MASTER GARDENER NEWS

Rosemary! in February from our BCMG Demonstration Garden, “evergreen” that blooms in winter. Start a kitchen garden, plant some Rosemary. Snip a little of this fantastic herb and put it in soups, stews and even cornbread!

Texas Master Gardener State Conference

The 2019 Texas Master Gardener State Conference is scheduled for
April 25-27 in Victoria Texas. Read More and Register

Monthly Gardening Seminars for
Central Texas Gardeners

Presented by Bell County Certified Master Gardeners  
We are proud to present the following 2019 educational opportunities for our neighbors and fellow gardeners: 2019 BCMG Monthly Seminars – Flyer (PDF)

  • February 21       Planting Techniques
  • March 21            Spring Vegetable Garden
  • May 16               Butterflies & Bees
  • June 20              Preserving Your Harvest
  • July 18               Pests/Diseases in the Garden
  • August 15          Fall Vegetable Garden
  • September 19    Fall Lawn Care
  • October 17         Landscaping/Xeriscaping
  • November 21     Vermiculture (worms)

Location:       Bell County A&M AgriLife Extension Offices, 1605 N. Main, Belton
Time:              6:30-8:00 pm
Cost:               Free of charge, but BCMGA will accept donations of up to $5.00
For Information and/or To Register:     bellspeakers76513@gmail.com
BC Master Gardeners may register on Volunteer Management System

Mark Your Calendar for our
Spring Plant Sale in March!

Saturday, March 30th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Master Gardener Education Building grounds, Texas A&M Bell County AgriLife Building and Master Gardeners Learning Center 1605 North Main, Belton, TX 76513. Find plants for spring gardens including: Perennials, Annuals, Vegetables, Herbs, Succulents, Shrubs, Trees and Ornamental Grasses. Read More.


Community Project Spotlight

Killeen Municipal Court Garden

January 2019: Yellow onions, first crop of the new year to be planted! Next, will be potatoes. Eight Bell County Master Gardeners, including Randy Brown (shown) put in 4 rows of yellow onions Monday morning January 6th. Read More


BCMGA Mission Statement

The Bell County Master Gardeners Association assists the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in providing high quality, relevant, research-based horticultural education and service to the residents of Bell County and the state of Texas through outreach, teaching, and demonstration projects. Read More

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