The Ellis County Master Gardeners have announced the publication of their second annual Gardening Calendar.

The full-color calendar features a plant of the month, along with monthly gardening advice on planting, fertilizing, pruning and maintenance of lawn and gardens.

Also included are featured articles on the Lawn and Garden Expo, Rainwater Harvesting, How to Become a Master Gardener, the Horticultural Grant Program and EarthKind Gardening.

The calendar also includes money-saving coupons on the pages in the middle of the publication.

“A big thank you goes out to our sponsors; it wouldn’t have been possible without them. Please visit one of the sponsors below and pick up your free calendar,” said Ellis County Master Gardener James Kocian.

The free caledars are available at the following participating sponsors:

Waxahachie: ARK Country Store, Natural Stone Works, Boyce Feed & Grain, Organigro, CNB of Texas, Patio Scapes, Cancun, Stone River Landscaping,Gingerbread Press, The Dove’s Nest, Jeanette’s Embroidery, The Greenery, Maui Wowi, Urban Farmers, Natural Water Works and The Waxahachie Daily Light.

Midlothian: Creative H2O, Midlothian Feed, North Texas GMAC Realtors, Yuko Mauldin, Rainwater Harvesting Solutions, The Greenery and Travis Equipment.

Cedar Hill: Petal Pushers.

Duncanville: Pam Daniel, Ebby Halliday Realtors.

Rockett: Loma Linda Events.

Ennis: Power Scape Equipment, Tex-Scapes Greenery.

Ovilla: Animal Hospital of Ovilla.

Red Oak: Acapulco

DeSoto: Acapulco

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