March 22 to April 7, 2019
March 26, 2019 – Private Spring Garden Tour
The Smith County A&M AgriLife Extension Office will be hosting a private landscape tour Tuesday March 26, 2019 from 9:00- 12:00 PM in the beautiful garden of Guy and Joan Pyron located in the Azalea District, 212 W. Dobbs St. Tyler, Texas.
The personally guided tour will be led by current Smith County horticulturist, Greg Grant, and retired Smith County horticulturist, Keith Hansen.
For more information contact the Smith County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office at 903-590-2980.
April 6, 2019 – Garden Gala Day Plant Sale – 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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 6, at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, 2900 Raguet St., in historic Nacogdoches.
The sale will feature more than 300 varieties of hard-to-find, “Texas-tough” plants, including Texas natives, edibles, heirlooms, tropicals, perennials, shrubs and trees, with an emphasis on pollinator friendly selections, as well as exclusive SFA introductions.
April 12, 2019 – Master Gardeners at the Library – 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
The Smith County Master Gardeners lecture series continues with a free lecture at the Tyler Public Library. “Supercharge Your Garden with Texas Superstar Plants” – Strong and stunning plants for Texas, with Smith County Master Gardener Texas Superstar Specialists.
April 25 – 27, 2019 Texas State MG Conference
The Victoria County Master Gardener Association is very proud to host the April 25-27 event at Victoria Community Center, 2905 E. North St., Victoria, TX 77901.
In the months to come we will present details on speakers, workshops, tours, registration and our Victoria Crossroads area community. So, feel free to visit us at http://2019tmgaconference.com/ again and again as we reveal our very exciting plans.
Registration – December 1 to February 28 – $175 – March 1 to April 1 – $200.
May 17, 2019 – Master Gardeners at the Library – 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
The Smith County Master Gardeners lecture series continues with a free lecture at the Tyler Public Library. “Home Landscaping: Right Plant, Right Place” – Greg’s 5 basic principles of landscape design, including do’s and don’ts, with Greg Grant, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Horticulture Agent for Smith County.
May 18, 2019 Home Garden Tour – 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Once again the Smith County Master Gardeners,with the cooperation of the home owners, present the opportunity to tour the gardens of five homes in the Tyler area. The homes on this tour include:
- Thad & Monica Miller 1301 Roseland Blvd. Tyler 75701
- Mike & Patrice Carmichael, 2518 Old Bullard Rd., Tyler 75701
- Billy & Jill Wilkinson, 3679 Bentridge Ct. (The Woods), Tyler 75703
- Tom & Muriel Carmichael, 16873 Rainbow Ridge (Big Oak Bay Rd. – Chapel Hill), Arp 75750
- Ken & Debbie Gillispie, 14279 CR 294, (by Lake Tyler East) Arp 75750