Horticulturist/ Arborist
Susan Henson

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Quench your yard’s thirst by learning to landscape with native and adapted plants of Texas and save on your water bill.
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Texas State Forest Conference Presentation
"Speak Up" - Susan Henson
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Tree City USA
Urban Forestry
Veterans Memorial

Spring Gardening Series
This FREE series of classes will help you with tips on landscaping, tree pruning, planting, and much more. Join us during the fall and spring as we meet on issues that you encounter everyday outdoors.

Classes are held at the Grand Prairie Memorial Library, 901 Conover Dr., at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday beginning February 13 through March 17 (excluding March 6).

For more information, call Susan Henson at 972-237-8102.

February 13, 2014 - Prescriptions for Spring Landscape Maintenance
Now is the time to help limit the tioil and trouble that comes with gardening in the Summer months. So join us to find out how to take the mystery out of Spring maintenance.

February 20, 2014 - Spring into Vegetable Gardening
Take the mystery out of growing your own vegetables and put quality produce on the table. You can reduce your grocery bill and improve your health through this process made simple.

February 27, 2014 - Perennial Color
Improve your curb appeal by adding color to the landscape that comes back year after year. Reduce your out-of-pocket costs for annual color by adding perennials.

March 13, 2014 - Organic Gardening 101
Learn to "GO GREEN" by using these tried and true methods to rid your garden and landscape of those unwanted creatures.

March 20, 2014 - Containers
Stretching the space - Learn to increase your landscaped areas by using containers and find out how to recycle even an old boot into a planter! Contain your garden to increase area and productivity.

March 27, 2014 - Going Native
This class will help you develop a landscape that will grow on for years and reduce your water bill, fertilizer and replacement costs. Learn to plant things that will survive our Texas soils and climate.

"Let's Get Growing" on GPTV 16
Susan Henson's show, "Let's Get Growing," takes the mystery out of the to-do lists for your landscape. The show addresses monthly tasks and how to perform them properly in your yard and garden. The show also has short demonstrations on container planting, pruning and other gardening issues.
See the show on GPTV Online
Landscaping To-Do List
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Check out the following links to search for more gardening answers.
Aggie Horticulture
Tree Info
Earth Kind Gardening
Clemson University Home and Garden
Cornell Home Gardening
Plants and Info for North Texas

City of Grand Prairie Homepage