Want to grow herbs, fall vegetables and wild flowers? How about installing a water garden or compost heap? Anyone interested in gardening and landscaping in Texas will enjoy a visit to the Green Thumb Garden Theatre.
This informative series provides an open dialogue between visitors and Texas Agricultural Extension Service Master Gardeners. Horticultural specialists share their secrets and answer questions about how to get the most from your backyard garden. The topics are varied enough to interest the gardening novice as well as the more seasoned gardening professional.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
6:00 p.m.: “Cultural Problems of Trees and Shrubs”
Dallas County Extension Agent Stacy Reece
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
12:00 noon: “Texas Wild-Scapes: A Backyard Wildlife HabitaT Program” John Davis, Urban Biologist for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Deportment.
1 :00 p.m.: “How to Moke Compost” Bert Whitehead
2:00 p.m.: “Common Sense Landscaping” Bonnie Reese, owner of Beautiful Landscapes.
3:00 p.m.: “Herbs for the Texas Landscape” Texas Herb Growers & Marketers member Marian Buchanan
4:00 p.m.: “Fall Vegetable Gardening” Master Gardener William Ball.
5:00 p.m.: ’The Basics of Installing a Water Garden” Master Gardener William Boll.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
12:00 noon: “Wildflowers for the Metroplex”Master Gardener Susan Batterbee
1:00 p.m.: “Perennials for the Metroplex” Master Gardener Association President Bobbie Benson.
2:00 p.m.: “Common Sense Landscaping” Bonnie Reese