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Posted Feb. 19, 2020

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Don’t miss the upcoming YardSmart seminar on March 7 at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. Doors open at 8 a.m.; the program begins at 8:30 a.m.

The semiannual seminar is free and open to the public. Preregistration is available on Eventbrite.

Attendees will hear from well-known local experts on topics such as plants for North Texas landscapes, water conservation and vegetable gardening. Attendees can question a panel of experts about gardening issues during the “Ask the Experts” session.

For the first time, separate seminars will be provided in Spanish at the same day and time. View the Spanish seminar schedule.

Sponsored by the city’s Water Department, YardSmart provides environmentally friendly and water-efficient information that can lead to healthy, beautiful lawns and gardens.

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457 Deferred Compensation Oversite Committee: 9 a.m. May 29, 2020; WebEx.
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Fort Worth Human Relations Commission: 5:30 p.m. June 1, 2020; WebEx.
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Housing Neighborhood Services Committee: 2 p.m. June 2, 2020; Virtual.
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City Council Work Session: 3 p.m. June 2, 2020; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Canceled Financial Empowerment Workshop Series: 6 p.m. June 2, 2020; Northside Community Center, 1100 N.W. 18th St.
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City Council Meeting: 7 p.m. June 2, 2020; City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

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