2021 Gulf Coast Gardening Educational Programs

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PLUMERIA PROPAGATION (a hands-on workshop)         Click here register
Saturday, August 7, 2021
9 - 11 a.m.
Galveston County Master Gardener Loretta Osteen will lead a hands-on workshop demonstrating the propagation methods for Plumeria from cuttings and seeds. You'll also learn how to make a Hawaiian Lei with Plumeria blooms. ***NOTE: Class is limited to 12 attendees. You must pre-register in order to attend. NOTE LOCATION - Master Gardener Discovery Garden in Carbide Park, 4102 Main St (FM 519), La Marque, 77568***

SMALL TREES FOR SMALL YARDS        Click here register
Saturday, August 28, 2021
9 - 11 a.m.
Galveston County Master Gardener Briana Etie's presentation will feature small trees recommended for small yards in the Gulf Coast Area. Fall is approaching and is the perfect time to plant trees. This program will outline these trees that are under 40 feet, their shape and other attributes that are desirable for your landscape and wildlife. Small trees can be a beautiful addition to your yard, without the worry of large roots and extensive shade.

GROWING STRAWBERRIES        Click here register
Saturday, August 28, 2021
1 - 2:30 p.m.
Presented by Galveston County Master Gardener Robert Marshall, this program will cover the history of how strawberries arrived in this area, as well as how to successfully grow strawberries in the Galveston County area. It will include the correct time to plant, choosing the best varieties for this area, and planting bare root vs plugs. Also covered will be how to prepare your garden beds, water and fertilizer needs, and disease and pest control.


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