Category Archives: CHES

Exciting New Plans for 2016 CHES Programs

by Sandra Skrei, CHES Programs for Prairie Rose Chapter, Native Plant Society of Texas CHES and Prairie Rose Chapter of the Native Plant Society are now meeting together! We’ll start the New Year with a SWAP and MEET SWAP: Gifts – White elephant style, but no spending money allowed and you don’t get to be anonymous!  Bring a gardening/native plant book you no longer use to recycle, a plant, something from your garden, to help someone else garden, or you’ve made from your garden, even those goofy socks… Read More →

CHES Program on November 9th

Christine Morgan, a Somervell County Master Gardener, will present a program on Fall Gardening complete with the latest how-to’s and the health benefits of the wonderful foods we love to grow and eat at this time of year.   Come and enjoy her informal program with plenty of opportunity for your questions and comments. Always the second Monday, this time November 9th, at 6:30 pm, Citizen’s Center, Glen Rose. It’s free to all, so come and bring a friend.

CHES Meeting, September 14th

Somervell County Master Gardeners Present Community Horticultural Education Series (CHES) Monday, September 14, 6:30 pm, Citizens Center 209 SW Barnard, Glen Rose Zachary Davis, our Somervell County Agri-Life Extension Agent will present a program on Fall Gardening.  So bring your questions and a friend. As always, there is no charge and it’s open to the public.  Door prizes, too!

Next CHES Meeting

Community Horticultural Educational Series Somervell County Master Gardeners will sponsor the next CHES meeting on September 14th, at the Citizens Community Center 209 SE Barnard, Glen Rose, Texas Mark your calendars.  Program to be announced. The public is welcome to attend, and there is no charge.

Community Horticultural Education Series (CHES)

Our next CHES Meeting (Community Horticultural Education Series) will be Monday, June 8th at the Somervell County Water District Offices, at 2099 County Road 301, Glen Rose. Kevin Taylor, General Manager, will be in charge of the program.  Kevin grew up in Brownwood and graduated from Howard Payne University with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration.  Prior to moving to Glen Rose, he worked thirteen years as Director of Planning and Development for the Fort Worth Housing Authority. He has served as the General Manager of the Somervell… Read More →

Community Horticultural Education Series

YES!  We WILL meet this month! Meet Zack Davis, our new Extension Agent, and learn about saving our aquifers and water wells. Monday, February 9th, 6:30 pm  Citizens Center in Glen Rose, 209 SW Barnard Free and open to the public! Bring a friend! What do you know about conserving our water supply?  Our aquifers?  Monitoring your well? Answer all your questions at the next CHES meeting!  Shawn Davis and Karen Siddall from Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District will present general information about the district, its activities and background including aquifer studies &… Read More →

Community Horticultural Education Series

  Sommervell County Master Gardeners proudly announce Local Master Gardener, Virginia Reynolds, will present the November Program on Keyhole Gardening Monday, November 10th, 6:30 pm Citizens Center, 209 SW Barnard, Glen Rose Free and open to the public           Keyhole gardening was introduced years ago by missionaries in several African countries, where they needed to produce more food in a small space under drought conditions.  This intensive gardening method was very successful, and the word has spread to the drought-stricken areas of our own… Read More →

Community Horticultural Educational Series

Community Horticultural Educational Series (CHES) Somervell County Master Gardeners are proud to announce  Paul Dowlearn is coming back to Glen Rose! Monday, October 13th, at 6:30 p.m. Citizen’s Center, 209 SW Barnard, Glen Rose Free and open to the public              Paul Dowlearn is the co-owner of Wichita Valley Landscape, past president of the Red River Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas, member of the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Research Center, Riverbend Nature Center and Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association and… Read More →

Community Horticultural Education Series

Somervell County Master Gardeners Present The Community Horticultural Education Series A Special “Back To School” Program “Ask A Master Gardener” Monday, September 8th at 6:30 pm Citizens Center, 209 SW Barnard, Glen Rose A panel discussion lead by Master Gardeners will answer your questions about what to do in the garden this time of year, and try to find the answers to any other gardening questions you might have.  Bring a picture or a cutting, and we will help you identify that “mystery plant” you’ve been wondering about…. Read More →

Looking For Horny Toads?

  Somervell County Master Gardeners will not be holding monthly CHES (Community Horticulture Education Session) programs during the summer months this year.  In lieu of those programs, we would like to invite you to attend the Native Plant Society’s programs on the first Tuesday of each month.  The next Native Plant Society meeting will be on Tuesday, August 5th, at 6:30 pm in the Somervell County Citizens Center, 205 SW Barnard, Glen Rose.  The speaker will be Nathan Rains, Wildlife Diversity Biologist, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.  He… Read More →