gardening

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

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.

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