2020 MASTER GARDENERS AT THE LIBRARY
Tyler Public Library
201 S. College Ave., Tyler, TX 75702
11:30 am – 1:00 pm / FREE and open to the public
February 21 – “Protecting the World One Garden at a Time” – What is YOUR Role and What Can YOU do? with Debby Watkins, Smith County Master Gardener
March 20 – “Changes to Bird Life in Texas” – What’s All the Flap About? with Cliff Shackleford, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Non-Game Ornithologist
April 17 – “Fixin to Garden in Texas”- How to Bloom Where You Are Planted, with Andie Rathbone, Smith County Master Gardener
May 15 – “Fairies in the Garden”- Pollinators and Herbs with Elizabeth Waldrop, Smith County Master Gardener
January 23, 2020 – Learn, Grow, Eat, & GO! Training 2020
The Learn, Grow, Eat, & GO! curriculum provides 10 concepts of instruction that emphasize Science,
Math, Language Arts/Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Physical Education, Health, Horticulture, and
Nutrition all with a solid correlation to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards.
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Overton Center, 1710 FM 3053, Overton, Texas 75684
Cost: $25 includes lunch OR $75 includes lunch and one copy of the Learn, Grow, Eat, Go Curriculum
Includes 6 SBEC hours for teachers
Register online at: https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/Overton
January 24 – Vineyard Chemigation Workshop, in Denison, TX
1. Learn from the ground up how to plan, install, and manage a chemigation system in the vineyard
2. We are bringing in two Agriculture Irrigation Specialists for this workshop
3. RSVP Online is required: https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/productListingDetails/3010
January 25, 2020 -An Introduction to the Texas Wine Industry
From the Spanish Missionaries to the Grape Man of Texas, to European Grapes and Beyond…
Square Cloud Winery
3 PM –5 PM
$20 per Person or $35 per Couple
The event will include a glass of Square Cloud wine
Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating.
1023 Block Road – Gunter, Texas
Please Register in Advance by Calling Jackson @ 214 717 8490
January 31, 2020 – Texas Watershed Program – Tyler
The Texas Watershed Steward program is a free, educational workshop designed to help watershed residents improve and protect their water resources by getting involved in local watershed protection and management activities.
January 31, 2020: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm – Smith County Extension Office 1517 W Front St, #116 – Tyler, TX 75702
The workshop will provide an overview of water quality and watershed management in Texas, including a discussion on the Angelina River. Efforts by the Texas Water Resources Institute, and best management practices local stakeholders may use to help improve and protect their watersheds, will be highlighted. Free continuing education credits/CEUs offered for a wide variety of professional disciplines. Light refreshments will also be provided. For a complete list of continuing education offered, or to register, visit our website or call the number below.
Pre-register for the workshop by going to: https://tws.tamu.edu/workshops/registration or call
February 7 – Grapevine & Fruit Tree Pruning & Propagation, McKinney, TX
|Event Name:||Grape, Berry & Fruit Tree Workshop 2020|
|Event Date & Time:||Fri, Feb 07 2020 08:00 AM – 04:00 PM|
|Event Location:||The Landing at Myers Park|
|Event Summary:||Are you growing grapes? Berries? Fruit Trees? Would you like information on successfully propagating and pruning them? Texas A & M AgriLife Extension is offering a 1 day workshop on FRIDAY, February 7, 2020 to show you how. We have 3 great speakers lined up to speak at the workshop. There will be a pruning demonstration and, if weather permits, a short tour of the grape growing area in Myers Park. The cost of the workshop is $35.00 and includes snacks, beverages, and a sandwich lunch. Click on the link below to register for the event.
RSVP online is required: https://ccmgatx.org/about-us/register-for-an-event.aspx?id=10571
February 24-25, 2020 LANDSCAPE DESIGN SCHOOL SERIES XXVI, COURSE IV
at George H. W. Bush Presidential Library theater in the Rotunda (free parking) College Station, TX
THE SCHOOL IS OPEN TO ANYONE WISHING TO ADD TO THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF LANDSCAPE DESIGN. Texas Garden Club, Inc. members may attend the schools to work toward a Landscape Consultant’s rating. Members that have already finished the course may refresh once a year for four years and work toward a Master Consultant rating. To maintain this rating one must refresh at least once in 5 years.
MASTER GARDENERS who complete a course may apply for 12 hours of credit to their requirements for continuing education in their county. After completing 4 courses, they will receive the Landscape Design Steward certification.
A copy of the reference book, “Stewards of the Land” is optional for taking the school for credit. This reference book covers all four courses. Books must be ordered before February 1, 2020. No orders will be accepted after that date. Cost of textbook: $40.00 which may be included with the tuition on one personal check or money order.
Tuition/lunch fee $145.00 by February 1, 2020
Tuition/lunch fee $165.00 after February 1, 2020
Registration form may be obtained from: https://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/southerngarden/LDFeb19/