Free classes on landscaping, pruning, fall planting in North Texas

How to improve your home’s curb appeal

After a harsh summer, North Texas landscapes need a little TLC. Learn basic steps for refreshing your landscape and improving your home’s curb appeal at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at Covington’s Nursery, 5518 Liberty Grove, Rowlett.


Best trees for North Texas and fall pruning

At 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, Covington’s offers tips on fall pruning and the best trees for North Texas. This free class lets you know how to plant and take care of new trees; and how, what and when to prune during the fall season.


Pansy partners

Learn to make dazzling flower displays with pansies and other popular cool-season plants for fabulous landscape color from fall until spring. Also, previous fabulous new pansy colors and mixes. This free class will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8.


Planting with Texas tough perennials

Lear about the rewards of planting with native and perennial plants and take home a guide describing the best ones for North Texas. This free class will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at Covington’s.


Fall bulbs for Spring blooms

Bud Hervey from Van Bloem Gardens will discuss planting fall bulbs in southern landscapes at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at Covington’s. And the event is free!


Seasonal color bowl workshop

*Supplies will cost $25 and up, based upon your pot & plant selections

Learn to create spectacular color bowls with great plant combinations to beautify your porch/patio with great fall and winter color, or to give as holiday gifts. Children are welcome with an adult. The workshop will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. Call Mary at 972-475-5888, ext. 111 to reserve a place. Walk-ins are welcome.


Covington’s Nursery is located at 5518 Liberty Grove Road in Rowlett.

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