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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 seminars:

Spring YardSmart 2020

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 8am. - 2p.m. Location: Fort Worth Botanic Garden Deborah Beggs Lecture Hall, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.



  • 8:00 a.m. – Registration
  • 8:30 a.m. – “Plants for North Texas Landscapes”, Kim Conrow, Native Plant Society
  • 9:30 a.m. – “Water Conservation Landscape by Design, Plant Selection and Irrigation Efficiency”, Dotty Woodson, PhD
  • 10:30-11 a.m. – Break
  • 11 a.m. – “Vegetable Gardening”, Steve Chaney, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service
  • Noon – “Ask the experts” panel”

YardSmart en español, primavera 2020

Date: Sábado, 7 de marzo, 2020 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Dónde: BRIT, 1700 University Drive, FW 76107

Inscripciones abiertas en


  • 8:00 a.m. – Inscripciones
  • 8:30 a.m. – “Árboles frutales del Norte de TX”, Laura Veloz, Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
  • 9:30 a.m. – “De gota en gota se riega mejor”, Claudia Montoya, SiteOne Landscape Supply
  • 10:30-11 a.m. – Descanso
  • 11 a.m. – “Cultivo de vegetales”, Laura Miller, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service
  • Mediodía – “Sesión de preguntas y respuestas”

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



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Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 870
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Chris Harder, P.E.

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