Home Gardening in El Paso Class
You will learn techniques and information about improving your soil, controlling insects and diseases, pruning, xeriscaping and plant selection. These techniques will help you improve your gardening efforts in El Paso’s climate.The class is taught by Master Gardeners. (12 hours)
EPCC class starts September 6th
Registration starts August 4th
Registration ends September 5th
KTEP’s GOOD TO GROW: August Gardening Tips
Now is a good time to start planning for what we might do in our fall landscapes. Listen to the replay of the August 2ndGood to Grow radio show for fall tips as well as what you need to know about spider mites and the extra watering needs of fruit trees. You can also go to the show’s web page to see photos of iron and nitrogen deficiencies in plants that they discuss.
For more archived shows, visit http://ktep.org/programs/good-grow or listen live on Saturdays at 11:15 a.m. on 88.5 FM.
Each month please read our Month by Month Gardening Tips. You’ll find them in the column to the right. Go directly to August tips here.
Who We Are
The El Paso Master Gardeners Association, as a member of the Texas Master Gardeners Association, is a non-profit educational and charitable organization supporting the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in providing quality, relevant outreach and continuing education programs and services to the people of El Paso County. Our local volunteers receive extensive training and experience in a wide range of subjects before certification as Master Gardeners. In collaboration with the County AgriLife Horticultural Agent, we conduct community educational projects through workshops and demonstration gardens. Members of the Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau, Help Desk, and Information Table committees provide information, education, and recommendations on horticultural topics to all residents of El Paso County.