gardening

Butterfly gardening

Learn about the beautiful flowers and plants you can have in your yard that will bring beautiful butterflies! Annie Britton, Harris County Master Gardener with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, will talk about varieties of plants that butterflies like and how to plant them on Saturday, October 8 at 10:30 a.m. Please register by calling the library or by clicking on the event on our calendar.

Green Thumb 2016 Gardening Series: Decorate Your Garden

MushroomsDo you have a garden but are not quite sure how to add those last finishing touches that enhance its look and show off your style? Then come to our next program where you can find out how to place beautiful elements that will add visual interest and, maybe, a bit of whimsy to your backyard.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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Green Thumb 2016 Gardening Series: Container Gardening

Container gardenAre your gardening dreams thwarted by space, soil or time?  Do other factors limit your success in having attractive and thriving plants? Or maybe you would just like add more color to your existing yard?  Then come to our lecture on container gardening led by the Harris County Master Gardeners.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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Fall Vegetable Gardening

VegetablesThis Saturday, August 6th, from 11:00am - 12:00pm, we will be having a fall vegetable gardening class in our meeting room. Master Gardener, Teresa Sue, from the Harris County Agrilife Extension Center will be here to present and answer questions. Learn how to prepare your garden for the fall, find out the best vegetables to plant, and so much more! This program is free and open to everyone. 

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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 19, 2016
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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Green Thumb 2016 Gardening Series--Propagation and Seed Saving

Seed bankThe Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners invite you to their June program on propagation and seed saving.  Learn how to easily grow more of the plants you love at (almost) no cost to you. 

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library

Date:  June 21, 2016

Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: Free

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Time to Garden

Are you ready for your own garden of Eden in  your backyard?  Come to the library this Saturday, May 21 at 10 AM as Harris County Master Gardeners explore plants of the Bible with their Green Thumb Gardening lecture series.  Learn all about the different plants mentioned in the Bible and how to grow your own.

Latest Gardening Books at the Library Garden Club

Garden courtesy of Clker.comThere are TONS of new gardening books out lately. Come take a look at them at our upcoming Gardening Club on Thursday, 5/12 at 11:00am.  

Green Thumb Lecture Series: Plants of the Bible

Chaste treeThe Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will discuss the plants of the Bible as part of their Green Thumb gardening series.  Come to find out more about this unusual topic and why we would present it in a gardening program in Houston.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date:  May 17, 2016
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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Green Thumb Lecture Series: Herbs--Growing and Using--Canceled

Mint--herbs program

The gardening program scheduled for April 19, 2016 has been canceled.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

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:  April 19, 2016
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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