Primrose School of Rockwall hosts Planting with Grandparents event

Primrose School of Rockwall hosts Planting with Grandparents event

ROCKWALL, TX – May 3, 2021 — Last week, students at Primrose School of Rockwall spent a lovely afternoon full of planting and fun with their grandparents. Each year, the Primrose School of Rockwall welcomes grandparents to an annual planting event where students and grandparents team up to pot a plant of their choosing. Each […]

Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School graders harvest and eat what they plant

Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School graders harvest and eat what they plant

Second graders at Amy Parks-Heath ES didn’t let a few sprinkles keep them from coming out to the garden and transplanting a variety of lettuce and cabbage. They listened carefully to Ms. Jane Bukowitz give her expertise on worms and their beneficial properties to the garden soil. Students filled the soil with worms in an […]

Amy Parks-Heath Elementary Brings Education Outdoors

Amy Parks-Heath Elementary Brings Education Outdoors

(HEATH, TX — June 6, 2019) This past school year, kiddos channeled their green thumbs and learned all about nature thanks to a unique outdoor learning opportunity at Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School. APHE Kindergartners, first and second graders took their studies outside the classroom to the APHE Outdoor Garden, where they learned all about plant […]

Spring Plant & Seed Swap April 11 at Discovery Garden in Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 30, 2015) Perennials need to be divided on a regular basis to maintain healthy and vigorous growth.   If you do not have space to spread them out then you want to participate in the free Spring Plant and Seed Swap on April 11 sponsored by the Rockwall County Master Gardeners.  This […]

Save your landscape for better days

UPDATE (August 5, 2014) LOCATION CHANGE! We just word that the Conference on Water Solutions described below has been moved to the County Extension Office, 915 Whitmore Ste. B, Rockwall, TX 75087.  A conference on water solutions ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX. (July 3, 2014) On Saturday August 9 from 10 – 1 pm the Rockwall County Master […]

Free Garden Secrets class covers composting

(Lewisville) July 16, 2012 – Keep Lewisville Beautiful will present a free Garden Secrets class from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 19 at the Lewisville Memorial Park Recreation Center, 1950-B South Valley Parkway. This informative class on “Composting” is the perfect class for learning all about the composting process. Backyard composting plays a crucial […]

Free Garden Secrets class focuses on bees

Keep Lewisville Beautiful will hold a free Garden Secrets class from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at the Lewisville Public Library’s Crawford Room. To reserve a seat, call 972-538-5949 or send email to . This informative class on bees is the perfect class for those interested in general knowledge about honey bees, why […]

Winter planting for spring and summer enjoyment

Winter planting for spring and summer enjoyment

Even though winter can be dreary, we have hope with spring right around the corner. It’s hard to get excited at this time of the year, but when you think back to how long, hot and dry our summers are you start to appreciate the chill in the air. Really, our winters are mild in […]

Free ‘Plant an Edible Front Yard’ class

(Irving) A free class introducing the world of the “edible” and useful front yard will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road. For more information, visit www.cityofirving.org/begreen or call 972-742-2296. To submit your news and events, email .

Free gardening classes at Covington’s Nursery

Free gardening classes at Covington’s Nursery

(Rowlett) Covington’s Nursery and Landscape Company in Rowlett is bringing in the New Year by offering several free gardening classes. First up, learn the tricks of the trade to ensuring healthy plants in your landscape while saving time, money and water, through proper soil preparation. The soil preparation class is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. […]