gardening

Green Thumb Lecture Series: Fall Vegetable Gardening

Fall gardenHave you ever thought about extending the growing season for your edibles into the fall?  If not, here’s your chance to find out how to grow and harvest autumn crops.  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will present their July lecture on fall vegetable gardening.  Get ready to get busy!  The days will eventually get cooler, working in the garden will be fun again, and hopefully, you’ll be ready to show off fall’s bounty. 

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date:  July 21, 2015
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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Green Thumb Lecture Series: Growing and Using Herbs

Herbs on the balconyHave you ever wondered whether gardening with herbs is challenging?  Have you attempted to grow herbs, but are getting tired of the constant trial and error?  Would you like to expand your gardening know-how or learn about the herbs’ various uses and benefits?  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will walk you through planting, growing, caring for, and using herbs.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date:  June 16, 2015
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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What's Bugging You?

 Don't let the bugs eat up your garden!  The Master Gardeners will be here Saturday, May 16 at 10 a.m. to help you get rid of all your pesky bugs.  They will tell you how to use non chemical ways to control the bugs that are bugging you, eating your vegetable garden, and chewing on your flowers. All without harming the beneficial insects.  Yes there are some!  Come to the Green Thumb Gardening class Saturday and find out how to debug your life!

Repurposing Household Items into the Garden

GardeningIn case you missed it earlier this Spring, we're bringing back our Garden Club meeting on repurposing those household items into the garden.  Don't throw it away - take it outside!  Learn how next Thursday, 5/14 at 11:00am.

Green Thumb Lecture Series: Basic Pest Control for Gardeners

GardeningThe Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will discuss basic concepts of pest control as part of their Green Thumb gardening series.  Come to find out how to choose appropriate methods and be proactive in your application of pest control to ensure a healthy and flourishing garden.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date:  May 19, 2015
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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Green Thumb Lecture Series: Basic Irrigation & Rainwater Harvesting

GardeningThe Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will discuss basic concepts of irrigation and rainwater harvesting as part of their Green Thumb gardening series.  They meet the third Tuesday of each month in the Spring Branch-Memorial Library’s meeting room.  Come and learn about water conservation, sustainability and financial considerations.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date:  April 21, 2015
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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How does YOUR garden grow?

Spring is arriving and it's time to spruce up our gardens.  But, how do we keep track of everything growing in our yards?  Come to the library on Saturday, March 21 at 10 AM as Harris County Master Gardeners present their next Green Thumb Gardening presentation.  We will talk all about documenting your garden.  Never again wonder if that is a weed or a flower growing there in the middle of your flower bed.  Know what is there!

Green Thumb Lecture Series: Documenting Your Garden

GardeningThe Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will present another free lecture in the Green Thumb gardening series.  They meet the third Tuesday of each month in the Spring Branch-Memorial Library’s meeting room.  Topic for March: Documenting Your Garden.  Come and learn practical tips that will help you improve your garden year after year.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date:  March 17, 2015
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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TGIF Programs Hosts Garden Day/ Tomatoes with Master Gardener Chris - Friday Morning

Master Gardener Chris will speak at TGIF Programs about Tomatoes which can be started from seeds in January, either in green houses or on windowsills. We'll meet in the Marge Jacobson Community Room.

Green Thumb Lecture Series: Compost – Why & How

Planting, gardeningThe Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners are pleased to offer the first of the free lectures in the Green Thumb gardening series.  Today's lecture will cover the basics of composting.  Come learn how to improve your soil and help the environment while using your yard waste and scraps.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library

Date:  January 20, 2015

Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm 

Cost: Free

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