Master Gardeners on the Home Show Garden Stage
Master Gardeners love gardening and love to share information about gardening. El Paso Master Gardeners will be at the El Paso Home & Garden show to talk about gardening topics developed using research-based information and resources from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.
El Paso 2022 Fall Home Show Garden Stage Schedule
|Saturday, September 10 10:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|11:00 AM||Fall in the Rose Garden
By: Veronica Macias
Certified Texas Master Gardener Veronica Macias will provide specific information on how to care for roses going into the fall and winter to encourage blooms both in the fall and upcoming spring. She is co-chair of the EPCMG Rose Committee whose main task, besides education, is care of the roses at the El Paso Municipal Rose Garden.
|1:00 PM||Trees: Proper site, Planting, and Watering in the Desert Southwest
By: Rex Morris
Rex Morris, Certified Texas Master Gardener, will provide specific information on growing trees in our area: types of trees and specific care they need in our desert climate.
|3:00 PM||Gardening in the Desert
By: Ignacio Muñoz
Ignacio Muñoz, Certified Texas Master Gardener, will provide various options for the home gardener to enjoy gardening in the extreme conditions that exist in El Paso.
|Sunday, September 11 11:00 am – 5:00 pm|
|12:00 PM||You Had Me at “Aloe”
By: Jan Petrzelka
Come learn about succulents! Jan Petrzelka, Certified Texas Master Gardener, will share the benefits of planting these water conservators in your landscape as well as inside your home. Jan will discuss how to propagate, plant, and care for these unique plants.
|2:00 PM||Water-Saving Approaches to Gardening
By: Robin Scofield
Robin Scofield, Certified Texas Master Gardener, will provide specific information on water-saving planting using raised-beds and containers.
Master Gardener Information Table
Plant Questions? El Paso Master Gardeners have the answers. You’ll find them at an Information Table at El Paso’s Home & Garden Show. Bring your questions to our Information Table where we’ll be happy to help you and share our informative brochures.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service training provides El Paso County Master Gardeners with research-based horticulture information and resources as a foundation for our wide range of experiences in gardening in the El Paso. Certified Master Gardeners and Master Gardener Interns share that knowledge with members of the community who visit our Information Tables at many public events throughout the year. The Information Tables are stocked with a wealth of free publications on growing vegetables, gardening, and landscaping.
Kids Korner for Children
You’re invited to visit and enjoy the El Paso Master Gardeners’ Kids Korner! On Saturday, September 10, and Sunday, September 11, we’re featuring fun gardening-related activities such as a Worm and Happy Soil Education Station, the Are You Smarter than an Insect? trivia game, a Seed Guessing game, and the fabulous Read & Grow Garden and Library!
Stay a while, read a book, or make a life-long friendship bracelet for a worm. See how you measure-up with Mrs. Mantodea, and learn about praying mantises (or mantes, whichever plural you prefer). We look forward to playing with you at the Garden in the Kids Korner!
Note: While the El Paso Home & Garden Show is free this year, there will be a $10 fee for the available on-site parking. Payment will be “contactless” as explained on this Home & Garden Show website page: https://showtechnology.com/shows/el-paso-home-and-garden-show/attend.
For parking, take advantage of this $3 discount coupon: