Project Category: Free Clinics

  • January 14, 2019

Lawn Care Basics

Saturday, February 23 @ 10am Do you have a bad case of lawn envy? You know the feeling – when your neighbor’s yard is green and growing, while your yard is full of weeds and brown patches. There is a cure, and it starts with attending this FREE clinic about lawn care and maintenance. What We’ll Cover The ins and…

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  • January 13, 2019

Privacy Screens

Saturday, March 2 @ 10am Got neighbors that you see too much of too often? Do you find the second story windows next door – the ones overlooking your pool – a bit discomforting? Would you like more privacy in your own back yard without erecting a 16 foot wooden fence? If so, then creating a privacy screen with plants…

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  • January 12, 2019

Small Ornamental Trees

Saturday, March 9 @ 10am Small, ornamental trees are a great addition to any landscape. They create interesting focal points in a yard with color, flowers, foliage, texture, and more. Believe it or not, there are specimens available for both sunny spots and shady areas. If you’re unsure what options are available, or where or how to plant them, you’ll…

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  • January 10, 2019

Landscape Design

Saturday, March 16 @ 10am Landscape design is an art as much as it is a science. There are professionals who spend years studying horticulture, botany, design, and construction in order to create beautiful spaces. But there are many tips and tricks of the pros that average homeowners can use to enhance the look of their own yards. We’ll share…

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  • January 10, 2019

Square Foot Gardening

Saturday, March 16 @ 2pm Join us for this free clinic and learn about one of the easiest methods of vegetable gardening ever invented! Compared to a conventional single-row garden, a Square Foot Garden can grow… 100% of the harvest for only… 50% of the cost in only… 20% of the space using only… 10% of the water with… 5%…

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  • January 9, 2019

Container Gardening

Saturday, March 23@ 10am Why do some flower pots and container gardens look Instagram-worthy while others just look sad? There are tricks to making a potted plant display that looks magazine quality amazing and we’ll share them with you in this FREE clinic. What We’ll Cover The best annuals and perennials for eye catching containers Plant combinations for best results…

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  • January 8, 2019

Edibles

Saturday, March 30 @ 10am Nothing beats the taste of fruits and veggies eaten straight from the garden! More and more people are wanting to get food from their yards and are looking into edible gardening. What We’ll Cover Vegetable gardens Raised beds Fruit production Herb container gardens Soil preparation Pest and disease control The clinic – held rain or…

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  • January 7, 2019

Shade Gardening

Saturday, April 6 @ 10am Are the trees in your front yard huge? Do you have a lot of shade? Do you feel you can’t grow anything interesting or colorful because of all that shade? Do you want to learn about plants that thrive in the shade? If the answer to any of these questions is, “Yes!” then you’ll want…

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  • January 6, 2019

Native Perennials

Saturday, April 13 @ 10am If you are the least bit familiar with Shades of Green, you know we have a passion for native Texas plants! At this FREE clinic, we’ll discuss several of our favorites that you really should consider for your garden or landscape. What We’ll Cover Benefits of native perennials: drought tolerant, heat tolerant, and low maintenance…

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  • January 5, 2019

Succulent Bowls

Saturday, April 20 @ 10am Succulents have become quite the thing among plant lovers in recent years, and it’s easy to understand why. They’re low maintenance, come in many different shapes, sizes, and colors, and are easy to propagate. What We’ll Cover An overview of succulents Care and maintenance tips and tricks What’s the best soil to use How to…

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