The Collin County Master Gardener Association is honored to have received two top awards at the 2013 Texas Master Gardener Conference, which was held Oct. 17-19 in McAllen. The organization was awarded 1st Place for the Place for the 2012 Garden Wise Gazette newsletter, and 2nd place for the 2012 Garden Show.
Jim Ewoldsen, CCMGA President says, “Collin County Master Gardeners are proud to receive this recognition from the Texas Master Gardener Association for several of our projects in 2012. It validates our efforts to support Texas A&M AgriLife in bringing research based information to the citizens of Collin County. Our newsletter, The Garden Wise Gazette, contains information readers find useful in maintaining their landscapes and conserving water. Our annual Garden Show is held in March each year and is the highlight of spring. The Garden Show is a fun two-day event featuring educational presentations, local vendors offering horticulture products, and tours of the internationally acclaimed research and demonstration gardens.”
For information about The Garden Show in 2014, to subscribe to the Garden Wise Gazette newsletter, or to find out more about the Collin County Master Gardener Association and its programs visit www.ccmgatx.org.