UPlantIt Program - Demonstration Garden

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Want to See What the UPlantIt Garden Will Look Like?

Demonstration gardens showcase the UPlantIt plants and sustainable gardening techniques.  The goal is to provide learning opportunities for home gardeners on design, planting, and maintenance practices.  They are open to the public free of charge. 


Visit Water University Website
Download plant list and planting diagrams


Program details

  • Pre-order UPlantIt Box online by while supplies last
  • Pick up UPlantIt Box on Saturday, Sept. 28 between 8 a.m. and noon at McKinney Community Center, 2001 S. Central Expwy.

Demonstration Gardens

Visit our two demonstration gardens located at the McKinney Community Center and in the Craig Ranch Community by the Veterans Memorial Park.  


McKinney Community Center

Located at 2001 S. Central Expressway

Garden is located on north (back) side of building.  There are directional signs from the parking lot and from the playground sidewalk area.

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Craig Ranch Veterans Memorial Park

Located at 7951 Collin McKinney Pkwy.

Garden is diagonal from Craig Ranch HOA office and across from Veterans Memorial Park.  There is a flag retirement box and a pet waste station in the center of the flower bed.

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The UPlantIt Demonstration Garden at the McKinney Community Center was planted by Girl Scout troop 7397 on May 16, 2019.Community Center Butterfly Garden 5-16-19