The Garden Show March 17-18
Get your wagons ready!
This year's Garden Show will be better than ever - more vendors, more plants, more gardening presentations and more activities for the whole family.
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Grape and Fruit Tree Propagation Workshop
Friday, March 23, 2018 9am-3pm
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Feb 22 | 11:30 AM | The Landing at Myers Park
Feb 22 | 01:00 PM | McKinney
Mar 03 | 08:00 AM | Collin College, University Dr, McKinney
Mar 07 | 06:30 PM | Fire Station 7 Community Room, 861 S. Independence Pkwy McKinney, Texas 75070
Mar 11 | 02:30 PM | Holy Nativity Episcopal Church 2200 18th Street Plano, Texas 75074
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What is the best mulch to use in my flower beds? How often do I put it out and how much do I use?

Organic mulches are the best to use in your landscape.  Native hardwood mulches are readily available from the municipal recycling programs and also many retailers.  These hardwood mulches will break down to act as a natural fertilizer to your plants. Mulches also discourage weeds, cool the soil temperature, protect from erosion and conserve water.  Mulch should be kept at a 3 inch depth and can be applied anytime of the year.  The most common time is in the spring.  The depth of the mulch should be checked in the fall as well.