Galveston County – Growing Great Peaches

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Date(s) - 01/18/2020
1:00 pm-3:30 pm

Galveston County AgriLife Extension Office in Carbide Park


Presented by Master Gardener Herman Auer. Learn the better variety selection (both white and yellow flesh) for Galveston County, what to look for when buying your peach tree, and the best planting locations (think drainage). Topics discussed will include chill hours, rootstock, pruning to shape, and thinning methods that lead to larger fruit. Also learn how to judge ripening dates and the best time to harvest. Herman has been producing peaches in Galveston County for over 35 Years.

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