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Presented by the Collin County Master Gardeners Association

The Garden Show showcases Earth-Kind® gardening principles for North Texas. A large group of local vendors offer plants and garden related products for sale to the public. The event is held in the Show Barn at beautiful Myers Park & Event Center in McKinney, Texas.

Here are some the highlights of this event:
  • Educational and Hands-On Presentations
  • Over 60 Local Garden-Related Vendors
  • Speakers and Entertainment
  • Children's Activities

*There will be a voluntary $2 admission per person at the gate.

Speaker Event Schedule

Education is the primary mission of the Collin County Master Gardener Association. 

Saturday, March 18

10:30-11:30 am Drought-Proofing Your Landscape • Speaker Brad Voss, M.S.

Noon-1 pm Growing Great Turf In Collin County • Speaker Dr. Becky Bowling

1:30-2:30 pm
Texas Tough Natives For Droughts And Floods • Speaker Carol Clark

2:30-3:30 pm
Growing Tomatoes In Collin County • Speaker Jim Ewoldsen

Sunday, March 19

11 am-noon A Primer On Tree Pruning • Speaker Steve Houser

12:30-1:30 pm Creating Exciting Plant Combinations • Speaker Steve Huddleston, M.A.

2-3 pm A Serious Look At Garden Whimsy • Speaker Steven Chamblee

3:30-4:30 pm Membership Installation Of Lynn & Neil Sperry Into The Collin County Master Gardeners Association

Our Event Charity for 2023

Community Garden Kitchen of Collin County

100% Gate proceeds from The Garden Show benefit The Community Garden Kitchen of Collin County

Spread the Word!

Help us spread the word about The Garden Show by sharing our event flyer or posting the flyer at your place of business. 

McKinney Community Development Committee

Great support for a great event

Thank You to a Few

McKinney Community Development Corporation

The McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC) has provided a promotional grant for The Garden Show 2023. Their mission is to work in partnership with others to promote and fund community, cultural and economic development projects that maintain and enhance the quality of life in McKinney.

In-Kind Sponsors

Our in-kind sponsors have generously donated either goods or services to be used at The Garden Show 2023.

  • C​alloway’s Nursery
  • Carole & Carlo Strippoli
  • Market At Fairview
  • MCDC 
  • Melanie Goodman
  • Texas Tree Farms LLC
  • Treeland Nursery