Tyler, Texas — The Smith County A&M AgriLife Extension Office will be hosting a private landscape tour Tuesday March 26, 2019 from 9:00- 12:00 PM in the beautiful garden of Guy and Joan Pyron located in the Azalea District, 212 W. Dobbs St. Tyler, Texas.
The personally guided tour will be led by current Smith County horticulturist, Greg Grant, and retired Smith County horticulturist, Keith Hansen. Both are professional horticulturists and garden writers with master’s degrees in horticulture and many years of gardening experience.
This one-of-a-kind walking tour will not only showcase the Pyron’s spectacular spring garden and orchid house but will also include specific information focusing on plants of East Texas along with their requirements and care. Mitsi Runyan with the Central East Texas Orchid Society will also be on hand to answer orchid questions.
Pre-registration is required with attendance limited to 30 people due to the size of the garden. Cost of the tour is $15 and is payable in advance at the Smith County Extension office or the day of the tour. Parking is available at the First Presbyterian Church parking lot or on the street. The tour is sponsored by the Smith County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Environmental Horticulture Committee. To register or for more information contact the Smith County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office at 903-590-2980.