THE FABULOUS FRAGRANT FRANGIPANI (Plumeria)
GALV3@wt.net to pre-register
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Galveston County Master Gardener Loretta Osteen will give a PowerPoint program
covering the history and culture of Plumeria, how to use the flowers, propagation by seeds
and cuttings, and
TOMATO EVALUATION & TASTING EVENT
Saturday, June 15, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 12 Noon
Homegrown heirloom and hybrid tomatoes grown by Master Gardener Terry Cuclis
will be available at this event for tasting, comparing, and evaluating. This is
a great opportunity to share information and knowledge about this year's season
The general public is also encouraged to bring in their own un-sliced tomatoes
for taste comparisons. If bringing homegrown tomatoes, please plan to arrive by
8:45 a.m. to allow preparation time for inclusion into the tasting array.
Open to the general public. Pre-registration not needed.
Participants may come and leave as they wish. The public is invited to sample
all tomatoes… or as many as they are able! Vote for your favorites and the
winners will be announced on our Master Gardener website.
TURNING DIRT INTO SOIL
Saturday, June 29, 2013
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Master Gardener Jim Gilliam presents a PowerPoint program with topics that
include soil structure and characteristics, pH and nutrients, sources and
strategies for soil amendment, soil testing, and cultural practices, with an
emphasis on how to improve your existing soil.