Posts Tagged ‘Gardening’

DIY Composting 101 at Coppell Senior and Community Center/Old Town Garden 

Learn the basics of composting, including how to start your pile, “do’s and don’ts of composting” and also what to do with the compost you create. The second half of the class will be spent in the garden where you can practice hands-on techniques and view composting piles in different stages of decomposition. For more information please contact: KCB@coppelltx.gov

Weed’em and Reap: Weeds and Watering

This class makes sense of two of the most challenging issues many homeowners face.  If you’re having trouble controlling unwanted plants in your lawn and landscape, or if you’re confused about when to water and when to wait, we’re here to help.  Learn the best approach to managing weeds effectively without the over use of chemicals and your time so you can reap the rewards of a green environment.   Thistle be a great class for sure!

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Butterfly Gardening

Hosted by the Friends of Coppell Nature Park, Roger Sanderson, Director of Horticulture for Texas Discovery Gardens, will discuss the BEC butterflies of North Texas and gardening options to attract them. Free. For more information please contact: KCB@coppelltx.gov

Benefits of Bees

Hosted by the Friends of Coppell Nature Park, peer into the world of bees! If bees didn’t exist in our world today, it would look like a very different place – and our lives wouldn’t be nearly the same either. These industrious insects have been around for roughly 125 million years and although bee numbers are sadly declining, the remaining survivors continue to act as invaluable resources to our planet in numerous ways. Bee hobbyist Bruce Crozier will be talking about this fascinating... Read More >

Grow Your Own Vegetables

“Lettuce” talk about vegetables! Whether you’re trying to eat healthier, want to know where your food comes from, or just love the idea of growing delicious vine-ripened vegetables at home, this class in for you. Learn proper soil preparation, garden design and layouts, disease and insect identification, as well as the proper planting times for getting the most production out of your favorite vegetables in the challenging climate of North Texas. Free.

 

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