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What Exactly Is A Keyhole Garden Anyway?

Explore the fascinating world of keyhole gardens, an innovative solution to gardening in challenging conditions. Discover how this unique design conserves water, enriches soil, and maximizes space.

Spotlight on the Potager Garden at Myers Park

Explore the rich history and stunning design of the Potager Garden at Myers Park, a harmonious blend of vegetables, fruits, flowers, and herbs grown for both culinary and medicinal uses.

Earth-Kind Landscaping: Proven Practices For Eco-Friendly Gardens

Explore Earth-Kind® Landscaping, a science-backed gardening initiative focused on environmental stewardship. Learn about CCMGA's award-winning research gardens using Earth-Kind and how to adopt these sustainable practices in your own backyard.


Spotlight On: Myers Park Shade Garden

Escape the summer heat and explore the beauty of Myers Park's shade garden. This serene oasis offers inspiration and various shade-loving plants to transform your shady spaces.

Spotlight on the Children’s Garden at Myers Park

Discover the joy of gardening and its benefits for children with the Children's Garden at Myers Park in McKinney, Texas. Designed by Master Gardener Angela Hooper, the garden aims to educate children about nature and gardening through school field trips, scouting workshops, and family visits. 

Spotlight on Myers Park Vegetable Garden

Discover a hidden gem in northern McKinney, Texas at the Myers Park and Event Center. The Collin County Master Gardeners maintain a vegetable garden that not only produces an abundance of fresh produce but also serves as a demonstration and research garden. Using EarthKind principles and custom-made row covers, the garden's volunteers work around 1,500 hours annually to maintain the garden and perform data collection for research purposes. 

Spotlight on Myers Park Gardens

Did you know Collin County has a free botanical garden?? The 158-acre Myers Park and Event Center is located in northern McKinney where you will see the handiwork of hundreds of Collin County Master Gardeners.

Spotlight on CCMGA Projects

Have you ever wondered: what exactly is a Master Gardener and what do they do? Let us lead you on a journey around Collin County as we shine a monthly spotlight on many of our community outreach gardens and projects right here in your own backyard. 

Photos of flowers in the gardens at Myers Park

What's Happening in the Earth-Kind® Gardens at Myers Park?

What's New for 2022 in the Earth-Kind® Gardens at Myers Park 

A Year of Extremes: The Earth-Kind Research and Demonstration Gardens at Myers Park 2021

There have been several extreme weather incidents at Myers Park this year. 

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