Coming Events

March 25, 2017 – Bluebird Season Kickoff

Let me talk to you.Join us, please.  As many as 200 (our maximum capacity) bluebird enthusiasts will gather for a fun-filled and educational experience. Look at the flier and website for our 2017 Bluebird Season Kickoff and Fund Raising Auction, which takes place March 25th, 9:00 – 3:00, at Waco Convention Center.

April 1, 2017 – MG Plant Sale at Marshall, TX

Opens 8 am until 2 pm – 105 N.East End Blvd, Marshall, TX (Tractor Supply Parking Lot) Herbs, Annuals, Heirlooms, Perennials, Vegetables, Figs, Roses, Hanging Baskets and so much more!

 

April 1, 2017 – SFA Garden Gala Day Plant Sale

Stephen F. Austin State University’s SFA Gardens will host its annual Garden Gala Day Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, 2900 Raguet St., in historic Nacogdoches.

The sale will feature a variety of hard-to-find, “Texas-tough” plants, including Texas natives, heirlooms, tropicals, perennials, shrubs and trees, with an emphasis on pollinator friendly selections, as well as exclusive SFA introductions.

This popular event benefits the SFA Mast Arboretum, PNPC, Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden and Gayla Mize Garden, along with educational programs that are hosted monthly at the gardens. Educational programs provided at the SFA Gardens reach more than 15,000 participants annually.

Parking will be available at SFA’s Janice A. Pattillo Early Childhood Research Center, 2428 Raguet St., and visitors are encouraged to arrive early and bring a wagon for their plants.

Go to Plant Sale List a PDF file with the complete list of the plants available.

April 8, 2017 – East Texas Garden Lecture Series

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service invites you to their 2017 Garden Lecture Series.  Registration will begin at 9 AM. at Blue Moon Nursery – Edom.

Ticket Information:  Season tickets for all six seminars are $45 per person and may be purchased in advance at the Extension Office at 1517 W. Front Street, Suite 116 in Tyler.  Single tickets on sale the day of the lecture are $15 per person.  For more information, call the Extension office at 903-590-2980.

This month’s lecture “From Garden to Vase” at Blue Moon Nursery.

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

May 1, 2017 – TMGA Awards Luncheon-Join us in Galveston

2017 TMGA Conf logo

The Annual TMGA Awards Luncheon will be held at 12:30 PM on Monday, May 1st, 2017 at the Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston after the disembarkation of the cruise ship.

We welcome everyone to join us for a superb luncheon prepared by the renowned chefs at Moody Gardens.

  • Galveston Tours
  • Vendors
  • Commemorative T-Shirts
  • Discounts to area attractions and merchants

This event is brought to you by the Galveston County Master Gardener Association.
For more information and registration, please visit the Galveston Connection link on the conference website. Looking forward to seeing you there!

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

June 3, 2017 – Home Garden Tour

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Five local gardens are open for public viewing.

1) Hipke Garden 4213 Fillbrook Lane

4405 Lazy Creek

2) Loeppky Garden 4405 Lazy Creek

3) Wade Garden 3309 Oak Knoll Drive

4) Mattek Garden 6018 Covey Lane

6018 Covey Ln.

5) Strauss Garden 9613 Chisholm Trail

Tickets $10 in advance; $15 day of tour purchased at any of the gardens.

Ticket locations – On Sale May 1 – June 2, Brookshire’s—100 Rice Road, Tyler, Potpourri House—3320 Troup Highway, Tyler, Blue Moon Gardens—13062 FM 279, Chandler, Anderson ’ s Gardens & Gifts—19045 CR 139, Flint, and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office—1517 W. Front Street. Suite 116, Tyler

Tickets can be mail ordered by May 20 at SCMG Garden Tour, 19461 Sandhill Lane, Flint TX 7572

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

September 9, 2017 – East Texas Garden Lecture Series

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service invites you to their 2017 Garden Lecture Series.  Registration will begin at 9 AM. at Pella-legna Vineyard.Image result for Pelle-legna Vineyards/Winery

Single tickets on sale the day of the lecture are $15 per person.  For more information, call the Extension office at 903-590-2980.

This month’s lecture Pella-legna Vineyard/Winery “In Vino Vertias”

November 11, 2017 – East Texas Garden Lecture Series

dawn stover as smart object-1The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service invites you to their 2017 Garden Lecture Series.  Registration will begin at 9 AM. at Tyler’s Rose Garden Center.

Single tickets on sale the day of the lecture are $15 per person.  For more information, call the Extension office at 903-590-2980.

This month’s lecture by Dawn Stover, SFA Gardens “Designed Plant Communities-Planting for Pollinators in a Pest Wide World.

 

 

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