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  1. All are welcome to come learn about EarthKind Perennials at the next Allen Garden Club meeting at 7 pm, Thursday, August 1 at the Allen Heritage Center, 100 E. Main St., in downtown Allen. Diane Land, Collin County Master Gardener, will talk about perennials that conserve water, use less fertilizers and pesticides, and therefore protect our environment. Refreshments will be served. Visit our website for more information. Allen Garden Club
  2. Blake Shook, owner of Desert Creek Honey will give a presentation about the importance of honeybees and their decline at the next Allen Garden Club meeting at 7 pm on June 6. The meeting will be at the Allen Heritage Center, 100 E. Main St., downtown Allen. All are welcome and refreshments will be served. Blake will have some of his honey products for purchase. Visit Allen Garden Club for more information.
  3. My front yard is 75% flowerbeds with a couple trees and the rest is grass. Check out the plant sales this month: Hugs Greenhouse in McKinney is having a sale this Saturday, April 6. This organization helps provide and expand employment opportunities and programs for adults with special needs. http://hugscafe.org/greenhouse/ The Heard Museum plant sale is April 12 (members only) and 13. http://www.heardmuseum.org/ The Collin County Master Gardeners are having their big plant sale on Saturday, April 20. http://ccmgatx.org/ And, if you are interested in plant swaps, the Allen
  4. Earthfest Allen is coming up on April 27. If you are a non-profit organization or business that would like to participate with a booth that has a hands-on environmental themed activity, please visit this link for more information and to register. https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eg5kc16j492c280d&oseq&c=53c00de0-8735-11e5-a55a-d4ae5292b9a6&ch=53c787f0-8735-11e5-a55a-d4ae5292b9a6&fbclid=IwAR0u_C12lVW5dPj-X7K5aptgtOFaTiPWp0R9Gyl5eTGDYo30DvnoqU2Bei8
  5. Sure. Here are a few of the folks I know who can do a really good job for you. Give them a call to meet with them and get a quote from each one. Any of them will do a really good job. Keith Pulliam does an excellent job using native and adapted plants. He really listens to what his clients wants in their landscape and will create a design based on what you want and the space that is available. 469-569-8049. Visit his website: http://www.agscapes.com/ Keith also advertises here on Allen Online, so look for his coupon. Maribeth Flowers is also a master gardener. She knows the best pl
  6. Come learn how to take your best garden photos from one of the Collin County Master Gardeners who also happens to be an expert photographer. Our meeting will be at 7 pm, Thursday, February 7 at the Allen Heritage Center, 100 E. Main St., Allen. All are welcome and refreshments will be served. Visit Allen Garden Club for more information.
  7. If you have ever wanted to see the flowers of Holland, come listen to Allen Garden Club member, Marge Bryan talk about her recent trip to the Keukenhof Gardens in Holland. You will get to visit these gardens vicariously through her many wonderful photos of the gardens. The Allen Garden Club meeting is at 7 pm, November 1 and we meet at the Allen Heritage Center, 100 E. Main St. in downtown Allen. All are welcome and refreshments will be served. Visit www.allengardenclub.org for more information.
  8. Plano Art Association artist are opening their studios so you can see their works in progress, demonstrations and original artwork for sale. Come meet and visit with the artists in their working environment. Bring your family and friends and spend the day touring and reveling in art. Saturday, November 3 - 10 am until 5 pm Sunday, November 4 - Noon until 5 pm Door Prizes Many of the studios will be providing door prizes including original art. Drawings will be held at the end of the tour. Visit http://tourartiststudios.com/ for more details and for a map of the tour. Artists are in Allen, Plan
  9. Bring your cash and let the hunt begin for treasures and bargains at the Allen Community Garage Sale, Saturday, July 14 from 7 am to 12 noon at the Joe Farmer Recreation Center. See this video for more details! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uq-z7c9bD3g
  10. I saw a landscapers truck transporting a couple trees today south on Hwy. 75 and noticed they took absolutely no precautions to protect the leaves from wind burn. There was no burlap or any other protective cover to protect the leaves from the hot sun and wind as the truck traveled more than 60 mph down the road. Those trees are going to have a tough time surviving this summer because of all the moisture that has transpired out of the leaves due to the wind and sun during transporting them. I'm letting you know this in case anyone here is wanting to purchase new trees or shrubs for your landsc
  11. All are welcome to come learn about Fall Vegetable Gardening at the next Allen Garden Club meeting on May 3 at 7:00 pm. Dick Broussard from Wells Brothers Farm Store in Plano will provide information to help you plan your vegetable garden for the fall. The meeting is at the Allen Heritage Center, 100 E. Main St., Allen, TX 75002. All are welcome and refreshments will be served. This is a free event. Please visit our website for more information. Allen Garden Club
  12. My husband and I went to Yummy Burger 4-5 times in the last month. Is that too many? LOL! Seriously, it is really good and I recommend it to anyone who wants a good burger, cheese steak sandwich, salad, etc. Friendly staff too...
  13. The Allen Garden Club is holding our Spring Plant Swap at 6:30 pm, Thursday, April 5 at the Allen Heritage Center, 100 E. Main St., in downtown Allen. Dig and divide your summer and fall perennials or dig up plants that have re-seeded in your garden, plant them in used nursery containers or containers from your recycle bin. Please label each plant and bring them to the plant swap. You will be able to take home new plants for your garden. This event is FREE. Visit our website for more information. Allen Garden Club
  14. I wish I had an answer to that one . . . I've seen ads for them, but never had or used one. Maybe there is someone out there who has experience with them.
  15. I don't have one, but know folks around here who do grow them and they are in containers like you said. They also bring them indoors over the winter.
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