The Colleyville Garden Club will kick off its first meeting of the fiscal year on Wednesday, September 5th at the Colleyville Center. Social time will begin at 9:00 am with refreshments, and the meeting will commence at 10:00 am. The program will be given by Daniel Cunningham on “The Urban Orchard”. His presentation will include water efficiency, plants and varieties that work best in our area, basics of pest control, proper pruning methods and other practical ways to increase production of fruits, nuts, and berries.
Daniel Cunningham, Horticulturist of Texas A&M AgriLife's Water University program, imparts the most current sustainability information about landscape water use, including design, plant selection, and water-conserving landscape management practices. His primary focus is a holistic approach to landscaping and food production systems. Cunningham specializes in Texas native plants and trees, vegetable gardening, edible landscaping, and rainwater harvesting. He is also passionate about utilizing landscapes as habitat for beneficial wildlife. He focuses on the edible value of common landscape plants and is known in the public arena for leading courses on foraging and engaging in the practice as a source of his own food.
For more information, visit the club website at colleyvillegardenclub.org. The public is welcome.