Growing Green Gardens
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Growing Green Gardens

Learn how to create a garden that is eco-friendly and welcoming to pollinators who help sustain the health of the environment.

The City of Plano Sustainability and Environmental Education Division (SEED) is presenting the following programs:

Vegetable Gardening for North Central Texas
Saturday, May 11 at 3pm at Haggard Library
Whether it’s pumpkins, tomatoes, lettuce or herbs, we’ve got tips for successful vegetable gardening in North Central Texas. Learn how to set up your garden for maximum results – even in containers.

Success with Seeds
Thursday, June 20 at 6:30-8pm at Schimelpfenig Library
It’s never too early to start your vegetable gardening. Learn the secrets to successful seed sowing and take home your own plant.

Water-Wise Gardening
Thursday, August 15 at 6:30pm at Parr Library
Is your yard thirsting for an update? Does it wilt in the heat? Help your landscape be Texas-tough with these seven simple steps

For additional SEED workshops, visit our YouTube channel.

Check it Out

Discover more with these resources from our collection:

Prairie Up: An Introduction to Natural Garden Design by Benjamin Vogt | Print

Veg Out: a Stress-Free Guide to Creating Your First Vegetable Garden by Heather Rodino | Print

The Container Victory Garden: a Beginner’s Guide to Growing Your Own Groceries by Maggie Stuckey | Print

100 Plants to Feed the Bees: Provide a Healthy Habitat to Help Pollinators Thrive by The Xerces Society | Print | eBook

Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens by Douglas W. Tallamy | Print | eBook

Butterfly Gardening: Creating Summer Magic in Your Garden by The Xerces Society | Print

Gardening With Less Water: Low-tech, Low-cost Techniques for Using up to 90% Less Water in Your Garden by David A. Bainbridge | Print

How to Create an Eco Garden: The Practical Guide to Sustainable and Greener Gardening by John Walker | Print

Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterflies: South by Jaret C. Daniels | Print

The New Create an Oasis with Greywater: Integrated Design for Water Conservation: Reuse, Rainwater Harvesting & Sustainable Landscaping by Art Ludwig | Print

Pollinator Friendly Gardening: Gardening for Bees, Butterflies, and Other Pollinators by Rhonda Hayes Fleming | Print

Rain Gardens: Managing Rainwater Sustainably in the Garden and Designed Landscape by Nigel Dunnett | Print

Tomorrow’s Garden: Design and Inspiration for a New Age of Sustainable Gardening by Stephen Orr | Print

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