Coming Events

January 13, 2017 – Master Gardeners at the Library

“Master Gardeners at the Library” is a series of 5 lectures sponsored and provided by the Smith County Master Gardeners.  The programs will be held on Fridays at 11:30 in the Tyler Library’s Taylor Auditorium.  January’s lecture – “Winter Sowing” with Trish Wittinger  

February 10, 2017 – Master Gardeners at the Library

“Master Gardeners at the Library” is a series of 5 lectures sponsored and provided by the Smith County Master Gardeners.  The programs will be held on Fridays at 11:30 in the Tyler Library’s Taylor Auditorium. February’s lecture – “The Rose Rustlers” with Greg Grant

February 27, 28, 2017 – Landscape Design School 

The George Bush Presidential Library at Texas A & M University will be the site of Landscape Design School II, February 27-28, 2017.  The Schools are sponsored by Texas Garden Clubs, Inc. & the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A & M University.  This course is popular with Texas Master Gardeners and can now be utilized by them for continuing education credit.

Registration form may be obtained from: http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/southerngarden/LDFeb17/

March 4, 2017 – Gregg Co. MG Spring Gardening Seminar

Conference speakers include:  Tom LeRoy, Vegetable Gardening in Containers and Steven Chamblee, Shade Gardening and Peace, Love & Milagros.  Doors open at 8:00 AM.  Cost is $10 in advance and $12 at the door. For information, call 903-236-8429.

At First United Methodist Church, 400 North Fredonia St., Longview, TX

March 10, 2017 – Master Gardeners at the Library

“Master Gardeners at the Library” is a series of 5 lectures sponsored and provided by the Smith County Master Gardeners.  The programs will be held on Fridays at 11:30 in the Tyler Library’s Taylor Auditorium. March’s lecture – “Azaleas” with Keith Hansen

April 21, 2017 – Master Gardeners at the Library

“Master Gardeners at the Library” is a series of 5 lectures sponsored and provided by the Smith County Master Gardeners.  The programs will be held on Fridays at 11:30 in the Tyler Library’s Taylor Auditorium. April’s lecture – “Garden Flower Arranging” with Neysa Mueller

April 27-May 1, 2017 – 2017 TMGA Conference Cruise

2017 TMGA Conf logoWe are very excited to announce the launch of our 2017 Texas Master Gardener Conference! This is the first time we’re taking the conference on a cruise ship!  Come join us aboard the Carnival Liberty™ for four special days of education and fellowship, along with sun, fun and ocean waves!

Visit the conference website at: http://texasmgconference.com/ where you will find pricing, schedules, frequently asked questions (with answers!), terms and conditions, information on The Galveston Connection and so much more!

DID YOU MISS THE BOAT? Although the deadline to register has passed, we still have access to a very limited number of staterooms. But don’t delay – they will go fast! Register NOW!

May 5, 2017 – Master Gardeners at the Library

“Master Gardeners at the Library” is a series of 5 lectures sponsored and provided by the Smith County Master Gardeners.  The programs will be held on Fridays at 11:30 in the Tyler Library’s Taylor Auditorium.  May’s lecture – “Heat Loving Plants” with Andie Rathbone

July 10-14, 2017 – 2017 International Master Gardener Conference

IMGC 2017 PortlandPresented by Oregon State University Extension Service and Oregon Master Gardeners™, the five-day conference will kick off Monday evening with a reception. Conference program features three keynote speakers (Dan Hinkley, Renee Shepherd, and John Marzluff), daily breakout sessions, and a trade show.
The conference is scheduled for the Oregon Convention Center in Portland near the east banks of the Willamette River. Three conference hotels all are within short, 10-15 minute walk.

Early bird registration: October 10, 2016 through January 13, 2017

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