The Garden Show 2020
Mark Your Calendars!
The Garden Show 2020 will be held Saturday, March 14th from 9am to 5pm and Sunday, March 15th from 11am to 5pm in the Show Barn in Myers Park & Event Center in McKinney.
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UPCOMING PUBLIC EVENTS
Mar 14 |  | The Show Barn @ Myers Park
Mar 20 |  | The Star at Ford Center 9 Cowboy Way Frisco, 75034
Apr 04 | 01:00 PM | Friso Commons Park 8000 McKinney Rd. Frisco , Texas 75034
Apr 11 | 08:00 AM | McKinney's Farmers Market 315 S Chestnut , Mckinney Tx, 75069
Apr 18 | 09:00 AM | The Show Barn @ Myers Park
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When should I begin pruning my trees and Shrubs?

The optimum time for pruning of trees and shrubs is January through early March when trees and shrubs are dormant. This is also the best time to move established plants to new locations. When considering the pruning of evergreen shrubs such as photinias, hollies or pittosporum, remember that new growth with which to cover pruned areas will not occur until March or April so the sooner you prune, the longer you will have to look at the ugly scene which you have created. Just be patient and wait until January or February to prune. The plants will appreciate the consideration. Also a word to the wise: If you will initially choose the best adapted shrub or tree which will ultimately only grow to the intended size for the location it is planted, VERY LITTLE PRUNING WILL EVER BE NECESSARY. A list of recommended trees and shrubs with their ultimate size is available from the County Extension Service Office. THINK and PLAN before you PLANT!