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Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale
The 2018 Williamson County Master Gardener Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale is April 7, 2018. There will be 1,800 Native and Adapted Plants and Herbs for Sale. Door prizes every hour. Free Learning Centers. Vendors with Garden Items, Crafts and Garden Apparel, Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks provided by 4-H. Click this link for more information. https://txmg.org/williamson/special-events
2018 Master Gardener Training Class
The Class Schedule for the New 2018 Master Gardener Training Class starting on July 31st has been added. The last information session this year where you can get an application to take the training is May 7th, 2018 Monday 6 P.M. Click this link to see the training schedule. https://txmg.org/williamson/how-can-i-become-a-master-gardener/
Acrobat Ants – Learn more by clicking this link Acrobat Ants Feb 2018
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
WCMG Gardening Tip: Asparagus plant care in January Posted by Williamson County Texas Master Gardeners Association on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Click on the link above “WCMG Gardening Tip: Asparagus plant care in January” to see the video. Adjust the volume as needed at the bottom of the video.
Vegetable Garden Report for December 2017 December Totals: Fresh produce: 454.96 pounds (includes 40 pounds of purchased potatoes) Canned donations: 0 pounds Monthly total: 454.96 pounds Quarterly totals – October 1-December 31: Fresh produce: 916.5 pounds Canned donations: 111.07 pounds Monthly Quarterly total: 1,027.57 pounds Annual Totals for 2017: Fresh produce: 4,024.628 pounds Canned donations: 934.20 pounds Grand Total: 4,958.828 pounds The 2016 total for fresh produce was 3,822.285 versus 4,024.628 pounds for 2017!
December 2017 Hands on in the Garden Training 27 people attended the December 30, 2017 Hands on in the Garden Class on Seed Saving taught by Master Gardener, Jane LaComette. Jane discussed selecting, cleaning and storing vegetable and herb seeds and presented a short video from the Seed Savers Exchange. This was followed by a hands on activity cleaning and packaging various vegetable, herb and flower seeds. Participants took the seeds home after class. The Hands on in the Garden class is open to the public and is… Read More →
Harvest totals for November 1-30, 2017 are: Fresh produce: 208.53 pounds Canned donations: 111.07 pounds Monthly total: 319.60 pounds Running totals for the period January 1-November 30, 2017 are: Fresh produce: 3,569.668 pounds Canned donations: 934.20 pounds To-date-total: 4,503.868 pounds