Places to go: Sept. 27-Oct. 3

September 26, 2014 - garden totes

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• The North Texas Daylily Society’s tumble sale will be 9 a.m. compartment sellout, Saturday in a Camellia Room of a Fort Worth Botanic Garden Center. Day lilies embody doubles, spiders, unclothed base and potted. Bring boxes and totes. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. 817-392-5510; and

• An “Invaders of Texas” seminar will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday during a River Legacy Living Science Center in Arlington. Training will concede we to attend in a citizen-based invasive category showing system. Bring a camera or smartphone, if possible, and don’t forget your lunch. The seminar is giveaway though space is limited. RSVP to 817-860-6752. and

• Weekend classes during a Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge embody a “Knee High Naturalist” module for kids ages 6-9 years, 1-2 p.m. Saturday, and an improvement activity with a center’s animal ambassadors during 12:30, 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Both activities are giveaway with paid acknowledgment ($2-$5). 9601 Fossil Ridge Road, Fort Worth. 817-392-7410;

• Want a greener grass subsequent spring? Prepare your grass for winter organically, regulating corn gluten dish and other tricks of a weed-killing trade, with information gleaned during classes scheduled during 10:30 a.m. Saturday during Marshall Grain, 2224 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, and 1:30 p.m. during a Grapevine store, 3525 William D. Tate Ave. 817-416-6600;

• Learn how to adorn patios and interior spaces with enclosure gardens for tumble during a giveaway hospital during 10:15 a.m. Saturday during all Calloway’s stores.

• Howard Garrett, Dallas’ remarkable author, arborist and landscape designer famous as a Dirt Doctor, will pronounce during a assembly of a Colleyville Garden Club during 10 a.m. Wednesday during a Colleyville Center. Social time will start during 9:30 a.m. For some-more information, revisit a bar website during

• The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) continues a vaunt by Texas artist Billy Hassell, “Ephemera: Winged Creatures of Texas,” by Nov. 13. BRIT is during 1700 University Drive, Fort Worth. 817-332-4441;

• Get your gardening questions answered with a call to a Tarrant County Master Gardener Association assistance desk, 817-884-1944. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

• Johnson County Master Gardeners answer gardening questions and give horticultural recommendation 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays. Simply call a Johnson County Extension Office during 817-556-6370 and ask to pronounce to a master gardener.

Mark your calendar …

• For BRIT’s subsequent First Saturdays program, a final one of a year to embody a farmers market, commencement during 8 a.m. Oct. 4. The program’s concentration will be locally constructed food and village gardens. BRIT is during 1700 University Drive, Fort Worth. 817-332-4441;

• For Family Day, Oct. 4, during area Calloway’s nurseries. Kids activities will embody “Mad Science,” pansy planting and pumpkin decorating.

• For a Fort Worth Botanic Garden’s tumble plant sale, Oct. 10 and 11. A preview class, with dessert, will be 7 p.m. Oct. 7 during a Gardens Restaurant. $20. To register, call 817-392-5534. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. 817-392-5510;

• For Texas AM AgriLife Extension’s Earth-Kind modular horticulture and Master Gardener classes, hold on occasional Saturdays by December. The classes, covering botany, horticulture, plant propagation and more, will be hold in several locations in Fort Worth and other North Texas cities. Registration is recommended. For some-more information, call 817-884-1944 and ask for Steve Chaney, or revisit for a report of classes.

• For free, spontaneous tours during a Fort Worth Botanic Garden by members of a Perennial Garden Master Gardener Project and a Trial Garden Master Gardener Project. The long-lived garden debate is a second Wednesday of a month, during 10 a.m., and a guided debate of a hearing garden is on a second Thursday of any month, during 9 a.m. Both events are continue permitting. Look for signs during any garden and wait for a debate guide. To check availability, call a botanic garden’s categorical table during 817-871-7686.

Send announcements of internal home and garden happenings (including sell news) during slightest dual weeks in allege to Places to Go, Features Department, Star-Telegram, Box 1870, Fort Worth, TX 76101, or send an email to with “Places to Go” in a theme line.

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