Sprinkler System Spruce-up

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Water you doing to set your landscape up for success? Save water, money and time by giving your sprinkler system a “Spruce Up”.  Learn how minor do-it-yourself repairs and simple irrigation tips can make a MAJOR impact on the health of your landscape and your water bill. If you’ve got questions about your controller or […]

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Catch the Rain: DIY Rain Barrel Class

City of Denton 1001 S. Mayhill Rd, Denton, TX

This class is sure to be a barrel of fun! Experts agree rainwater is the best water for your lawn, landscape or vegetable garden. Join us to learn simple techniques on how to divert, store and use one of nature’s best resources for the garden. We’ll also pour through the basics and benefits of rainwater […]

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Digging In: Soils, Site, and Bed Preparation

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This groundbreaking program will provide the foundation your garden and landscape needs for long term success! We will simplify nitty gritty terms like soil texture, structure and pH while providing tips on how to amend your site conditions for happy, healthy plants. This class will also dig into the benefits of raised beds, plant selection […]

Dang it’s HOT: Cool Off with Shade Gardening

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Does your landscape have problem areas where nothing seems to grow? Do you have mature trees and areas where your turf is receding? Are your trees throwing shade?  Don’t accept being shaded out! Take advantage of these cooler landscape areas! Learn about the many native and adapted plants that not only survive but thrive in […]

Trees for Texas

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Trees are without a doubt, our most valuable landscape investment, but sometimes their care can leaf folks confused. Branch out and join us to learn tips on tree selection, proper planting practices, as well as proper watering, pruning, common insect issues and diseases. Whether you’re interested in trees for their ornamental value for your property, […]

Grow Native: Plants For Texas

Denia Recreation Center 1001 Parvin St, Denton, Texas

Dig into the growing trend to incorporate native plants in landscapes, both for their incredible beauty and the countless ecosystem services they provide! Learn how to grow our favorite native wildflowers, trees, shrubs as well as perennials with lush vibrant colors and textures to make your garden the envy of the neighborhood. We’ll also talk […]

Flitter, Flutter, Flowers: Butterfly Gardening

Denia Recreation Center 1001 Parvin St, Denton, Texas

Are you interested in butterfly gardening-- but have just been winging it?! Butterflies are welcomed visitors that bring our landscapes to life with activity in addition helping to pollinate our favorite plants. Learn easy and practical tips to create butterfly habitat in your landscape. We’ll also cover resources for selecting the right plants as host […]

Grow Your Own Vegetables

Denia Recreation Center 1001 Parvin St, Denton, Texas

Whether you’re trying to eat healthier, want to know where your food comes from, or just love the idea of growing delicious vine-ripened vegetables at home, this class is for you. “Lettuce” talk vegetables! Learn proper soil preparation, garden design and layouts, disease and insect identification, as well as the proper planting times for getting […]

Reducing Food Waste

City of Denton 1001 S. Mayhill Rd, Denton, TX

Did You Know up to 40 percent of the food produced in the United States is wasted? That’s one pound per person per day! In fact, unused food (after paper and cardboard) is one of the largest constituents of municipal waste. That’s a waste of both our farmers’ hard labor, as well as our country’s […]

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Heat Loving Plants

City of Denton 1001 S. Mayhill Rd, Denton, TX

The harsh and unpredictable Texas climate is one of the greatest challenges to a lush and vibrant landscape. Your greatest chance for success is to fill your landscape with adapted plants that can withstand the heat and drought that the growing season is sure bring upon us! We’ll cover our ROOTED IN “top 100” plants […]

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Dig into Composting

Emily Fowler Central Library 502 Oakland St, Denton, TX

Compost is the single greatest soil amendment you can add to set your garden and landscape up for success! Learn how to make high quality compost at home using materials most folks throw away. We’ll give you the dirt on the most effective composting materials and methods-- with a focus on practical techniques and piles […]

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Fall into Gardening: Tips to Grow on

City of Denton 1001 S. Mayhill Rd, Denton, TX

Are you ready to take your landscape to the next level?! Fall is a perfect time to give you’re landscape a refresh.  If you’re having trouble controlling unwanted plants in your lawn and landscape or if you’re confused about when to water and when to wait, this class is for you. Learn the best approach […]

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