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Read about fellow Master Gardner, Betty Clouse in  North Ellis County Now Magazine

Lighthouse for Learning Master Gardener Series

Join the Ellis County Master Gardeners and Ellis County Extension Agency in a variety of classes to prepare your garden and yards for spring. 

All classes are held at the Waxahachie High School, 3001 US Hwy. 287 Bypass, Waxahachie, TX 75167, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Cost is $14.00

Mon., April 1

Container Gardening

Instructor: Jane Sloan

Thurs., April 4

Hobby Greenhouses

Instructor: Susan Knapp

Mon., April 8

Vegetable Gardening

Instructors: Arlene Hamilton and Jessie Mellon

Thurs. April 11

Irrigation: How to Cut Your Water Bill in Half!

Instructors: Jim Derstler and Allan Paxton

Mon. April 15

Texas Superstars

Instructors: Susan Ellis and Gayle Johnston

Thurs. April 18

Perennials for All Seasons

Instructor: Maureen Nitkowski

Mon. April 22

Plant Propagation

Instructor: Walt Friis

Thurs. May 02


Instructor: Lee Dann

Register for classes here.


On behalf of Dr. Kevin Ong,

The Texas Fruit Growers Association will be hosting their

2019 Spring Conference & Field Day

March 1-2, 2019 at the Texas A&M University Horticulture Teaching, Research and Extension Center (https://goo.gl/maps/tFCSQM8uyg22).

If you would like to attend please visit http://www.texasfruitgrowers.org/.

Note: Registration fees for CEAs will be waived.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to email corinne.rhodes@tamu.edu.

Don’t miss the Spring Garden Seminar!

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 – 6:00 pm
Silver Spur Resort, 13785 Hwy 19, Canton, Texas 75103
$20 per person; RSVP to (903) 567-4149

Greg Grant – CEA, Horticulture, Smith Co.

Topics: Heirloom Gardening in the South – “Yesterday’s Plants for Today’s Garden”

Cultural Influences in Southern Gardens – proven heirloom plants and Greg’s own old fashioned gardens.

Let Me Introduce You – Plants Greg has introduced to the gardening world and the stories that go with them.

Greg Grant Gardens

2019 Wood County Master Gardener Spring Conference

Please see the attached flyer for the upcoming 2019 Wood County Master Gardener Spring Conference on March 16th at the Mineola League of the Arts (200 W Blair St, Mineola, TX) from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Guest speaker will be Daniel Cunningham presenting over Food-Scape and a variety of other classes will be held throughout the morning.

MG-KBEC 1390 AM and 99.1 FM Saturday @ 8:10 am

Be sure to tune in to KBEC every Saturday morning at 8:10 a.m. to hear the Master Gardner report. 

  The 2019 calendars are now available!

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