Asclepias viridis (Green Milkweed) seedling in my flower bed -- transplanted March 8; germinated Feb 28; seed planted February 14. Seed came from White Rock Lake area. Seed soaked overnight in Garland water. Seed was not cold-stratified. (Photo taken March 20, 2016)
If you are talking about events, then spring in Garland Texas is in like a lion!
Yesterday Loving Garland Green ushered in the season of hope and new beginnings with our annual, and highly successful, yard sale. The first week of spring continues with a burst of spring-related events:
MONDAY MARCH 21st
LEARN HOW TO PROPAGATE PLANTS!
6:30 to 7:30
Garland Downtown Public Library -625 Austin Street
Learn how to successfully propagate plants!
Dr. Tom Wilten, Master Gardener is the featured speaker
Loving Garland Green will also be giving away free native milkweed seeds and information regarding the Mayor's Monarch Pledge
THURSDAY MARCH 24
EASTER EGG HUNT
Children get the chance to hunt for colorful candy and toy filled eggs. Bounce around in a jump house, go through the obstacle course, and load up on recreation activity information. This event is held the Thursday before Easter at Central Park.
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Granger Recreation Center
1310 W. Ave. F
(from one of the many patterns that attendees will be able to choose to paint and construct their own "Pollinator on a Stick")
SATURDAY MARCH 26
BUTTERFLY MANIA IN THE GARDEN!
for kiddos ages 4 to 14
11AM to Noon
Garland Community Garden
4022 Naaman School Road
Learn about the importance of pollinators and milkweed. Kiddos will get free information sheets and a free packet of native milkweed seeds. There will also be a take-home craft activity and everyone will go home with their own artistic creation of a pollinator.