Urban Orchard Series: Growing Peaches

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

Master Gardener Herman Auer, an avid gardener with over 50 years of experience growing stone fruit in Galveston County, will guide you through what it takes to grow peaches. Learn the better variety selections (both white and yellow flesh) for Galveston County, what to look for when buying your peach or other stone fruit tree,... Read More →

Veggie Garden Series: Irish Potatoes

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

Galveston County Master Gardener Kevin Lancon presents success growing Irish potatoes in your home garden. This presentation is for beginners and seasoned potato gardeners alike. Kevin will focus on different winning varieties for our area, best practices for maximum production, and a few facts and myths about potato gardening. Included is health and nutritional information,... Read More →

Urban Orchard Series: Avocados

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

Galveston County Master Gardener Hazel Lampton, a gardener with years of experience growing avocados, will provide a program featuring the best varieties for our area of the Gulf Coast. She will cover how to start plants from seeds, as well as tips on tree planting, and cultivation methods for growing avocados. Discover the best methods... Read More →

Urban Orchard Series: Pruning Pear Trees

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

Join Galveston County Master Gardeners Robert Marshall and Herman Auer for a hands-on pear tree pruning workshop. We will include tree pruning form (open vs. central leader), branch training and what not to prune, and best time of year to prune for successful fruit production and harvest. The program will be delivered at our research... Read More →