2013 Gulf Coast Gardening Educational Programs

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TEXAS UPPER GULF COAST CITRUS SHOW          e-mail GALV3@wt.net for more information
Thursday, November 21, 2013
6:30 to 7:00 p.m. - Citrus grown by local gardeners will be on display for the general public
7:00 p.m. - Awarding of the Rosettes

7:15 p.m. - Educational program
A PowerPoint presentation by Monte L. Nesbitt, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Program Specialist, will cover the topics of citrus variety selection and establishment, production, pest problems, and an update on Citrus Greening and other serious threats. 2013 Upper Gulf Coast Citrus Show program details and information on how to enter. Pre-registration for this program is not necessary.

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THE GREAT PEPPER EXTRAVAGANZA - Seminar & Tasting        e-mail GALV3@wt.net to pre-register
Saturday, November 2, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 12 Noon

PowerPoint presentation by Master Gardener Gene Speller includes background and origin of pepper plants; heat value classification (Scoville Units); how to start from seed; culture and growing tips; recommended varieties; insect and disease control; and pepper uses & recipes. Gene will have his homegrown peppers available for tasting and comparison. His peppers come from all four ‘heat’ groups: mild, medium, very hot and extremely hot, to suit everyone’s taster. The general public is also encouraged to bring in their own un-sliced peppers for taste comparisons.

LANDSCAPE DESIGN III - More Design Principles              e-mail GALV3@wt.net to pre-register
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Presented by Master Gardener and landscape designer Karen Lehr, MLA. In this last-in-a-series of three programs, you will learn more design principles and how to organize your landscape plans and designs.  It is suggested all three programs in the series be registered for and attended as the information advances through each program and will not be repeated. Dates of Landscape Design I and II are October 22 and October 29.


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