TEXAS UPPER GULF COAST CITRUS SHOW e-mail
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. -
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
2013 Upper Gulf Coast Citrus Show program details and
information on how to enter. Pre-registration for this program is not necessary.
~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Programs held earlier this month ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
THE GREAT PEPPER EXTRAVAGANZA - Seminar & Tasting
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
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.