2014 Gulf Coast Gardening Educational Programs

How to Register January February March April

SAVE THE DATE  for the Annual Fruit & Citrus Tree Seminar & Sale        No preregistration required
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Seminar from 8:00 - 8:55 a.m.  ♣  Sale from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wayne Johnson Community Center in Carbide Park, La Marque

GARDENING BY THE SQUARE FOOT          e-mail GALV3@wt.net to pre-register
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Presented by Master Gardener John Jons. Basic designs, soil preparation, plant selection and establishment, insect pest and disease control, and general care. Come learn how much you can grow in a small space!

THE ABC's OF HOME COMPOSTING         e-mail GALV3@wt.net to pre-register 
Saturday, February 8, 2014
9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Master Gardener Ken Steblein will provide practical information for converting yard, garden and kitchen waste into soil building compost. Compost is that magical soil enhancer that is fundamental to good gardening. Anyone can effectively manage the composting process. Attend Ken's presentation to get started or to fine tune your composting skills.

KITCHEN GARDENING          e-mail GALV3@wt.net to pre-register
Saturday, February 8, 2014
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Presented by Master Gardener Mary Demeny. Discussion on vegetable gardening in your own backyard. Gardening on a smaller scale and making use of vegetables interplanted in your flower beds and in pots will be emphasized.

ALL ABOUT HEIRLOOM TOMATOES                   e-mail GALV3@wt.net to pre-register
Saturday, February 22, 2014
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
PowerPoint program led by MG Terry Cuclis covering the 25+ varieties of heirloom tomatoes that can be grown in Galveston County. Topics include a brief history of tomatoes and their origin, variety characteristics, culture and care of tomatoes.

HONEY BEES AROUND THE GARDEN          e-mail GALV3@wt.net to pre-register
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Presented by Master Gardeners Stewart McAdoo and Robert Marshall. A presentation and discussion on the history, types, social life and hive structure of honey bees. Included in the program will be an overview of residential honeybee keeping.


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