This year the Smith County Master Gardeners will be hosting their 22nd annual, award winning “From Bulbs to Blooms” conference and sale using a new format. The educational program featuring Smith County horticulturist and garden writer, Greg Grant, waxing horticulturally on the Earth-Kind bulbs in the sale, will be held via video will be posted on this page of the Smith County Master Gardeners Association website and Facebook page on September 15 The sale will be conducted online (from September 28-October 7) with curbside pickup October 10th at Harvey Hall (2000 W. Front St., Tyler, Texas, directly across from the Tyler Rose Garden). Click here to jump to the link for the online store.
The sale features heirloom, hardy, and hard to find Earth-Kind bulbs for Texas and the South, a number which are grown by Greg and the Smith County Master Gardeners. Greg Grant is the Smith County horticulturist for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Greg is co-author of Heirloom Gardening in the South, Texas Fruit and Vegetable Gardening, and The Rose Rustlers. He also writes garden columns for Texas Gardener magazine and the Tyler Morning Telegraph newspaper.
|View the video presentation of items in the sale here:||The sale will be conducted online with curbside pickup at Harvey Hall in Tyler, TX. The pertinent dates are:
9/15/20 – Greg Grant’s bulb talk video goes live
9/28/20 – (8 AM) Online sale begins
10/7/20 (5 PM) – Online sale closes
10/10/20 – (8 AM – 2 PM) Curbside Pickup ONLY
The bulb information packet can be downloaded HERE.
For tips on buying, planting and growing your bulbs, read this info Tip Sheet .
Tips on using our new virtual online store during the 2020 Bulb Sale:
- Check out quickly if products have limited quantities, because Items are guaranteed as yours only when you finish checking out.
- Scroll down the page past the Store Categories for these helpful links:
- Use the ‘Search Products’ feature to help you find what you’re looking for faster.
- Mark items as ‘Favorites’ to save for later viewing and comparisons.
- Stay up to date with updated information, new offers and programs by subscribing to our newsletter when you check out.
- At this time, Daffodils ‘February Gold’ and ‘Tweety Bird’ are not available even though they were part of the Bulb Information packet and included in Greg Grants’ video presentation.
- All prices include Sales Tax so taxes will not be charged at check out.
- Items are sold by the bag. To see how many bulbs are in each bag, scroll down to the description details of the item.
- All items must be picked up on October 10th from 8am – 2pm at Harvey Convention Center, 2000 W. Front St. There will not be any shipping options. Remember to bring your receipt with you when picking up your order.
- If you have issues or questions, call the AgriLife office at (903) 590-2980 or email the Master Gardener Events Coordinator at SmithMGEvents@gmail.com
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