“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.
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
Vegetable Demonstration Garden This week’s harvest includes: Eggplant— 0.6 pounds Fresh herbs—0.1 pounds Hot peppers—0.18 pounds Sweet peppers—0.17 pounds Tomatoes—5.9 pounds Swiss Chard—9.1 pounds A total of 16.05 pounds of produce was harvested last week. These vegetables were donated to the Annunciation Maternity Home and the Caring Place. To date, Williamson county master gardeners have donated a total of 665.31 pounds of demonstration garden produce to local charities! Weekly rainfall: 5.2 inches of rainfall was measured the week ending 05/22/2016 Summary of garden activities The demo gardens were… Read More →
Important note: Due to a glitch in a recent software update, images in this week’s blog appear as links to the actual photo. Please click on the link in the text to view the image corresponding to the blog text. Hopefully, this glitch will be fixed soon! Vegetable Demonstration Garden This week’s harvest includes: Leeks— 3.6 pounds Cabbage— 0.73 pounds Onions—6.93 pounds New Zealand spinach—2.62 pounds Tomatoes— 2.21 pounds Swiss Chard/New Zealand mix—6.4 pounds A total of 22.49 pounds of produce was harvested last week. These vegetables were… Read More →
Activities in the Gardens this week: The KRLU news crew filmed a documentary of the demo gardens on Tuesday morning. Representatives from each of the demonstration gardens were in attendance for the event. The PBS special is scheduled to air sometime this fall. Vegetable Demonstration Garden This week’s harvest includes: Leeks—4.2 pounds Cabbage— 4 pounds Onions—185 pounds Peppers—0.4 pounds New Zealand spinach– 5 pounds Tomatoes— 1.55 pounds Swiss Chard—1.8 pounds A total of 201.95 pounds of produce (WOW) was harvested last week. These vegetables were donated to the… Read More →