The Big Country Master Gardener’s Association is a group of local residents who love to learn and teach others about all things gardening. We support and assist our local TexasAgriLife Extension service by providing the Big Country community with information on good gardening practices through education programs, news articles, media, presentations made to are organizations, and through our responses to Ask a Master Gardener over the phone and internet.

Abilene and surrounding areas offer unique challenges with our soil, precipitation, wind, and sun. Our BCMGA chapter is made up of both experienced and novice gardeners, all of whom want to share what they have to offer with the public to benefit our community.

If you’d like to know more about becoming a Master Gardener, please check out more of our website. Watch our calendar for our annual Spring Plant Sale, as well as educational programs and projects we lead. We would love to have you join us!

Abilene Gardening, Garden, Plants

Master Gardener 2017 Training Applications being accepted

Applications due February 1, 2017









Fall Gardening Symposium coming Saturday October 29

9 AM to Noon

1725 ACU Drive (Williams Performing Arts Center Lobby)

Join the Big Country Master Gardeners to learn about:

  • Attracting songbirds to your garden
  • Monarchs & Milkweeds
  • Tips for photographing  nature

Cost is $20 per person.

  • To pay with cash or check, complete the Registration form and bring payment toTaylor County Extension, 1982 Lytle Way, Abilene, TX 79602 325-672-6048
  • To pay online with a credit card, click  here.



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