The Grand Prairie Main Library, in conjunction with the Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department is hosting a free spring gardening series beginning March 9. City Horticulturist Susan Henson presents four informative talks on her most requested topics. The month-long program occurs on Thursdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
March 9: Spring into Gardening- As Spring approaches, find out how to plant and maintain a thriving vegetable garden. Reduce grocery bills and be the envy of neighbors by producing organic, home grown veggies.
March 16: Organics 101- Take the mystery out of organic pest and disease control while improving the environment. In this class, Henson will teach how to make and use organic pest control products.
March 23: Going Native- Learn how to select and maintain native and adaptive plants in a Texan landscape. This class will help reduce the amount of money and time spent beautifying one’s garden.
March 30: Dress for Success- Have the best lawn in the neighborhood with the careful selection and placement of summer color. Learn how to select, plant, and maintain the best plants.
The Grand Prairie Main Library is located at 901 Conover Dr. For more information, call (972) 237-5700 or visit gptx.org/library.