Workshops & Events

Jun
9
Tue
Master Gardener Training-Information Session #1 @ Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Are you interested in becoming a Travis County Master Gardener? If so, it’s time to apply!

In order to receive an application, you must attend one of our information sessions. Seating at each session is limited, so please arrive early to secure a seat.

MG Information Session 1, Tuesday June 9, 2015, 6:00 to 7:00 PM
MG Information Session 2, Friday June 12, 2015, 12:00 to1:00 PM
MG Information Session 3, Tuesday June 16, 2015, 10:00 to 11:00 AM

All information sessions will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office, 1600-B Smith Rd, Austin, TX 78721

If you are unable to attend one of the sessions offered, you will need to wait until the 2016 information sessions are offered, and thus you will not be able to apply for the 2015 program. No exceptions will be made

Jun
11
Thu
Dealing with Drought – Preparing for the Fall Garden @ Travis Co AgriLife Extension Service Office
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dealing with Drought - Preparing for the Fall Garden @ Travis Co AgriLife Extension Service Office | Austin | Texas | United States

June 11, 10 am -12 pm

Travis Co AgriLife Extension Service Office
1600 Smith Road
Austin, TX 78721

Imagine gardening without sweat dripping from your brow or mosquitos buzzing in your ears or having to water every day. Those are just a few of the many benefits of the cool season vegetable garden. Join us as we discuss vegetable selection, soil preparation and the importance of timing for the fall and winter garden.

Master Gardener Patty Leander is a writer for Texas Gardener magazine and grows vegetables year round in her Oak Hill garden.

 

Registration: $10 through 6/07, $15 starting 6/08 and onsite
https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/TravisCounty

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Backyard Basics series.
For more information contact: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Travis County, 512-854-9600

Jun
12
Fri
Master Gardener Training-Information Session #2 @ Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office
Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Are you interested in becoming a Travis County Master Gardener? If so, it’s time to apply!

In order to receive an application, you must attend one of our information sessions. Seating at each session is limited, so please arrive early to secure a seat.

MG Information Session 1, Tuesday June 9, 2015, 6:00 to 7:00 PM
MG Information Session 2, Friday June 12, 2015, 12:00 to1:00 PM
MG Information Session 3, Tuesday June 16, 2015, 10:00 to 11:00 AM

All information sessions will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office, 1600-B Smith Rd, Austin, TX 78721

If you are unable to attend one of the sessions offered, you will need to wait until the 2016 information sessions are offered, and thus you will not be able to apply for the 2015 program. No exceptions will be made

Jun
16
Tue
Master Gardener Training-Information Session #3 @ Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Are you interested in becoming a Travis County Master Gardener? If so, it’s time to apply!

In order to receive an application, you must attend one of our information sessions. Seating at each session is limited, so please arrive early to secure a seat.

MG Information Session 1, Tuesday June 9, 2015, 6:00 to 7:00 PM
MG Information Session 2, Friday June 12, 2015, 12:00 to1:00 PM
MG Information Session 3, Tuesday June 16, 2015, 10:00 to 11:00 AM

All information sessions will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office, 1600-B Smith Rd, Austin, TX 78721

If you are unable to attend one of the sessions offered, you will need to wait until the 2016 information sessions are offered, and thus you will not be able to apply for the 2015 program. No exceptions will be made

Aug
6
Thu
Backyard Basics – Backyard Chickens @ Travis Co AgriLife Extension Service Office
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Are you ready for the fun and rewarding experience of keeping your own backyard chickens? Ally Stresing will help you get started with this informative talk on raising the home flock. Ally Stresing is an accomplished vegetable gardener who decided that no backyard garden is complete without chickens.

 

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Backyard Basics Series.
For more information contact: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Travis County, 512-854-9600.

Sep
10
Thu
Backyard Basics – Natural Pest Control @ Travis Co AgriLife Extension Service Office
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come to learn how to tell pests from other insects found in your backyard.  We will focus on integrated pest management to avoid many problem pests you may experience. Wizzie Brown serves as Program Specialist – IPM in the Austin metroplex encompassing Travis County and surrounding counties.
Visit her blog at http://urban-ipm.blogspot.com/

 

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Backyard Basics series.
For more information contact: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Travis County, 512-854-9600.