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Master Gardeners Lecture Series

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Every year the Tyler Public Library partners with the Smith County Master Gardeners to provide the Master Gardener Lecture Series. This series focuses on relevant gardening topics for Smith County and the surrounding area. 

All lectures are free and open to the public. Free overflow parking is available in the Fair Plaza parking garage across the street from the Library. 

Master Gardeners 2020

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Taylor Auditorium

January 17

"Pines, Pawpaws and Pocket Prairies – Developing and Maintaining an Ecosystem for Birds and Butterflies," with  Greg Grant, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Horticulture Agent for Smith County.

February 21

"Protecting the World One Garden at a Time – What is Your Role and What Can You Do?”  with Debby Watkins, Smith County Master.

March 20

"Changes to Bird Life in Texas – What’s All the Flap About?”  with Cliff Shackleford, Texas Parks & Wildlife, Non-Game Ornithologist. 

April 17

"Fixin’ to Garden in Texas – How to Bloom Where You Are Planted,”  with
Andi Rathbone, Smith County Master Gardener.

May 15

"Fairies in the Garden – Pollinators and Herbs,”  with Elizabeth Waldrop, Smith County Master Gardener.