June 13 – Preparing Your Garden for Fall – Doug Janda
All educational programs begin with:
Registration at 11:50 to 12:05 PM
Program from 12:05 to 12:50 PM
Bring your own lunch and drink.
All programs are free to the public!
The Washington County Bluebonnet Master Gardeners and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service for Washington County, Texas announce their 2023 Spring Lunch-N-Learn Spring series.
These FREE to the public programs will feature speakers from the Bluebonnet Master Gardener Association.
April 5, 2023 & May 3, 2023
Washington County Expo Event Center
1305 E. Blue Bell Road
Brenham, Texas 77833
(Parking and the Event Center face Blue Bell Road) (Map)
Board Meeting: 8:30 a.m – 10:00 a.m.
Social: 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Program: 10:30 a.m.– 12:00 noon
Speaker: Ashley Grubb – Enchanted Gardens
Ashley is a Conservation Biologist and Entomologist by degree and currently working for Enchanted Gardens in Richmond as a Texas Certified Nursery & Water Smart Professional.
Board Meeting: 8:30 a.m.
General Meeting: 10:30 a.m.
Presentation: Joseph (Joe) & Suzanne Hakkinen. Joe is President of the Bastrop County’s Beekeepers Association. His presentation will highlight how to start and raise bees, the diseases that affect bees and also what plants are suitable for bees. He will most likely bring an enclosed bee container, where the queen is keeping all of the workers busy. For more information about the Texas Beekeepers Association, check out there website: https://texasbeekeepers.org/
This meeting will also feature a pot-luck lunch after the presentation. Please bring a favorite dish or dessert to share with your fellow gardeners.
Place orders NOW and until March 1, 2023. Pick-up plants on March 21, 2023 between 10:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. at the Washington County Expo Sales Facility in Brenham.
For paper order form, click HERE
All proceeds benefit the AgriLife Extension Horticulture Committee’s Scholarship Fund.
February 21: Garden Stretches: Stop the Ache before you Rake (Michelle Wright, Austin County, CEA)
March 21: Composting (Mary Karish, Waller County Master Gardener)
April 18: TBA
May 16: Orchids
June – August: No Program
September 19: Plumerias (Faye Beery, Bluebonnet Master Gardener)
October 17: Wonderful World of the Honeybee (Tom Shaughnessy, Local Beekeeper)