Coming Events

October 14 – 26, 2017 – Scarecrow Trail

Cherokee County Master Gardener’s 8th Annual Scarecrow Trail from 9AM to 4PM  (Closed Sundays) at the Ruth B. Nichols Arboretum, 1015 Loop 456, Jacksonville, TX. Visitors to the trail are asked to donate non-perishable food items or $1/each person to support H.O.P.E.

November 7, 2017 – First Tuesday in the Garden – Free admission

Noontime lecture in the IDEA Garden – All About Trees – Henry Burch

November 11, 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 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.

April 4 – 6, 2018   Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Great tours are being booked, speaker applications are being reviewed, the venues have been rented, sponsorship’s are being acquired.

The conference will be a grand time of celebration!  We will “Honor the Past, Celebrate the Present, Embrace the Future”. We will be celebrating 40 years of the MG Program in the state of Texas and the unveiling of the Earth-Kind® Gardens within The Gardens at Texas A&M University!  Plan to attend this very special conference.



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