2017 Schedule of Events

 

NOTE: Activities are open to people of all ages. Children under age 15 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Membership is not required to participate in activities.

 

Jan 18 – Health Begins in the Gut by Selena Smith, dietician at Natural Grocers

 

Feb 15 – Spring Gardening by Neala Johnson, a.k.a. Suburban Dirt Girl, a super organic gardener from Frisco

 

Mar 15 – Robin Young, owner of Soul Honey, will present a program on The Fascinating Lives of Honey Bees. She builds her own hives, that are different from the traditional style. She is full of great information and takes amazing pictures of her bees. Everyone should get a real buzz from this program! Come learn and bring a friend.

 

Mar 18 - Saturday 1:00pm – Field Trip to Texas-Tulips in Pilot Point. Experience a beautiful taste of Holland right here in Texas! An extravaganza of colorful tulips will dazzle your eyes. Admission is $3 per person. Picking tulips or buying bulbs is extra. Leave at 1:00pm sharp from KDZ, 719 N. Sherman Dr. (It’s a former 7-11 type of store just north of the old Piggly Wiggly – now La Azteca Mexican Mkt.). We should get back about 3:30pm. For more details about the farm, you can visit https://texas-tulips.com

 

Apr 19 – Container Gardening by Charlotte Canion,Texas Super Star Specialist & Texas Master Gardener. Use containers for limited space areas or creating accents while also saving time and water. Avoid all the bending over by creating raised beds. Hear about your choices for materials and recommended soil mixes.

 

May 17The Secret Language of Plants as revealed in a fascinating video describing how plants communicate with their surroundings and how they defend themselves. Do plants have a brain and think? You will be amazed at these newly discovered secrets about the lives of plants.  Come to learn, and bring a friend. Program begins at 7p.m.

 

Jun 21 –  Haywood Morgan, Urban Forester for the City of Denton, will talk about the extent and make-up of the tree canopy in Denton and the efforts being taken to increase it and fill in gaps. This should be very informative. Come enjoy and bring a friend. Program begins at 7 p.m.

Summer break

 

Sep 20 – TBA


Oct 18 – TBA


Nov 15 – TBA


Dec – No program. Enjoy the holidays!

 

Other Events:

Sat, Apr 22, 10am-4pm – Redbud Festival

Sat, June 10 – Visit Suburban Dirt Girl in Frisco to see her urban garden


Field trips currently being scheduled.

 

 

 

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