gardening

Green Thumb Gardening: Herbs

Mint--herbs program

Have 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:  March 19
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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Tool Check Out at the Little Blue Library

The Baldwin Boettcher Library is proud to announce that as of March 1st 2019 we are partnering with Mercer Botanic Gardens to provide a new service to the public. Anyone with a Harris County Public Library card in good standing can place a hold, and borrow yard and gardening tools from the Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library. You may borrow a total of 40 (Up to 20 small tools and up to 20 large tools). The lending period for tools is 14 days with no renewals. You may return the item and borrow it again if there is not a waiting list for the tool. The tools are not in the HCPL catalogue, but you can contact any Harris County Library to place a hold. Keep in mind tools can only be picked up and returned at the Baldwin Boettcher Library during open hours.

Green Thumb Gardening: Spring Vegetable Gardening

Carrots and radishesThe Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will present this year's second topic: Spring Vegetable Gardening.  Come learn what to plant in the coming season and enjoy fresh produce from your own garden.

 

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library

Date:  February 19, 2019

Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: Free

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The Green Thumb Lecture Series returns Thursday, 1/17 @ 6:30 with topic: Preparing Garden Beds & Lawns

The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension - Harris County Horticulture and the Harris County Master Gardeners are pleased to offer the Green Thumb Gardening Series of lectures at the Freeman Library from January to October of 2019. Lectures will be held on the third Thursday of every month on a variety of topics. These Lectures are FREE.

The Friends of Freeman Library supports the Green Thumb Lecture Series.

Green Thumb Gardening: Preparing Garden Beds and Lawns

Garden toolsSoon the weather will get warmer and it will be time to enjoy your garden again.  Before you can start hosting your backyard barbecues, however, you may want to spiff up your garden by following a few basic practices.  Harris County Master Gardeners will be happy to share their best advice on garden beds and lawns preparation.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, January 15
Time: 6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

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Green Thumb Gardening—Roses: Planting, Growing and Upkeep

RoseThe Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners invite you to their March class on taking care of roses.  Add beauty to your garden with these colorful and fragrant flowers, and learn how to take care of them so they reach their full potential.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date:  September 18
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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Gardening Club: Spring Vegetables

March 8, 2018
11 am - 12 pm

It's that time again! 

Join other gardeners in your area to learn new ways to grow. Also, bring your leftover seed and exchange it for a new seed to try. The Katy Library Gardening Club meets every month on the 2nd Thursday. 
 

 

Adults - Thursday, 2/15 @ 6:30 PM - Green Thumb Lecture Series - Spring Vegetable Gardening!

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners are pleased to offer the Green Thumb Gardening Series of lectures at the Freeman Library. This Thursday, we look forward to hearing about Spring Vegetable Gardening. 

These Lectures are FREE and supported by the Friends of Freeman Library

Find plants that are Texas Superstars

Learn about Texas A&M AgriLife’s Texas Superstar Plants program, which provides information about a variety of plants you can grow in Texas, from annuals and perennials to vegetables and fruit trees. Paul Winski, County Extension Agent in the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension program, will help you learn more about this resource and answer other questions about gardening in our area on Saturday, February 10 at 10:30 a.m. The Texas Superstar Plants program selects plants that have been proven to grow well here and are considered attractive for various reasons (such as ornamental value or providing fruit) by horticulturists and consumers.

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