Fabulous Figs! – Gulf Coast Gardening seminar

Join Horticulture Agent Stephen Brueggerhoff for a presentation exploring fig culture in Galveston County. We will cover the rich history of fig production in our county, discover growth habit, fruiting, varieties and maintenance. We will visit our Discovery Garden Orchard to check out our collection of figs, and if the fruit is willing we’ll sample... Read More →

Growing Upwards: Vertical Gardening

Galveston County Master Gardener Kevin Lancon will explore benefits of vertical gardening. Kevin will discuss different structures and systems just right for limited space, veggie varieties that climb to the top of the list, and best approach for getting started. Registration is required. To register and for more information: https://galveston.agrilife.org/event/growing-upwards-vertical-gardening/ If special program accommodations by... Read More →

Summer Sundown Sale – online

We will have fruit and citrus trees, tomatoes and perennial varieties available for purchase. Shop NOON TO NOON September 9 – September 10 online. Visit the Galveston County Master Gardeners’ online store for more details – https://store.galvestonmg.org

Herbs for the Gulf Coast Garden 2022

Galveston County Master Gardeners Briana Etie & Nancy Langston-Noh will present hands on demonstrations in propagation techniques and make tussie mussies. They will also share herb uses, preservation techniques and tips for growing herbs in our Gulf Coast Gardens. Registration required. *Registration is limited 35 participates* Click here to register for the workshop   If... Read More →

Bakcyard Citrus – Gulf Coast Gardening Series Seminar

Galveston County Master Gardener and citrus expert Robert Marshall’s presentation will feature citrus tree varieties for our area, rootstocks, nutrients, disease (citrus canker and citrus greening), insect problems, control of birds and critters, and freeze protection. Registration is required. To register and for more information: https://galveston.agrilife.org/event/backyard-citrus If special program accommodations by participants are needed, please... Read More →

Galveston County Master Gardener Fall Festival

Come join for fun, food and discovery October 8 from 9am to 2 pm, celebrating community at our Galveston County Master Gardener Fall Festival and Plant Sale. Located at our Discovery Garden in Carbide Park, 4102 Main St, La Marque, you can enjoy: Plant sale offering Master Gardener grown plants, fall veggies, herbs, plumeria, snaptinis,... Read More →

Blooms and Bulbs Sale

Featuring hardy hibiscus, snapdragons, amaryllis, narcissus, various lilies and more for purchase. Shop NOON TO NOON October 28 – October 29 online. Visit the Galveston County Master Gardeners’ online store for more details – https://store.galvestonmg.org or call 281-534-3413 If special program accommodations by participants are needed, please contact the Extension Office no later than five... Read More →

Going Nuts for Pecans – Gulf Coast Gardening Seminar

Galveston County AgriLife Extension office 4102-B Main St, La Marque, TX

Join Horticulture Agent Stephen Brueggerhoff, presenting pecan cultivation and tree maintenance in Galveston County. We will also exhibit award winning pecans and distribute ribbons for winners of the 2022 Galveston County Pecan Show. Registration is required. For more information: https://galveston.agrilife.org/event/going-nuts-for-pecans-gulf-coast-gardening-seminar/ If special program accommodations by participants are needed, please contact the Extension Office no later than... Read More →

Urban Orchard Series: Wedge Grafting

Galveston County AgriLife Extension office 4102-B Main St, La Marque, TX

Galveston County Master Gardeners Hazel Lampton, Debbie Espinosa and Herman Auer will discuss the how, when, & why of wedge, whip and tongue, and chip bud methods of grafting. This hands-on program will give you choices to graft stone fruit, pome and evergreen fruit trees. The possibilities are endless when you know how to graft... Read More →

Urban Orchard Series: Growing Pecans at Home

Galveston County AgriLife Extension office 4102-B Main St, La Marque, TX

Learn best practices for planting, maintaining and cultivating pecans with Horticulture Agent Stephen Brueggerhoff. Weather allowing, we will visit a remnant pecan orchard in Carbide Park. To register online: https://galveston.agrilife.org/event/urban-orchard-series-growing-pecans-at-home/, or call 281-309-5065. Registration deadline is January 5, 2023 at 1 p.m. If special program accommodations by participants are needed, please contact the Extension Office... Read More →

Veggie Garden Series: Growing Great Tomatoes, Part 2

Galveston County AgriLife Extension office 4102-B Main St, La Marque, TX

v Part two of three programs: Growing Great Tomatoes by Galveston County Master Gardener Ira Gervais. Gervais reveals his secrets of successful production of great tomatoes. Learn about various varieties that do well in this area, when to transplant your seedlings, and best growing techniques. Receive information about soil requirements, nutrients, and temperature range for best... Read More →

Urban Orchard Series: Propagating Fig Trees

Galveston County AgriLife Extension office 4102-B Main St, La Marque, TX

Explore best methods propagating and pruning fig trees with Galveston County Master Gardener Barbara Canetti. Canetti will cover fig growth habit and fruiting varieties, as well as maintenance. We will visit our Discovery Garden Orchard for hands-on experience with our fig collection. Register online: https://galveston.agrilife.org/event/urban-orchard-series-propagating-fig-trees/, or call 281-309-5065. Registration deadline is January 19, 2023 at... Read More →