Flitter, Flutter, Flowers: Butterfly Gardening

Heard Craig Center for the Arts 205 W Hunt St, McKinney

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 […]

Catch the Rain: DIY Rain Barrel Class

McKinney Community Center 2001 S Central Expy, McKinney

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 […]

Free

Perfectly Planted Pots: Container Gardening

John and Judy Gay Library 6861 W Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney

Once you sign up for this class, you won’t be able to contain yourself! If you have a small yard or patio that needs a pop of ornamental color, are frustrated with the poor soils on your property, or just simply don’t have the space to grow your fruits and veggies, then give container gardening […]

Summer Vegetable Gardening: Grow Your Own Vegetables

John and Judy Gay Library 6861 W Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney

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 […]

Bulletproof Plants

City of McKinney - Senior Center 1400 S. College Street, McKinney

The harsh and unpredictable Texas climate is one of the greatest adversaries to a lush and vibrant landscape. Your greatest defense is to arm your landscape with plants that can withstand the barrage of heat and drought that the growing season is sure to bombard us with! We’ll cover our top 100 bulletproof plants, adapted […]

Trees for Texas

Virtual Event

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, […]

Free