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YardSmart Seminars

YardSmart is a free, informative seminar designed to provide effective, beneficial ways to use water wisely in the landscape. Topics vary by season and have included butterfly gardening, landscape watering, container gardens, perennials, trees and much more. This semi-annual seminar is offered each Spring and Fall.

Next seminar: More Information coming soon

The event is free.



  • 8:15 a.m. – Registration
  • 8:30 a.m. – “Catch It If You Can: Rainwater Harvesting” with Dotty Woodson, Ph.D.
  • 9:30 a.m. – “Butterfly Gardening” with Meghan Peoples, Water University
  • 10:30-11 a.m. – Break
  • 11 a.m. – “No-Waste Gardening: Composting” with Steve Chaney, A&M AgriLife Extension
  • Noon – “Ask the experts” panel”

Door prizes are available after each session. (Must be present to win).

Download information in Spanish.

For more information call 817-392-8740. Facility is wheelchair accessible. To arrange for sign language interpretation, call TDD 817-392-8544 at least 72 hours prior to event.

Visit the Water-Saving Seminars page for a schedule