“In the News”
Don’t miss our Annual Plant Sale featuring native and adapted plants and herbs for Williamson County. April 2nd, (Saturday) from 8 to 1. Click here for more Plant Sale information.
Leaf Cutter Ants. Click here for an Article on Leaf Cutting Ants by Wizzie Brown.
Visit our Demonstration Gardens at the Williamson County Extension Office at 3151 SE Innerloop Road, Georgetown, Texas to see examples of research based horticulture techniques. Click here for our location on Google Maps
Our demonstration gardens include raised bed and row vegetable gardens, a container garden, a rose garden, a drought tolerant garden, a herb garden, a fruit tree area, and a keyhole garden. We have a several Texas A&M trial projects going on involving Earth-Kind techniques.
Demonstration Garden Blog
Activities in the Gardens: Rose Demonstration Garden The Rose Brigade assembled at the Rose garden on Thursday for the annual pruning of the bushes. Each rose bush was pruned of dead growth and trimmed back. Two bushes, Marie Daley and La Marne, failed to thrive and were removed. Sixteen master gardeners turned out to tackle the project. Here’s the “after” image! The next rose garden work day is scheduled for Saturday, February 27. Six rose bushes will be planted and a general clean up will take place. … Read More →
Activities in the Gardens: Vegetable Demonstration Garden This week’s harvest includes: Broccoli—11.47 pounds Pak choi—7.5 pounds Kale—5.6 pounds Brussels Sprouts—0.33 pounds Cabbage—4 pounds Lettuce—1.3 pounds A total of 30.2 pounds of produce was harvested this week. These vegetables were donated to the Caring Place and the Annunciation Maternity Home. This year Williamson county master gardeners have donated a total of 80.55 pounds of demonstration garden produce to local charities! Weekly rainfall: no rainfall was measured the week ending 02/07/2016. Weekly garden activity summary Volunteers continued with regular garden… Read More →
Activities in the Gardens: Vegetable Demonstration Garden A total of 12.5 pounds of combined produce was harvested this week and donated to The Caring Place. The harvest included kale, lettuce, collards, spinach, Swiss chard and cauliflower. To date, Williamson county master gardeners have donated a total of 50.35 pounds of demonstration garden produce to local charities! Weekly rainfall: no rainfall was measured the week ending 01/31/2016. Weekly garden activity summary Master gardeners spent the week finishing garden maintenance activities in the row garden and raised beds. Compost was… Read More →