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Are you a Texas transplant, new to gardening or want to learn how to be a successful gardener? The Newcomers Guide to Gardening in North Texas event was designed with you in mind.


The Newcomer event is hosted in McKinney in partnership with area cities, the Collin County Master Gardeners, North Texas Municipal Water District and Texas A&M AgriLife Water University.  The event is held annually, typically every January.   


Thank you to everyone who attended our event on January 25, 2020.  

Lecture topics included: Why Earth-Kind is Important, North Texas Soils, Right Plant- Right Place, and Watering Wisely.  Below are notes from each speaker.  Videos of each presentation will be forthcoming.