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, February 25, and Sunday, February 26, 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, play our newest game of BUG-O, a fun “loteria” game, craft a Lady Bug while learning fun facts about good bugs versus bad bugs in the garden, get cozy while a Master Gardener reads garden-themed story books. We look forward to learning with you about gardens in the Kids Korner!
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 2023 Spring Garden Stage Schedule
|Saturday, February 25 10:00 am-6:00 pm|
|11:00 AM||Let’s Talk About Roses
By: Eddie Rascon
Eddie Rascon, Horticultural County Extension Agent, will talk about roses in general and how to grow them in the desert. He will discuss the different types, their general care, potential diseases, and pruning for better blooms.
|1:00 PM||Gardening in the Desert
By: Ignacio Muñoz
Join Ignacio Muñoz, Certified Master Gardener, as he provides various options for the home gardener to enjoy gardening in the extreme conditions that exist in El Paso.
|3:00 PM||Down to Earth with Container Gardening
By: Jan Petrzelka
Whether a novice or a seasoned gardener, join Certified Master Gardener Jan Petrzelka for tips and tricks when creating gardens in containers. Jan will address creating and maintaining these container gardens and their use in your landscape.
|Sunday, February 26 11:00 am-5:00 pm|
|12:00 PM||Trees: Proper Site Location, Planting, and Watering in the Desert Southwest
By: Rex Morris
Join Rex Morris, Certified Master Gardener, as he provides specific information on which trees grow best, when to plant, and how to care for them in the desert southwest.
|2:00 PM||Safety in the Garden
By: Art Corral
Spring is a favorite time to get outside and add to your landscape. Join Art Corral, Certified Master Gardener, as he shares valuable tips for maintaining safety in the garden.
Note: While the El Paso Home & Garden Show is free this year, there will be a $10 fee for the available on-site parking. See the Parking section of this website page to find a $3 discount coupon for parking.
Top photo credit: Master Gardeners Cathy Parker and Julia Bailey at an Information Table (El Paso County Master Gardeners Facebook)