With the days getting longer and temperatures warming up, it’s time for Spring gardening! Learn about growing Texas Superstar vegetables, herbs, and turf that thrives well in the Bexar County area. Don’t miss out on our Plant Sale, “Ask a Master Gardener” booth, youth activities and FREE TREES, while supplies last!
Galveston County Master Gardener Briana Etie will share her expertise of trees for our area to assist homeowners in choosing the right tree for their home landscape. Attendees will learn about the right tree, and right place for landscape design, offer maintenance tips and dig into best practice for tree planting. An added bonus for this program, we will have a tree sapling giveaway to the first 20 people attending the program. MUST ATTEND to receive your complimentary tree sapling.
For additional questions on program call 281-309-5065
Click here for registration: https://galveston.agrilife.org/event/tree-selection-for-the-home-2/
- choose the right tree for our area
- how to plant
- diseases and pest management
- time to plant and how to transplant
- proper irrigation and supplemental watering
REGISTER HERE; space is limited
The Little River Basin Master Gardener Association (Milam County) is hosting a tree program on Wednesday, August 16th, 6:00 pm, at the Patterson Center, 609 Mill Avenue, Rockdale, TX.
Camille Wiseman, a woodland ecologist for Texas A&M Forest Service, will offer a wealth of information on general tree care — selection, pruning, and health — so that landowners may be able to protect what they have and plan for the future. Bring your questions and photos. The presentation will last 1 to 1.5 hours with ample time for questions.
Ms. Wiseman’s work with TAMU Forest Service includes creating stewardship plans for landowners looking to implement conservation practices and administering forest health programs such as the oak wilt suppression project and Emerald Ash Borer monitoring.
If you have ANY questions or concerns about your trees, then you should plan to attend this free program.
“Advanced Master Gardener – Tree Care” training will be comprised of high-quality training including tree benefits, tree biology and function, site selection, tree species selection, proper planting techniques, proper training and pruning, tree nutrition, common stress factors, alleviating soil compaction, abiotic tree problems, common pests and diseases, tree risk assessment, legal issues and hiring a professional arborist.
Advanced Master Gardener Trees and Tree Care course will also include high quality advanced training combined with tours to Fort Worth Botanic Garden for tree ID and City of Fort Worth-owned Rolling Hills Tree Farm.
This training is offered to certified Extension Master Gardeners only and attendance must be approved by the county agent.