Feb 23 2019

Tarrant Regional Water District: Newcomer’s Guide to Gardening in North Texas - Southlake

Feb 23 2019 - 8:30am to 12:00pm
Florence Elementary School
3095 Johnson Rd.
Southlake , TX

Gardening talks provided by Water University experts. Topics include: soil testing, recommended plants for our area, landscape design, lawn maintenance, growing vegetables and fruit, efficient sprinklers.

$5. Register online on website link below.

Grow North Texas: Getting Your Lawn and Landscape Ready For Spring - Dallas

Feb 23 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Owenwood Farm and Neighbor Space
1451 John West
Dallas , TX

Seventy-five percent of what happens in your landscape happens in the first month of spring, so the decisions you make before spring are important. If you want to manage your lawn and shrubs yourself, using organic practices, join us for this exciting workshop! We will dispel misconceptions about these major facets of your landscape and teach you how to save steps so you can enjoy your property this spring!

$10.

Limited scholarships are available!

Info: wyonella_henderson-greene@baylor.edu

Texas Worm Ranch: 365 Days of Edible Gardening - Garland

Feb 23 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Texas Worm Ranch
2636 National Cir
Garland , TX

Now is the time to get your garden favorites started!  Learn how to plant and succeed with tomato and pepper transplants, melons, squash, cucumber, corn, eggplant, Southern Peas, Beans, corn, eggplant, Southern Peas, sweet potatoes, watermelon, and more. Learn the correct way to care for plants from seed to harvest. Includes: how to prep your garden bed for success, what varieties to use, planting, fertilizing for success, preventing disease and pests, and maintaining health of plants through Spring and Summer. Wear gardening clothes and bring gloves-we will be planting!

$30, includes 10 lbs of Texas Worm Ranch Worm Castings and 365 Days of Edible Gardening Booklet

Tickets

TS Wellness: Instant Pot 101 - Healthy Plant-based Cooking - Richardson

Feb 23 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
City of Richardson Civic Center
411 W Arapaho Rd
Richardson , TX

Plant-based cooking class hosted by TS Wellness, a local nutrition consulting firm. $40.

READ THE GREENSOURCEDFW ARTICLE ABOUT TS WELLNESS

Downwinders at Risk: Portable Air Monitoring Training - Dallas

Feb 23 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
GoodWork
1808 S Good Latimer Expy
Dallas , TX

Learn how to correctly operate a high-tech portable air monitor so you can check out the equipment yourself and record pollution levels in your neighborhood. We use Areoqual Particulate Matter 2.5 and 10 portable air monitors that are extremely accurate and also extremely easy to use. No prior experience necessary. Not technical background required.

Already had our Level One training? Come take a field trip to record levels at possible hot spots, add data points to our PM map and earn the right to check out a monitor.

Lifehouse Wellness: Plant-Based Shopping Tour for Men - Dallas

Feb 23 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Fiesta Mart
3030 S Lancaster Rd
dallas , TX

Good-bye boxes, bags and cans & HELLO leafy greens, roots and legumes!

Allow us to demystify plant-based shopping and become confident in your contribution to the meal prepartion experience.  Reserve your spot today! Email sherri@litehousewellness.org with any questions.

Friends of LLELA: Winter Tree ID - Lewisville

Feb 23 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
LLELA
201 East Jones Street
Lewisville , TX

In this active hands on workshop, learn the basics of identifying bare trees with Suzanne Tuttle, plant ecologist and former manager of the Fort Worth Nature Refuge. 

With nearly three decades of experience with Texas flora, Tuttle will take you on a field experience that will "leave" you in the know about LLELA Nature Preserve's section of the Eastern Crosstimbers!  

This event is free with your $5 per vehicle paid entry into LLELA.

Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center: Tracks & Scat - Cedar Hill

Feb 23 2019 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center
1206 W FM 1382
Cedar Hill , TX

Local DFW-area educator Gwen Eishen for Texas Wildlife Association (Collin, Dallas, Denton, and Tarrant Counties) presents a local narrative on how to track wildlife species in our ecosystem. 

Donations to Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center encouraged.

Artcycle Club: Freedom Quilt Codes Workshop - Dallas

Feb 23 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
South Dallas Cultural Center
3400 S Fitzhugh Ave
Dallas , TX

Be part of this historical fiber art project with recycle artist VET.  This workshop is the third in a series entitled “Freedom Quilt Codes.”

Learn how one symbol can have multiple meanings and sometimes a hidden message. Participants will create quilt blocks based on Freedom Quilt Code designs. Each of the first nine classes will be dedicated to making a single pattern, the 10th class is for assembling your blocks into individual small art quilts. This event-series culminates May 18 at the South Dallas Cultural Center. On that morning, your quilt blocks will be assembled for display, with an exhibit reception to follow that afternoon. Attend one, two, or all of the sessions. There will be blank panels on hand for those that did not attend all of the workshops. Participants will keep their art quilts.  

This is a fun and free workshop. All supplies are provided, and no special skills are required. Blocks will be made from fabric, using glue and hand stitching. 

Register for classes on website below.

This workshop is funded in part by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, Cultural Projects Funding and private donations

Info: artcycleclub@gmail.com

Texas Discovery Gardens - Native Plants of Texas - Dallas

Feb 23 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Texas Discovery Gardens
3601 MLK Jr Blvd
Dallas , TX

Due to the widespread loss of natural habitat, there is an acute need to include native plants in our landscapes to mitigate their scarcity in the wild. Native plants provide for the insect diversity necessary to maintain our bird and pollinator populations, as well as other aspects of a healthy ecology. This class illustrates the wealth of Texas plant species and the myriad of unique and beautiful plants we have to choose from.

$15.

Friends of O.S. Gray Natural Area: Star Party & Storytelling- Arlington

Feb 23 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
O.S. Gray Natural Area
2021 W Abram St
Arlington , TX

Come try out a variety of telescopes, look at visible planets, constellations, stars, and chat with astronomers from the Fort Worth Astronomical Society about astronomy and their equipment. Or have a listen as our Storytellers weave tales of the outdoors around the campfire! We’ll also be making s’mores and hot chocolate, and roasting hot dogs around the campfire, so bring your lawn chair and flashlight.

Info: FriendsOfosCity@gmail.com