2013 Gulf Coast Gardening Educational Programs

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TAWNY (RASBERRY) CRAZY ANT                   e-mail GALV3@wt.net
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Dr. Paul R. Nester, Extension Program Specialist IPM for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will give a presentation on the tawny crazy ant (formerly Rasberry crazy ant). This new exotic invasive pest ant species to Texas was found around Houston (Harris County), in 2002, and has begun to spread largely through human assistance. The presentation topics will include the biology and life cycle of this ant, along with the latest management strategies.

Thursday, December 5, 2013                   e-mail GALV3@wt.net to pre-register
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Interested in learning more about the Master Gardener Program? ... Interested in becoming a Master Gardener?... Interested in the various programs offered by the Galveston County Master Gardeners? Then the following program is for you. Dr. William Johnson along with a panel of Master Gardeners will give a forum-style presentation discussing the many facets of this volunteer program.

GROWING TOMATOES FROM SEED                   e-mail GALV3@wt.net to pre-register
Saturday, December 7, 2013
9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Learn about growing tomatoes from seed from Master Gardener Ira Gervais. Discussion topics include how to pick the best varieties, where to obtain seeds, planting and growing techniques, and insect and disease control.


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