–Click here for Donna Neasbit’s presentation on the Sherman Public Library Window Garden

–Click here for Donna Nesbit’s information on North Texas Native Plants for Clay Soil

and North Texas Native Plants for Sandy Soil


–Ready to start a garden? Visit


You can also find information about gardening at


–Want more information about the best plants & trees to grow in Texas landscapes? Visit

and then hop on over to visit


–Want to attract butterlies to your yard or garden? Visit


–Want some plants that make the birds happy? Here’s one place to start:


–Find out more information about TEXAS SUPERSTAR plants by visiting

Texas Superstar Perennials – Presentation notes from Mary Rylant’s presentation on March 8, 2016


Aggie Horticulture. Aggie Horticulture began serving gardening and horticultural crop production information in October, 1994. Our factsheets, guides and databases are based on years of testing and practice. (link)

Texas Master Naturalists – Bluestem Chapter.  The Bluestem Chapter is the Grayson County chapter of Texas Master Naturalist. Texas Master Naturalists are dedicated to developing a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities.  Facebook: Bluestem Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service is an organization composed of Master Gardeners Associations and/or individual certified Master Gardeners, Interns or Trainees from around the State of Texas. (link)

AgriLife Extension offers a diverse array of educational programs, activities, and resources. But they go by many names! They’re generally organized under one of our four broad program areas (link)

Collin County Master Gardeners. We are an educational service organization of volunteers trained in horticulture, landscaping, soil improvement, water conservation and many other subjects of importance to Texas gardeners. (link)

Denton County Master Gardeners. The program is designed to increase the availability of horticultural information and extend horticultural projects throughout Denton County. These goals are implemented through the training and volunteer efforts of the group. (link)

Master Gardener Associations of Texas by County. Not all counties have a Master Gardener Program or an Association. To find out if your county has a Master Gardener program, contact the county Extension office or search above for a Master Gardener coordinator in your county. (link)

Red River Rose Society. Red River Rose Society (RRRS) is a local, non-profit organization with a growing membership. We are affiliated with the American Rose Society (ARS) and are dedicated to the study, enjoyment, enhancement, cultivation and promotion of the Rose in the North Texas Area. (link)

Eisenhower Birth Place Park  Eisenhower Birth Place Park was the responsibility of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. However, after suffering numerous budget cuts over the years mandated by the Texas legislature, many of the States park fell into disrepair and this park was one of them. (link)

The Lovely Plants. Gardening tips, DIY projects, and plant reviews. (link Zone-7b)

Texas Smartscape. Texas SmartScape® is an interactive how-to-guide that teaches concepts of landscaping with native and adapted plants. This program will show you how to conserve water, protect the environment, and beautify your home. This site contains customized SmartScape information specifically for the climates of the North Central Texas and West Texas regions. Please select a customized region by clicking on its star. We hope you find this information helpful. (link)


EarthKind web site helps you select the right plant



Proper Disposal of Yard Waste