Feb 16 2019

Denton County Master Gardener Association: Flower Mound Spring Gardening Series - Flower Mound (Feb. 4-Feb. 25

Feb 4 2019 - 7:00pm to Feb 18 2019 - 9:00pm
Flower Mound Public Library
3030 Broadmoor Ln
Flower Mound , TX

Denton County Master Gardener Association and the Flower Mound Public Library present a series of talks that will cover gardening topics for spring. All programs start at 7 p.m.  Please register at 972-874-6165 or fmpl@flower-mound.com .

Feb. 4: Companion Planting - Lynda Harvey

Feb. 11: Yard Art Smarts - Tammie Gurley

Feb. 18: Landscape Design for Success - Carol Arment

Feb. 25: Success with SUCCULENTS - Gay Campbell

Texas Organic Farmers & Gardners Association: Annual Conference - Corpus Chrisite

Feb 14 2019 - 8:00am to Feb 16 2019 - 5:00pm
Omni Hotel on Corpus Christie Bay Corpus Christie , TX

Ellen Polishuk is TOFGA's 2019 keynote speaker. A longtime, down-to-earth farmer, business consultant, author and dynamic speaker, Ellen will engage and enlighten during TOFGA’s annual banquet and share insight on sustainability, profitability and resilient agriculture.

Conference offers interactive learning, time to visit with friends old and new and a chance to connect with folks on all things farming and food in Texas.

Great Backyard Bird Count (Feb. 15-18) - DFW

Feb 15 2019 - 7:00am to Feb 18 2019 - 11:45pm

Launched in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, the Great Backyard Bird Count was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time.

Now, more than 160,000 people of all ages and walks of life worldwide join the four-day count each February to create an annual snapshot of the distribution and abundance of birds.

Participate for at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count, February 15-18, 2019. Simply tally the numbers and kinds of birds you see. Count from any location.

See how to get started.

Various nonprofits and nature centers will be holding GBBC events. We'll post those below as we learn of them here:

Feb. 16, O.S. Gray Natural Area, 2021 W. Abram St., Arlington, 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Feb. 16, Southwest Nature Preserve, 2060 W. Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Feb. 16, Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, 1206 W FM 1382, Cedar Hill, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Event Website:

Collin County Master Gardeners: Edible Gardening 101 - McKinney

Feb 16 2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Collin County Master Gardeners
825 N McDonald St, Ste 150
McKinney , TX

Join the Collin County Master Gardeners for Edible Gardening 101. Master Gardeners will be presenting the following topics:

• Garden Planning and Raised Beds

• Soil Preparation

• North Texas Vegetable Gardening Tips

• Weird and Wonderful Edible Plants

During the mid-morning break, please take the opportunity to visit the following demonstration tables: CCMGA Information, Texas Pure Products, Irrigation, Container Gardening, Pollinators, Raised Bed Construction, Insects/Diseases, Berries and Greenhouse Gardening

Collin County Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer your questions. 

$10.

Trinity Haymarket: Creating Seed Starting Kits and the Benefits of Mycorrhizal Fungi (Wildroot Organics) - Dallas

Feb 16 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Trinity Haymarket
1715 Market Center Blvd
Dallas , TX

Dual instruction will cover mycorrhizal fungi, its benefits and applications in gardening, and making your own biodegradable seed starting pot using only organic veggie seeds. Great way to get a kick start on your spring veggie garden.  

Register in advance at 214-202-2163. $10 per adult to cover materials for the class.  

Dallas Coalition for Hunger Solutions: Seed Swap Party - Dallas

Feb 16 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Lakewood Branch Library
6121 Worth Street
Dallas , TX

Meet fellow gardners and learn about urban gardening in Dallas. Share seeds and gardening tips. The Seed Library at the Dallas Public Library will provide a variety of free seeds. If you would like to bring your own seeds, envelopes and blank labels will be provided.

Citizens' Climate Lobby: Meeting - Dallas

Feb 16 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
15101 Surveyor Blvd
Addison , TX

January Dallas North Citizens' Climate Lobby meeting includes discussion about the reintroduction of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (H.R. 763) and plans for the year ahead!