2013 Gulf Coast Gardening Educational Programs

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GREENHOUSES FOR THE HOME GARDENER                     e-mail GALV3@wt.net to pre-register
Saturday, September 7, 2013
9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Greenhouse Specialist and Galveston County Master Gardener Bob McPherson will give a PowerPoint presentation on the set-up and management of hobby greenhouses. Topics covered include the various types of structures and the materials for building, as well as cooling, heating, water management, water injection of fertilizers, and sanitation.

GROWING ONIONS & GARLIC        e-mail GALV3@wt.net to pre-register
Saturday, September 14, 2013
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Fall is the ideal time to plant onions and garlic. MG Ken Steblein will be giving a PowerPoint presentation on what you need to know to grow your own onions & garlic.

KITCHEN GARDENING       e-mail GALV3@wt.net to pre-register
Saturday, September 14, 2013
1:00 - 3:30 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.

FALL T-BUDDING OF CITRUS & DECIDUOUS FRUIT TREES         e-mail GALV3@wt.net to pre-register
Saturday, September 21, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 12 Noon

You must pre-register in order to attend. This grafting method is used on trees about the size of a pencil. A PowerPoint presentation by Master Gardener Herman Auer along with hands-on learning in the workshop to help build confidence for the attendee. Class is limited to 24 participants; others are welcome to observe.

THE FABULOUS FRAGRANT FRANGIPANI (Plumeria)                 e-mail GALV3@wt.net to pre-register
Tuesday, September 24, 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 grafting, as well as storage and winter protection.

PERENNIALS FOR THE GULF COAST -- PLANT SALE PREVIEW         preregistration is not necessary
Saturday, September 28, 2013
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Heidi Sheesley of Treesearch Farms will give a PowerPoint presentation highlighting the plants that will be available at the October 12th Ornamental & Perennial Sale. Seminar will be held at the Wayne Johnson Community Center.


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