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“Apples, Pears, Persimmons and Pomegranates” Class and Lunch

 

“Apples, Pears, Persimmons and Pomegranates”

Nature has been saving up all year for the grand finale.

You’ll be inspired by this colorful class on planting, growing and harvesting the fruits of the season.

Tuesday, October 16th, 10:00am – 11:30pm

Raincatcher’s Garden of Midway Hills * 11001 Midway Road

Instructor: Jeff Raska, Dallas County Horticulture Program Assistant, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

(The class is free – no reservation required. The public is welcome, and Master Gardeners earn one-hour education credit)

Immediately following Jeff’s presentation in the church sanctuary, you are invited to join us in the Community Hall for a bountiful buffet table bursting with seasonal flavor. This will be a feast for both the eyes and the palate.

Lunch reservations required by Tuesday, October 9th * $15 Per Person * Limited to 60

Eventbrite Ticket Sales for Apples, Pears, Persimmons and Pomegranates

Menu

Baked Brie with Roasted Persimmons

Cinnamon Candied Apple Slices

Butternut Squash-Pear Soup Garnished with Parmesan and Rosemary

Tennessee Ham Balls with Brown Sugar Glaze

Salad of Figs, Pomegranates, Persimmons and Pears with Pomegranate Dressing

Autumn Orchard Crisp, Persimmon Cookies, Caramel Apple Layer Cake with Apple Cider Frosting

Pineapple Sage Infused Water

Linda Alexander

Raincatcher’s Plant Sale, April 26, 2018

Our annual plant sale will be held in conjunction with the April 26, 2018 meeting of the Dallas
County Master Gardener Association. Before the meeting: 10:00 – 11:30 After the meeting:
1:00 – 2:00

 

Come shop the great variety of plants we have to offer!! We have divided our perennials,
potted volunteers, started seeds, taken cuttings, dug bulbs..

We have herbs, succulents,
bulbs, houseplants, Louisiana iris, annuals, perennials, natives and adapted plants as well as
ornamental plant markers and other garden items.

 

Don’t forget our tomato and pepper plants, ready to go home with you!

 

Cash or Check preferred….Credit Cards accepted

11001 Midway Road, Dallas, Texas

New Class Series on Vegetable Gardening to Begin at The Raincatcher’s Garden 2018

We are excited to announce the first in a series of four classes  to be taught at our garden during 2018. Our first class featuring mustard greens, swiss chard, broccoli, collard greens and other spring harvested crops will be taught using our new Edible Garden. Sign up for the lunch following the class.

 Garden Greens Class

What’s in our Spring Picnic Basket?

Everyone welcome, bring a friend!

 Planting, growing, harvesting and enjoying healthy, colorful green vegetables from your garden will  be the class topic.

Tuesday, April 17th, 10:00am at Raincatcher’s Garden of Midway Hills

11001 Midway Road, Dallas, Texas

Led by, Jeff Raska, Dallas County Horticulture Program Assistant, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

This class qualifies for one-hour education credit for Master Gardeners.

Join us for a reservation only garden lunch sampler following Jeff’s presentation.

Menu

Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Greens

Spicy Mustard Greens Pesto on Baguette Slices

Minestrone Soup with Swiss Chard

Spring Quiche with Leeks and Sorrel

The Ultimate Classic Collard Greens

Chocolate Crème de Menthe Brownies

Your lunch reservation is a $15 check made payable to DCMGA

Mail to: Lisa Centala, 5525 Northmoor Dr. Dallas 75230

Reservations close on Saturday, April 14th

Class and Lunch open to the public.

April Plant Sales 2018

SOME OF MY BEST FRIENDS ARE GREEN AND MOSTLY PURCHASED AT PLANT SALES SUCH AS THESE!

Mark your calendars to attend all three. Open to the public!

 

Above: Raincatcher’s Sale, something for every garden.

Texas Discovery Garden Plant Sale

3601 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard (Gate 6 at Fair )

MEMBER’S PREVIEW SALE: APRIL 6, 4-7 PM
PUBLIC SALE: APRIL 7 & 8, 10 AM-2 PM

Find more than 600 varieties of rare native and adapted pollinator-friendly plants. Many can’t be found in local nurseries! Our Members’ Plant Sale allows you to shop before the Saturday rush! Members also receive 10% off plants.

For more information including plant list click here

 

22nd Annual Plant Sale at Multiple Careers Magnet School

April 18: 10am-6pm and April 19: 11am-1pm

Selling herbs, perennials for sun and shade, vegetables donated and grown by Dallas County Master Gardeners and their green thumbed students. Pots and Planters, too!

Cash or Check only

4528 Rusk Avenue, 75204

Garden entrance on Deere behind the school

Proceeds will purchase garden supplies for the 2018-19 school year.

 

The Raincatcher’s Plant Sale

April 26th before and after the DCMGA monthly meeting (meeting starts at 11:30am)

10:00am-2:00pm

11001 Midway Road, Courtyard area of Midway Hills Christian Church

Selling perennials, annuals, tomato plants, and tomato cages crafted by members of The Raincatcher’s Garden. Plants are grown by Dallas County Master Gardeners.

Proceeds will benefit the ongoing demonstration, research and education outreach efforts of The Raincatcher’s Garden.

Cash, check, or credit card accepted

For more information about these sales, call the Dallas County Master Gardener Help Desk 214 904 3053

Ann Lamb

pictures by Starla Willis

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