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The 2019 Texas Master Gardener State Conference is scheduled for April 25-27 in Victoria Texas. Click the following link for the Conference website.
Harlequin bugs are a type of stink bug. To learn more, click this link.
Visit our Demonstration Gardens at the Williamson County Extension Office at 3151 SE Innerloop Road, Georgetown, Texas to see examples of research based horticulture techniques. Click here for our location on Google Maps
Our demonstration gardens include raised bed and row vegetable gardens, a container garden, a rose garden, a drought tolerant garden, a herb garden, a fruit tree area, and a keyhole garden.
Demonstration Garden Blog
Fire Ant Treatment Experiment: Summary and Results Our results showed that all three mixtures, neem oil mix, orange oil mix, and the combined mix eliminated the fire ants in the original application area for approximately two weeks. In the compost area, where the combination mix was applied, ant activity was not detected for 5 weeks. In the case of both neem oil mix and the orange oil mix a secondary ant mound appeared in close proximity to the original treatment area by the second or third week following… Read More →
Vegetable Demonstration Garden Report for March 2019 Accomplishments Donations to The Caring Place This will include both harvested and donated items. 5 lbs. harvested, 41 lbs. donated for February and a grand total for the year of 753 lbs. Plantings for this month include potatoes, blueberries, purple potatoes, tomatoes and squash Sonia is beginning a new Fire Ant Eradication project with a new Neem Oil Some warm days and sunshine have really made the plants burst out Lots of seaweed tea used to protect from weather Rows… Read More →