Gardening Classes

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Gardening Classes

This series of classes is designed for gardeners of all levels. The classes are stand alone so that you may attend as many as you like. One thing is for certain, each will provide inspiration for your own garden.

The Rose Pruning Clinic is an excellent way to learn how to prune different roses while making a great contribution to The Farmers Branch Rose Gardens.

Free Winter Gardening Classes

Tuesdays January 10 – 31 | 7 PM
Community Recreation Center
14050 Heartside Place
Saturday, February 18 | 10 AM
Gussie Field Watterworth Park Rose Garden
2610 Valley View Lane
  • January 10 - Essentials of Tree Pruning

    Protecting the Branch Collar and other Essentials of Tree Pruning  – Sam Hill, Board Certified Master Arborist®  and owner of Sam Hill Tree Care, will take the mystery out of tree pruning and care.

    Location: Community Recreation Center Time: 7:00 pm
  • January 17 - The Edible Landscape

    Utilizing areas in your landscape to grow edibles is a way to add food on your table and reduce your grocery bill. This program teaches you how to incorporate edible plants into your home garden and landscape. You will learn how herbs, fruits and vegetables can add to the colors textures of your permanent landscape combining both aesthetics’ and functionality.

    Location: Community Recreation Center Time: 7:00 pm
  • January 24 - Don’t Throw that Orchid Away

    Dotty Woodson, a familiar face on NBC on Sunday morning and an orchid enthusiast, will share the secrets of caring for your blooming orchids and coaxing them back into bloom again.

    Location: Community Recreation Center Time: 7:00 pm
  • January 31 - Backyard Composting

    Is your trash can full at the end of the week? Did you know that you can reduce the waste carried to landfills by composting more and throwing away less? This program teaches the composting process, the different types and methods of composting, as well as how to compost and its importance. There will be 3 Shepherd Complete Composters given away as door prizes.

    Location: Community Recreation Center Time: 7:00 pm
  • February 18 - Saturday Rose Pruning Clinic

    Come out to the Rose Garden and learn how to prune roses or just come to help and spend time with other gardeners. Bring your leather gloves and pruners. 10 am – 12 pm.

    Location: Gussie Field Watterworth Park Rose Garden Time: 10:00 am