Earth Day Celebration

Go Green Garland is excited to announce this year’s Earth Day Celebration will be showcasing a new format: FREE learning opportunities with “green” experts. Come for one class or stay for all of them – it’s up to you! No registration required.  

Earth Day Celebration Schedule

9:00 a.m.      Doors open  Visit informational booths with giveaways! Booths will be open the entire event.

9:30 a.m.      Solar Installations, Energy Audits & EnergySaver Program

Learn about the City of Garland’s Solar Installation requirements, and find out how to save energy and money from an energy audit and by participating in GP&L’s EnergySaver Program. Presented by GP&L’s Energy Advisors.

10:00 a.m.    What Good Are Bugs?

Learn the importance of allowing the good bugs to help control the few bad bugs, thus creating a garden environment that requires little or no insecticide. Presented by Master Gardener.

11:00 a.m.    Texas Native and Adapted Plants            

Learn about plants that do well in North Central Texas and good horticulture practices that can help ensure gardening success. This presentation includes photos of the Master Gardener’s yard and garden. 

Noon             Rain Barrel & Water Conservation

Texas Water Development Board member will talk about the state water plan and how both water conservation and rain water harvesting impacts Texas’ future water resources.

1 p.m.            Event closes

Important to note, there will be NO Recycle Row and no shredding at this event.   

Show your love for our beautiful blue planet with Go Green Garland and celebrate Earth Day every day! Look for tips, resources, fun games, quizzes, videos and more at the links below. Join in the activities and share your photos with the hashtags #EarthDay #GoGreenGarland #GarlandTX #EarthDayEveryDay.