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February 2022

SCMGA at the Library – Some Like It Hot- Plants That Love Summer in Texas

February 18 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Tyler Public Library, 201 S. College Ave
Tyler, TX 75702 United States
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By Smith County Master Gardener Andi Rathbone. Texas summers are famous not only for both their heat and the length of time we must endure that heat. How heat affects plants, what heat zones are and what plants thrive in our sizzling Texas summers will be discussed.

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2022 Junior Master Gardener National Leader Training

February 21 @ 8:00 am - February 23 @ 5:00 pm

Do you work with kids gardening programming on a regular basis, or do you want an opportunity to explore new ideas and curricula available to support youth programs? Consider registering for the 2022 Junior Master Gardener National Leader Training, held February 21 - 23, 2022 in College Station, Texas! Through this conference, you will learn how to: Utilize all curricula resources Implement best practices, project-based learning, managing students/groups Access Group/class registration, recognition & certification options Involve local county Extension, volunteers and parents in…

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March 2022

SCMGA at the Library – Flapping About Butterflies

March 18 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Tyler Public Library, 201 S. College Ave
Tyler, TX 75702 United States
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Greg Grant, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Horticulture Agent for Smith County will teach us about some of the showiest and most common East Texas butterflies along with which plants that host them and which plants they nectar on.

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April 2022

SCMGA at the Library – Saving the World with Homegrown Bouquets

April 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Tyler Public Library, 201 S. College Ave
Tyler, TX 75702 United States
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By Jay White, editor of Texas Gardener. 90% of the cut flowers sold in the U.S. are now grown overseas. While beautiful, the international trade in cut flowers comes at a high cost to the environment and the people that grow them. Learn how to “save the world” by growing your own cut flowers or supporting the American producers that provide an environmentally responsible alternative to American consumers. Selected guests get to make their own homemade floral arrangements using techniques…

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May 2022

SCMGA at the Library – Night Gardens: The Magic Mix of Plants and Moonlight

May 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Tyler Public Library, 201 S. College Ave
Tyler, TX 75702 United States
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By Smith County Master Gardener Elizabeth Waldrop. Gardens that are planted to be at their most beautiful in the evening and by moonlight are a magical sensory experience. They also allow Gardeners who are busy during the day to experience their gardens when they have time to enjoy them. Also discussed are historic night gardens, basic design plans for your own and the enchanting plants that bring these gardens to life.

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