Master Gardener meeting Oct. 16 in Seguin will feature presentation on ‘food forests’

SEGUIN — The Guadalupe County Master Gardeners will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Justice Center, 211 Court Street in Seguin that will feature a presentation called Food Forests: Perennial Forest Gardening Systems. The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will include a social function beginning at 6:30 […]

Irrigation/turf maintenance workshop scheduled for Oct. 22 in Creedmoor

CREEDMOOR — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present an irrigation and turf maintenance workshop Oct. 22 in response to ongoing critical water issues in Central Texas, said Daphne Richards, AgriLife Extension horticulturist for Travis County. Registration for the Central Texas Irrigation/Turf Maintenance Workshop, to be held at the Creedmoor Community Center, 12511 Farm-to-Market […]

Earth-Kind Landscape Design and Management School slated for Oct. 3-5 in Dallas

DALLAS – An Earth-Kind Landscape Design and Management School will be held Oct. 3-5 in Building E of the Texas A&M Research and Extension Center, 17360 Coit Road in Dallas. Extended, personalized design consultations will be given a few weeks after the program, said  Dr. Steve George, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service landscape specialist. George […]

‘Home Aquaponics’ program slated for Oct. 21 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present the Backyard Gardening series program “Home Aquaponics”from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at its office for Bexar County, located in Suite 208 of the Conroy Square business complex, 3355 Cherry Ridge in San Antonio. “We will be having Steven Sumrow from Aquaponic Systems USA as […]

Horticulture consultant to address Ellison floriculture fall lecture Oct. 8

COLLEGE STATION – The Ellison International Floriculture Chair Distinguished Lecture Series at Texas A&M University will feature Phil Wilson of Austin, Lower Colorado River Authority general manager, event coordinators said. His topic will be “What will it take to overcome Texas’ water challenge.” The event is Oct. 8, beginning with a reception at 2 p.m. […]

Texas fruit, high tunnel conferences scheduled in Bryan Oct. 6-8

BRYAN — Back-to-back conferences will be held in Bryan Oct. 6-8 for growers interested in fruit production and farming under “high tunnels,” according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension specialists. The third annual fruit conference will be 1-5 p.m.Oct. 6 and 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 7.  The second annual high tunnel meeting will be 8:30 a.m.-4:15 […]

Master Gardener vegetable specialist certification training set Nov. 4-6 in San Antonio

Program open to Master Gardeners and general public SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present its Texas Master Gardener vegetable specialist training Nov. 4-6 in San Antonio and the general public is invited to apply, said the program’s coordinator. The program will be at the San Antonio Botanical Garden Educational Room, […]

High Plains gardening classes set Sept. 30, Oct. 7 and Oct. 14 in Amarillo

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Nathan Carr, 806-373-0713, rncarr@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Potter County will offer the “Introduction to High Plains Gardening” for three consecutive Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 30. All classes will start at 6 p.m.at the AgriLife Extension offices for Potter County at 3301 E. 10th Ave. […]

Nitty-gritty of gardening will be focus of Sept. 18 program in Seguin

SEGUIN – The Guadalupe County Master Gardeners will present “The Nitty-Gritty of Gardening Soils, Water and Plant Nutrients” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Guadalupe County Justice Center, 211 W. Court St. in Seguin. Guadalupe County Master Gardeners is a volunteer horticultural program supporting the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, part of the Texas […]

Brown bag lunch Sept. 15 in Schertz to tout tulips, other bulb plants

SCHERTZ — The Guadalupe County Master Gardeners will present their brown bag learning lunch from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Schertz Public Library, 798 Schertz Parkway in Schertz. The program will feature Deedy Wright, a propagation specialist and Texas Master Gardener, whose topic will be “Planting with Bulbs.” Admission is free and attendees […]