**ALL PROGRAMS WILL BE PRESENTED ONLINE VIA ZOOM.
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTRATION ENDS AT 3 P.M. THE DAY BEFORE EACH
"TEXAS TUFF" PLANTS FOR THE GULF COAST
https://galveston.agrilife.org/event/texas-tuff-plants/ to register
Monday, February 1, 2021
- 11:30 a.m.
Galveston County Master Gardener Briana Etie's presentation will cover plants
that grow well in our Gulf Coast area. Discussion topics will include how to
choose healthy, hearty plants for your landscape, as well as planting and caring
GROWING GREAT TOMATOES, PART 2 OF 3
https://galveston.agrilife.org/event/growing-great-tomatoes-part-2/ to register
February 5, 2021
- 11:30 a.m.
This is part two of the three part program on Growing Great Tomatoes by
Galveston County Master Gardener Ira Gervais. He reveals his secrets of
successful planting and production of great tomatoes. Learn about the various
varieties that do well in this area, making your selections, when to transplant
your seedlings and various growing techniques. Information on soil requirements,
needed nutrients and the temperature ranges for best tomato fruit set. With this
knowledge, you can become the tomato king on your street and be challenged by
CHILE PEPPERS FROM A TO Z
https://galveston.agrilife.org/event/chile-peppers-a-to-z/ to register
February 12, 2021
- 11:30 a.m.
In this PowerPoint presentation, Master Gardener Gene Speller will discuss chile
pepper anatomy, classification, nutrition, Scoville units, starting from seed,
pest management, and uses of chile peppers. His presentation will also include
information and photos on over 40 different varieties of pepper plants he has
grown - many of which will be for sale in the CGMG online plant sales February
19 - 20 and March 12 -13, 2021.
SPRING PLANT SALE
12 p.m., Friday, February 19, 2021 - 12 p.m.,
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Due to Covid-19 this year's Spring Plant Sale will
be held online.
Choose from hundreds of plants adapted to the
Texas Gulf Coast growing area. Citrus & avocado trees, blueberries &
blackberries, tomatoes, potatoes, lettuce, onions, sweet peppers & perennials
will be available.
Browse online starting February 12! Shop NOON TO
NOON Feb 19 - Feb 20 online & schedule a curbside pick-up time.
Visit the Galveston County Master Gardeners' online store for more details -
GROWING PEACHES IN GALVESTON COUNTY
https://galveston.agrilife.org/event/growing-peaches-in-galveston-county/ to register
February 26, 2021
- 12:00 p.m.
Presented by Master Gardener Herman Auer. Learn the better variety selection
(both white and yellow flesh) for Galveston County, what to look for when buying
your peach tree, and the best planting locations (think drainage). Topics
discussed will include chill hours, rootstock, pruning to shape, and thinning
methods that lead to larger fruit. Also learn how to judge ripening dates and
the best time to harvest. Herman has been producing peaches in Galveston County
for over 35 years.