Sprinkler Systems 201

Botanical Research Institute of Texas

This class dives deeper with easy-to-follow tips, like how to determine your sprinkler system’s optimal run-time by conducting a simple catch can test. We’ll also discuss how to operate your controller to cycle and soak to better and more accurately apply water to you home landscape. Will also talk about new irrigation technology that allows […]

Native Plant Design: Blending Beauty and Function

Botanical Research Institute of Texas

Gardening with native plants doesn’t mean giving up your yard to the weeds. Plants indigenous to Texas can look stunning, especially when artfully combined to take advantage of their unique forms, textures and colors! Native plantings can make a great addition with design styles to please every taste-- traditional, cottage, modern, or architectural! Learn how […]

Dig into Composting

Botanical Research Institute of Texas

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 […]

Butterfly Gardening: Flitter, Flutter, Flowers

Ridglea Library 3628 Bernie Anderson Ave, Fort Worth, 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 […]

Wildlife Friendly Landscapes: Gardens That Give Back

Botanical Research Institute of Texas

Native and adapted plants are not only beautiful, low maintenance additions to the garden; they can be useful tools to attract beneficial wildlife as well! Learn ways to attract and provide habitat for butterflies, songbirds, hummingbirds, bees, and other beneficial animals that bring your landscape to life with activity! If you’d like to keep your […]

Trees for Texas

Northwest Library 6228 Crystal Lake Dr, Fort Worth, Texas

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, […]