Within this section, you’ll find tons of advice and information about keeping your ornamental plants looking their best!
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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 (email@example.com) 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 […]
Oct 17, 2015, 9 am – 4 pm Six special private gardens and one public experimental garden that demonstrate realistic, sustainable gardening practices for Central Texas. Tickets may be purchased in advance via the website or at the garden sites. Complete information and tickets at www.InsideAustinGardens.org. Tour presented by Travis County Master Gardeners Association and […]
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 […]
Saturday, July 18, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Zilker Botanical Garden 2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, 78746 Come learn about the steps of building a pond in your backyard and the best tips for success. Jeannie Farrier, Austin Pond Society Board Member and 2014 President, and also a retired teacher, has had ponds for over […]
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension - Travis County
1600-B Smith Rd., Austin, TX 78721
Daphne Richards, County Extension Agent - Horticulture