Extension in Action

Diverting 8 TONS of Nutrient-Rich Organics from the Landfill, Every Month!

Diverting 8 TONS of Nutrient-Rich Organics from the Landfill, Every Month!

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension – Travis County and Compost Coalition started Ground to Ground in 2012.  We had a lot going for us: a great model, two willing coordinators, and three local coffee shops who were brave enough to participate in our pilot program.  One year later, we have twenty two businesses and numerous office buildings participating, and divert […]

| October 10, 2013
Edible Austin Spotlights Ground to Ground

Edible Austin Spotlights Ground to Ground

Edible Austin spotlights Ground to Ground as a “Local Hero in the War on Waste”! “Thus was born Austin’s own Ground to Ground project, a partnership that includes Compost Coalition and Travis County’s Texas A&M AgriLife Extensions office, which uses their army of Master Gardener volunteers to recruit cafes to offer their used grounds freely […]

| June 27, 2013

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10:00 am Growing Fruit in Your Home Garden @ Zilker Botanical Garden
Growing Fruit in Your Home Garden @ Zilker Botanical Garden
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
January is a good time to plant trees. Want to learn how to grow fruit such as peaches, plums, blackberries, grapes, pears, figs and apples in your own yard? This seminar will cover the basics[...]
Feb
7
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10:00 am All About Roses @ Zilker Botanical Garden
All About Roses @ Zilker Botanical Garden
Feb 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Incorporate user friendly roses into your new or existing garden plans! Cher Groody is a master gardener with 30 years experience in the use of roses in a landscape. She will teach you methods for[...]
Feb
12
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10:00 am Dealing with Drought – Landscapin... @ Travis Co AgriLife Extension Service Office
Dealing with Drought – Landscapin... @ Travis Co AgriLife Extension Service Office
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn basic landscape principals and become familiar with the native and adapted plants to incorporate into your garden. Carolyn Williams has been a Master Gardener for over 14 years and a gardener in Central Texas[...]

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