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Garden Show runs March 19 & 20 at Myers Park

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The Garden Show is an indoor event packed with exciting and informative educational events with hands-on activities and demos from local experts. Speakers will present timely information on outdoor living in North Texas.

The two-day show runs 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 19, and from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, March 20, and is sponsored by Collin County Master Gardeners and Earth-Kind Gardening.

Among the activities included are: Presentations for homeowners, local vendors, speakers, hands-on demonstrations, children's activities, tours of trial gardens at Myers Park, and more. Parking is free.  Admission is a $2 donation per person to support the Assistance League of Greater Collin County.

Schedule

Saturday, March 19

10 a.m.: Outstanding Plants for North Central Texas - Steve Huddleston, keynote speaker 

11:30 a.m.:  Designing the Garden for Pollinators - Joyce Cleary

1 p.m.:  The Bulb Hunter - Chris Wiesinger, keynote speaker

2:15 p.m.: Texas Superstars/Earth Kind Gardening - Diane Sharp

3:30 p.m.:  Rose Rosette Disease - Claude Graves

Sunday, March 20

11:30 a.m.:  Flowers for Honey Bees - Hope Pettibon

12:30 p.m.:  Successful Gardening in Collin County - Jim Ewoldsen

1:45 p.m.:  Grapes in the Garden - Dr. Justin Scheiner

3:00 p.m.:  A Year Filled with Color - Neil Sperry, keynote speaker