Managing Plant Problems
Between insects, diseases, weeds, and unwanted wildlife, gardening can be tricky. In this section, you’ll find a wealth of information about how to understand and manage challenges in the garden.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Horticulture Hotline, staffed by Travis County Master Gardener volunteers.
Open weekdays 9:00am - 5:00pm.
Call (512) 854-9600, OR
call first to ensure a Master Gardener is available, then visit the office in person (1600B Smith Rd., Austin TX 78721).
You can either email a digital image (firstname.lastname@example.org) or bring in a sample of the plant in question. See sample instructions on the TCMGA Website.
When: Friday, October 23, 2015, 8:30 Registration, 9 am – 4 pm Program Where: Travis County East Service Center, 6011 Blue Bluff Rd, Austin, 78724 Cost: $60 (through 10/13), $75 (10/14 and on-site), BBQ lunch is included CEUs: 3 Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) Pesticide CEUs Contact: Daphne Richards, CEA-Horticulture email@example.com, 512.854.9600 Presentations and speakers […]
Thursday, September 10, 2015 10 am to 12-noon Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 1600-B Smith Road, Austin, 78721 Come learn how to tell pests from other insects found in your backyard. Learn a combination of practices to prevent or avoid pest problems rather than treating them once they occur. Stabilize your landscape so that conditions […]
10 a.m. to noon AgriLife Extension office, 1600-B Smith Road, Austin Backyard Basics, offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County, will provide consumers, backyard gardeners, homemakers, educators and farmers a “do-it-yourself” learning opportunity on raising chickens for home egg production, implementing integrated pest management principles, starting new plants from cuttings, and growing […]
Rain or Shine – come enjoy this great event. Join us under the big oak trees or inside the Recreation Center (if raining). April 11, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center 2608 Gonzales Street, Austin, TX 78702 Visit Capital Metro for bus routes: https://www.capmetro.org/schedmap/ (#4 Montopolis, #17 Cesar Chavez or […]
April 9, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Travis Co AgriLife Extension Service Office 1600 B Smith Road, Austin, TX 78721 Registration: $10 through 4/05, $15 starting 4/06 and onsite https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/TravisCounty Many trees are stressed by prolonged periods of hot, dry weather. Selecting trees that use water efficiently is one way to make your […]
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension - Travis County
1600-B Smith Rd., Austin, TX 78721
Daphne Richards, County Extension Agent - Horticulture