gardening

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.

Share Your Gardening Tips - Or Learn a New One

FlowersThis month's Gardening Club meets next Thursday, 6/12, at 11:00am at the library.  For the June meeting, come with a tip or two that you've picked up over the years to make your garden a success.  And bring your notebook to help you remember the tips you pick up from others.  

Learn Gardening Basics

GardeningDo you want to start a garden but don’t know where to start? Bring your questions and begin your gardening journey at one of our two Gardening Basics programs this month! Come either Friday, April 25th at 1:30 PM or Wednesday, April 30th at 6:00 PM and have your gardening questions answered!                                 
 

Irrigating Your Lawn or Garden

Our Green Thumb Master Gardening Series continues this Saturday, March 15th, with a program on Irrigation.  Learn all about techniques and materials used in creating your own lawn/ garden watering system.  This free program begins at 10 a.m. in the meeting room and is presented by the Harris County Master Gardeners Association and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.  You can register online here or call to register 281-492-8592.

 

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