Parker County Master Gardener Association's

ANNUAL PLANT SALE

Saturday, April 8, 2017 8 a.m. - Noon

 

Native Plants and Grasses, Perennials, Vegetables, Herbs, Annuals, Roses, Shrubs...

Educational presentations on various topics.

Bring plant & gardening questions to “Ask a Master Gardener” table.

 

Texas AgriLife Extension Service Office

604 N Main Street   Weatherford, Texas

Proceeds help fund horticultural educational and community projects in Parker Co.

 

Thank you for your support!

 

These are some of our ongoing projects:

Texas State Champion Pecan
N 32° 48.453 W 097° 46.705
14S E 614365 N 3630612
Quick Description: Largest pecan tree in the State of Texas
Location: Texas, United States
Date listed: 7/30/2006 8:26:23 PM


Long Description: This awesome tree was the National Champion until a slightly larger specimen was found in Tennessee a couple of years ago. Tree is on private property (farm) and can not be accessed without contacting the owners first. They are very proud of their tree though and welcome visitors. Owners are approx. 4 miles north of Weatherford, TX on Hwy. 51. You need to call the owner to set up a visit. Mr. Bill Finch at 817.467.0102
Genus/Species: Carya illinoensis

Height: 90 Girth: 22


Method of obtaining height: Clinometer
Method of obtaining girth: Tape
Location type: Private property
Thanks to Courtney Blevins, CF
Regional Urban Forester
Texas Forest Service, Ft. Worth
Source: http://www.waymarking.com/