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Neil Sperry's Home Landscape School

Join Neil Sperry, a name synonymous with Texas gardening since 1970, for an all-day 22nd annual Home Landscape School. This is a workshop that always sells out! Don’t miss it at The Plano Centre on Saturday, March 5.
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Join Neil Sperry, a name synonymous with Texas gardening since 1970, for an all-day 22nd annual Home Landscape School. This is a workshop that always sells out! Don’t miss it at The Plano Centre on Saturday, March 5.

Neil Sperry is a Native Texan from College Station and graduated from The Ohio State University where he completed both his B.S. and M.S. degrees in horticulture. He has been a namesake in gardening since 1970 and is involved in the industry in many ways. Neil is a radio broadcaster and has his own podcasts including Plant Talk Texas and Texas Lawn and Garden Hour; is a featured columnist in newspapers; has written two books, and one received recognition as the 4th best-selling gardening hardback in American history; has been recognized for many professional and person reasons, such as Man of the Year in Texas Agriculture and Citizen of the Year in McKinney, Texas. He is also very involved in the local community and with family.

Thousands of Texans have learned principles of good garden design in past years. They keep coming back for the hands-on experience and countless lessons. A 30-minute consultation with a landscape professional (scheduled for March 19 or March 20) is also included. Lunch is available for purchase at The Plano Centre Cafe.

Neil Sperry, as well as Steven Chamblee from Chandor Gardens, will speak at the event.

This one day workshop includes:

  • Principles of good design
  • Best trees and shrubs
  • Annual and perennial color
  • Terrific turfgrass
  • Effective entries and front gardens
  • Fun patios and backyards
  • Designing to-scale
  • Lunch will be available for purchase from The Plano Centre Cafe on the day of the school.
  • All books and necessary design supplies.

Pre-registration is required.


When: Saturday, March 5, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Where: Plano Centre, 2000 E. Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano, Texas 75054


  • $199 for one person
  • $239 for two people (From same household. One consultation. One set of materials.)