Take the guesswork out of pruning. Learn secrets from the expert!
Attracting Bluebirds To The Garden
Bluebirds are a delightful addition to the landscape! Easy to attract, Linda will show you how to bring their vibrant color to your garden. You may also join the Texas Bluebird Society, and with a new membership receive a free nestbox.
The Southern Heirloom Landscape
Whether you are a do-it-yourselfer or hire a professional, think about landscape design as a process to bring order into your property. Dr. Welch and Chris will guide you through an array of southern heirlooms for color and charm.
Gardening by the Moon
Planting by the lunar cycle has been utilized throughout the ages. Let the moon guide you with seed starting, harvesting, pruning and weeding.
Lunch with the Experts: Garden Problem Solving – Keeping it Simple
As the writer of a weekly gardening column by ‘The Practical Southern Gardener’, Leon’s approach to garden problem solving is education to understand the problem and apply the fix that is easy, effective, and low cost. Come with your gardening challenges and pick up on ideas to improve your success in the garden and landscape. There is always a lot to be learned from other gardener’s problems.
Spring Vegetable Gardening
Bill and Tom each have thirty plus years of experience as TAMU Extension Horticulture agents in South Central Texas. They can help you with what to grow, when to grow it and the best varieties to plant. They’ve been trialing vegetables in test gardens with Master Gardeners and in their own home gardens for years so you can be sure they are speaking from experience. Got bugs/diseases/weeds? They can steer you to the best controls—organic and otherwise.
Come see what all the buzz is about. If you’re a new beekeeper, come talk about what needs to be done to prepare your hives for winter. If you’re starting hives next year, come talk about hive types, equipment, and timelines for ordering your bees. Our Beekeepers will cover both Langstroth and Top Bar hive types. If you’re not interested in keeping bees, but want pollinators in your garden, we’ll also talk about plant selections and pesticide use. We’ll also have an observation hive, so bring the kids!