2022 Gulf Coast Gardening Educational Programs

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GROWING IRISH POTATOES           Click here register
February 5, 2022
- 11:00 a.m.
Galveston County Master Gardener Kevin Lancon will provide a detailed overview of how to grow Irish potatoes in your home garden. This presentation is for beginners and seasoned potato enthusiasts alike. The presentation will focus on the different varieties that can be successfully grown in our area, an overview of best practices for maximum production, and a few very interesting facts and myths regarding potatoes. There will also be a bit of health and nutritional information provided as well as a few culinary tips and delicious recipes and ways to enjoy fresh homegrown potatoes.

GROWING AVOCADOS          Click here register
Saturday, February 5, 2022
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Galveston County Master Gardener Hazel Lampton, a gardener with years of experience growing avocados, will provide a program featuring the best varieties for our area of the Gulf Coast. She will cover how to start plants from seeds, as well as tips on tree planting, and cultivation methods for growing avocados. Discover the best methods to protect plants from cold and sun, especially vital for young trees.



12 p.m., Friday, February 11, 2022 - 12 p.m., Saturday, February 12, 2022

Choose from hundreds of plants adapted to the Texas Gulf Coast growing area. Fruit & citrus trees, tomatoes, potatoes, sweet peppers, bulbs, and perennials will be available. Browse online starting February 4! Shop online NOON TO NOON Feb 11 - Feb 12 & schedule a curbside pick-up time.
Visit the Galveston County Master Gardeners' online store for more details - https://store.galvestonmg.org

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