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Big Country Master Gardeners prep for Fall Sale

By Kelly Killian, Kelly Killian, kkillian@ktxs.com
Published On: Oct 12 2012 08:45:05 AM CDT
ABILENE, Texas -

The Big Country Master Gardener Association's Fall Plant Sale will be Saturday, Oct. 13.

Cheryl McCormick visited KTXS This Morning Friday and showed off some of the plants that will be available at the sale.

The Fall Sale will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Modern Living Mall on the Taylor County Expo Fairgrounds. 

There will be heat and drought tolerant, native, and adapted plants that do well in the Big Country climate. Some of these include: perennials, earth-kind, Texas Superstar, annuals, herbs, trees, shrubs, Roses, Succulents, Cacti, ground covers, shade plants, grasses, vegetables, and more. 

There will be free activities for children throughout the day. 

There will also be free educational workshops. They are...

Drip Irrigation Techniques: 9:30 a.m. 

Flower Arranging: 10 a.m.

Fire Wise Landscaping: 10:30 a.m.

Earth kind landscaping: 11:15 a.m. 

Classes that will be going on all day include: Keyhole gardening, butterfly gardening  rainwater harvesting, propagating succulents.

For more information, visit www.txmg.org/taylor/