Presented by Galveston County Master Gardener Monica Martins and Horticulture Agent Stephen Brueggerhoff, we will explore blackberry cultivation including varieties (thorned and thornless), growth habit and seasonal pruning, trellising systems and fertilization. You will learn about soil preparation and planting, as well as disease and pest management.
Part eight of an eight-part series: With the past few terrible winters, we all had to scramble to protect our plants. In this class, we will learn some tips and tricks to prepare before the freeze hits.
Register in advance to watch via Zoom at: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAvdeuhqzkrEtb0FTeD0pyOMtgPMwGcM91R
Part seven of an eight-part series: Fall is a great time to plant so the plants or trees will have sufficient time to establish roots before the cold weather sets in. We will cover the best practices to get most out of your fall planting.
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Part six of an eight-part series: Do you have a small yard? No worries – we will talk about small ornamental trees that you can plant both in your front and back yards when space is an issue.
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Part five of an eight-part series: Weeds are a perennial problem for home landscapes. We will learn how to identify and manage weeds in our home landscapes. We will also cover the basics of nutrient requirements for landscape plants.
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Part four of an eight-part series: This class will discuss various types of irrigation methods for home landscapes; basic troubleshooting as well as water requirements for plantings.
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Part three of an eight-part series: We will discuss how to add color for each season so the home gardener will have something blooming throughout the year. We will cover Texas Superstar Plants as well.
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Part two of an eight-part series: This class will address the basics of grasses suitable for our region as well as their characteristics. We will go over turf grass maintenance, and common problems encountered by the homeowner.
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Part one of an eight-part series: An overview of home landscape basics for a home gardener. This class will be based on Earth-Kind gardening principles and will cover the aspects of location, light, water, soil and plant compatibility. We will also cover the basics of landscape design elements for a home garden.
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Part six of a six-part series: Making your own compost can be a fun and rewarding activity. There are many advantages to making compost, including a healthier garden and less yard waste going to a landfill. Learn how you can easily make your own compost using items from your kitchen, yard, and gardens.
Register online: https://fortbend.agrilife.org/grow-your-own/ or call 281-633-7029. Class will be held at: Bud O’Shieles Community Center, 1330 Band Road, Rosenberg, TX 77471