gardening

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

KATY GARDEN CLUB

January is a good time to look at your seed catalogs and start planning your spring garden.  The Katy Garden club will meet on Thursday, January 8 at 11:00.  Come and share your 2015 garden plans.

Get to Know Your Plants

PlantJust how well do you know your plants?  Come show off your garden know-how at our upcoming Garden Club meeting on Thursday, 11/13 at 11:00am.  We'll be playing Name That Plant - with a prize for the garden know-it-all. 

Tree Gardening and Care program this Saturday

Texas Wildflowers by Flickr Member NixBCPlease join us this Saturday, November 8th, at 10:30 AM for a special presentation on tree gardening and care presented by Master Gardener Gudrun Opperman. In this program, you will learn best trees for Texas climate and soil as well as best practice for maintaining and caring for your trees.

This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Where Do You Go for Gardening Help?

Complete Guide to RosesDo you have a book or a website that you go to first when you have a gardening question?  Share it with your fellow gardeners at our upcoming Gardening Club on Thursday, 9/11, at 11:00am.  

Beautiful Garden, Little Water

In Houston, we understand hot and dry.  Since this drought began, it seems the weather is always hot and dry.  We've learned to live with it, but what about our lawns?  Harris County Master Gardeners has a solution for that!  Join us this Saturday for our Green Thumb Gardening Series as we discuss water star gardens.  Learn which plants conserve water and how to water for maximum benefit.  Lets keep our lawns and gardens green throughout the hot month of August and longer as we head into the fall.

Earth-Kind Gardening

GardeningIf you haven't heard of Earth-Kind Gardening, you're in for a treat this Thursday (8/14) at 11:00am.  The Katy Library Gardening Club welcomes Master Gardener Jane to our monthly meeting where she'll teach us about gardening the earth-friendly way.

Grow Your Own Vegetables

Food is getting more and more expensive.  Learn to grow your own at the Maud Marks Library.  On Saturday at 10 AM the Harris County Master Gardeners will be here to continue their Green Thumb Gardening Series with a presentation on fall vegetable gardening.  Learn everything you need to know to grow beautiful, healthy, and yummy vegetable right in your backyard!  Grow what you need for a salad or just the vegetables for your gourmet dinner.

Saving Seeds from your Garden

Dandelion seedLearn how to harvest seeds from your garden plants with a Master Gardener next Thursday, 7/10, at 11:00am.  The library's garden club meets at this time the 2nd Thursday of every month.  After the lesson, browse through the seed exchange library to see what you might like to try out.  Or bring in extra seed you don't want to keep.

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