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Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:25
Gardening events in the Houston area Hypertufa: with Henry Flowers. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com. $25. BBQ, Beer & Bingo: 6-8:30 p.m.; first round promptly at 6:30 p.m. at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway; 713-681-8433, register at houstonarboretum.org. $20 members, $35 nonmembers. Bug Hotel & Toad Abode: with Kelsey Low. 10 a.m.-noon at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway; 713-681-8433, register at houstonarboretum.org. $30 members, $45 nonmember (per pair). Harris County Master Gardeners Precinct 2 Open Garden Day: 8:30-11 a.m. at the Genoa Friendship Garden, 1202 Genoa Red Bluff. Harris County Master Gardener Green Thumb lecture. 6:30 p.m. at Spring Branch Memorial Library, 930 Corbindale; 713-274-0950, hcmga.tamu.edu. Cultivating the Outdoor Classroom Workshop: sponsored by Urban Harvest. Coffee, Coloring & Conversation: with Kelsey Low. 10 a.m.-noon the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway; 713-681-8433, register at houstonarboretum.org. $10 members, $25 nonmembers. Repot Your Speciality Plant Workshop: with Linda Gay. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com. Ice Cream Social: with Kelsey Low. 2-3:30 p.m. at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway; 713-681-8433, register at houstonarboretum.org. $30 members, $45 nonmembers (per pair).

Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:25
Gardening events in the Houston area [...] Saturday Bird Walks: 8-10 a.m. the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway; 713-681-8433, register at houstonarboretum.org. Try It and Like It: 9-11 a.m. sponsored by Montgomery County Master Gardeners. Demonstration and tour of the Aquaponic Garden at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 9020 Airport, Conroe; 936-539-7824, mcmga.com. $5 at the door. Container Gardening: with Harris County Master Gardeners. 10:30 a.m.-noon at Parker Williams Branch Library, 10851 Scarsdale; 281-484-2036. Exploration Green: A Native Habitat in Progress: with Mary Carol Edwards, stormwater wetland program specialist. Water U Doing Houston?: Water conservation/harvesting and rain garden presentation: with Daniel Cunningham. Harris County Master Gardeners Precinct 2 Open Garden Day: 8:30-11 a.m. at the Genoa Friendship Garden, 1202 Genoa Red Bluff.

Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:25
Tomato Contest: 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com. Plumeria (The Fabulous Fragrant Frangipani): with Galveston County Master Gardener Loretta Osteen. 1-3 p.m. at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 4102-B Main, La Marque; email registrations to galvcountymgs@gmail.com, 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston. 15th Annual Spring Home & Garden Show The Woodlands: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 1601 Lake Robbins, The Woodlands; woodlandsshows.com. Harris County Master Gardeners Precinct 2 program. 10-11:30 a.m. at the Genoa Friendship Garden education building, 1202 Genoa Red Bluff; hcmga.tamu.edu. Soil Composition & Fertilizer & Water = Beautiful Roses: with David Reed. 7:30 p.m. in the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion at McGovern Centennial Gardens,1500 Hermann Drive; houstonrose.org.

Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:25
Peach Tree Pruning for the Home Orchard: with Galveston County Master Gardeners Herman Auer and Robert Marshall. 9-10 a.m. at the Galveston County Master Gardeners' Demonstration Garden Orchard in Carbide Park, 4102 Main, La Marque; email registration to galvcountymgs@gmail, 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston. Tomato Contest: 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com. Plumeria (The Fabulous Fragrant Frangipani): with Galveston County Master Gardener Loretta Osteen. 1-3 p.m. at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 4102-B Main, La Marque; email registrations to galvcountymgs@gmail.com, 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston. Harris County Master Gardeners Precinct 2 Open Garden Day: 8:30-11 a.m. at the Genoa Friendship Garden, 1202 Genoa Red Bluff. Harris County Master Gardeners Precinct 2 program. 10-11:30 a.m. at the Genoa Friendship Garden education building, 1202 Genoa Red Bluff; hcmga.tamu.edu. Soil Composition & Fertilizer & Water = Beautiful Roses: with David Reed. 7:30 p.m. in the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion at McGovern Centennial Gardens,1500 Hermann Drive; houstonrose.org. [...] Saturday Bird Walks: 8-10 a.m. the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway; 713-681-8433, register at houstonarboretum.org. Exploration Green: A Native Habitat in Progress: with Mary Carol Edwards, stormwater wetland program specialist.

Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:25
Gardening events in the Houston area Installation and Maintenance of Native Landscapes - Native Landscaping Certification Program Level 3 Class: sponsored by the Native Plant Society of Texas. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Kleb Woods Nature Preserve, 20303 Draper, Tomball; npsot.org/wp/houston. $37 members, $52 nonmembers. Miniature Container Workshop: 10-11 a.m. at Buchanan's Native Plants, 611 E. 11th. Miniature Fairy Garden: 10-11:30 a.m. at Maas Nursery, 5511 Todville, Seabrook; 281-474-2488, maasnursery.com. $40 plus tax. Mother's Day Make and Take and Craft Market: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; and at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com. Art in the Garden: with Fielder Rushing. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com. Make a Pollinator Container Garden: 10-11:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway; 713-681-8433, register at houstonarboretum.org. $40 members, $65 nonmembers (per container). Open Garden Day: 8:30-11 a.m. at the Genoa Friendship Garden, 1202 Genoa Red Bluff; plant sale, Master Gardeners Q&A; hcmga.tamu.edu. South African Images: with Phyllis and Dick McEuen. sponsored by the Bromeliad Society / Houston, 7:30 p.m. at Metropolitan Multi-Service Center, 1475 W. Gray; bromeliadsocietyhouston.org. Tropical Plant Conservation in Hawaii and Across the Globe: with Charles R. "Chipper" Wichman of the National Tropical Botanical Garden. 6:30 p.m. at Peckerwood Garden, 20559 FM 359, Hempstead; 979-826-3232; register at peckerwoodgarden.org. $10 nonmembers, members $5. Three orchards and vegetable gardens. 9 a.m.-noon. at Galveston County Master Gardener homeowner, 5202 Highland, Santa Fe; Galveston County Master Gardener Demonstration Orchard and Garden, 4102 Main, La Marque; Wilson and Renee Hillman's Fruits 'n Such Orchard, 6309 Ave. U, Dickinson, 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston. Harris County Master Gardeners' Open Garden Day and Insects in the Garden Seminar: 9-11:30 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek; 281-855-5600, RSVP required to ogd.harrishort@gmail.com, hcmga.tamu.edu.

Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:25
Tool Time Hands-on Workshop: with Galveston County Master Gardeners Henry Harrison III and Tim Jahnke. 9-11 a.m. at the Galveston County Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, email reservations to galvcountymgs@gmail.com, aggiehorticulture.tamu.edu/galveston. Planting Non-Natives - What's All the Fuss About?: with urban wildlife biologist Kelly Norrid. The Foodscape Revolution: with author and PBS correspondent Brie Arthur. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com. Foodscaping: with author and PBS correspondent Brie Arthur. 5 p.m. garden tour, 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. lecture at Peckerwood Garden, 20559 FM 359, Hempstead; 979-826-3232; register at peckerwoodgarden.org. Residential Rainwater Harvesting: with Harris County Master Gardener Teresa See. 10-11:30 a.m. at Genoa Friendship Garden education building, 1202 Genoa Red Bluff; hcmga.tamu.edu. Installation and Maintenance of Native Landscapes - Native Landscaping Certification Program Level 3 Class: sponsored by the Native Plant Society of Texas. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Kleb Woods Nature Preserve, 20303 Draper, Tomball; npsot.org/wp/houston. $37 members, $52 nonmembers.

Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:25
Installation and Maintenance of Native Landscapes - Native Landscaping Certification Program Level 3 Class: sponsored by the Native Plant Society of Texas. 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at the Kleb Woods Nature Preserve, 20303 Draper, Tomball; npsot.org/wp/houston. $37 members, $52 nonmembers. Spring Fling - A Sip and Stroll Garden Event: sponsored by the Garden Oaks Beautification Fundraisers. 4-6:30 p.m. along the 1300 block of Sue Barnett. $40 adults, $5 children 3 years and older; tickets at tinyurl.2017springflingtickets. Quail Valley Backyard Garden Tour: 10th annual tour hosted by the Quail Valley Garden Club. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Buy tickets at the first home on the tour, 3810 E. Creek Club. Heritage Gardeners Spring 2017 Garden Tour, Flower and Horticulture Show: show 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday at the Marie Workman Garden Center and Briscoe Gardens, 112 W. Spreading Oaks, Friendswood. Tool Time Hands-on Workshop: with Galveston County Master Gardeners Henry Harrison III and Tim Jahnke. 9-11 a.m. at the Galveston County Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, email reservations to galvcountymgs@gmail.com, aggiehorticulture.tamu.edu/galveston. Foodscaping: with author and PBS correspondent Brie Arthur. 5 p.m. garden tour, 6:30 dinner, 7 p.m. lecture at Peckerwood Garden, 20559 FM 359, Hempstead; 979-826-3232; register at peckerwoodgarden.org. Residential Rainwater Harvesting: with Harris County Master Gardener Teresa See. 10-11:30 a.m. at Genoa Friendship Garden education building, 1202 Genoa Red Bluff Road; hcmga.tamu.edu. Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge: with Terry Rossignol. Installation and Maintenance of Native Landscapes - Native Landscaping Certification Program Level 3 Class: sponsored by the Native Plant Society of Texas. 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at the Kleb Woods Nature Preserve, 20303 Draper, Tomball; npsot.org/wp/houston. $37 members, $52 nonmembers.

Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:25
Poolside Containers and Ideas: 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com. Landscape Design and Maintenance Made Easy: with extension horticulturist Skip Richter. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com. Southside Place Community Garden Party: 4:30-8:30 p.m. Family-friendly fundraiser with food and music, silent auction, ladybug release; southsideplacecommunitygarden.org. $20 adults, kids' admission free. Harris County Master Gardeners Open Garden Day and Herbs Seminar: 9-11:30 a.m. at Texas AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek Drive; 281-855-5600, hcmga.tamu.edu. Beneficials in the Garden: with Galveston County extension agent William M. Johnson. 6:30-8 p.m. at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, email reservations to galvcountymgs@gmail.com, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston. Heritage Gardeners Spring 2017 Garden Tour, Flower and Horticulture Show: show 1-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 29-30 at the Marie Workman Garden Center and Briscoe Gardens, 112 W. Spreading Oaks, Friendswood. Fairy Garden Seminar: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; and at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com. $10 plus materials. Spring Fling - A Sip and Stroll Garden Event: sponsored by the Garden Oaks Beautification Fundraisers. 4-6:30 p.m. along the 1300 block of Sue Barnett. $40 adults, $5 children 3 years and older; tickets at tinyurl.2017springflingtickets.

Evelyn's Park to open Saturday in Bellaire

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:25

Houston has another new urban park to celebrate this Earth Day as Evelyn's Park in Bellaire opens Saturday.

Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:25
Vertical Gardens Made Easy - and Affordable: with Steven Chamblee. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com. Registration deadline for The Herb Society of America, South Texas Unit's 34th annual Herb Day: registration deadline for April 22 event "Celebrating the Beauty of Earth Day With Herbs." $45 includes four speakers, box lunch and marketplace in Houston Museum District. Rain Water Harvesting: with Master Gardeners Odie and Marie Asscherick. Master Gardeners, Master Naturalists, and Rain Water Harvesting Specialists. Gulf Coast Fruit Study Group program. 6:30-8 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek Drive; 281-855-5600, hcmga.tamu.edu. Native Plant Society of Texas-Houston Chapter meeting. 6:45-8 p.m. in the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion in McGovern Centennial Gardens, 1500 Hermann Drive; npsot.org/houston. Poolside Containers and Ideas: 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com. Landscape Design and Maintenance Made Easy: with extension horticulturist Skip Richter. 10 a.m. at Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com. Harris County Master Gardeners Open Garden Day and Herbs Seminar: 9-11:30 a.m. at Texas AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek Drive; 281-855-5600, hcmga.tamu.edu.

Survey says homeowners want curb appeal to stand out

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:25

Houzz 2017 survey looks at priorities in outdoor projects at home. It's all about great hardscapes, lighting that's easy on the environment and furniture to make the outdoors feel more like the indoors.

Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:25
Introduction to Native Landscapes - Native Landscaping Certification Program Level 1 Class: sponsored by the Native Plant Society of Texas. 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at the Armand Bayou Nature Center, 8500 Bay Area Blvd., Pasadena; npsot.org/wp/houston. $37. Herb Festival at the Wynne Home: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sponsored by the Texas Thyme Unit, Herb Society of America. Garden and herbal vendors, speakers, artists, music, herbal products, children's activities. Urban Harvest's Starting a Community or School Garden Workshop: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the University of St. Thomas, Malloy Hall, room 23, 3812 Yoakum; 713-880-5540, urbanharvest.org. $20. Gardening with Color - Creating the Wow Factor: with Gaye Hammond. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com. Woody Trees and Shrubs to Make Your Neighbors Envy You: with horticulture professor David Creech. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com. Cockrell Butterfly Center Spring Plant Sale: 9 a.m.-noon at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, seventh floor of parking garage, 5555 Hermann Park Drive; 713-639-4753, hmns.org. Memorial Northwest Ladybugs Garden Club Plant and Tree Sale: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Memorial Northwest Community Center parking lot, 17440 Theiss Mail Route Road, Spring, mnwhoa.org.

Garden Conservancy tour takes you into four private gardens

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:25

If you need garden or landscaping ideas, or just an afternoon passing through some pretty gardens, try the Garden Conservancy's Open Days Tour in Houston on March 25. Not only will you soak up some nature, you'll be donating to a good cause: Peckerwood Garden. And Peckerwood's annual sale of unusual plants will be held at the Habitat House in Spring Branch.

Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:25
Gardening events in the Houston area Harris County Master Gardeners' Perennial Plant Sale: plant overview 8-9 a.m., sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Campbell Hall, Pasadena Fairgrounds, 7600 Red Bluff, Pasadena; hcmga.tamu.edu. Tomato Stress Management, Part 3: with Galveston County Master Gardener Ira Gervais. 9-11 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 4102-B Main, La Marque; register at galvcountymgs@gmail.com, 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston. Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue: with extension horticulturist Greg Grant. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com. Great Gulf Coast Plants for Sun or Shade: with Linda Gay. 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com. Green Thumb Garden Lecture Series. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Spring Branch Memorial Library, 930 Corbindale; 281-855-5600, hcmga.tamu.edu. Introduction to Native Landscapes - Native Landscaping Certification Program Level 1 Class: sponsored by the Native Plant Society of Texas. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Armand Bayou Nature Center, 8500 Bay Area Blvd., Pasadena; npsot.org/wp/houston. $37.

Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 01:25
Best Plants for the Landscape: 9-11 a.m.; Pests and Diseases Affecting Flowers, Shrubs and Trees: 1-3 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 9020 Airport, Conroe; 936-539-7824, mcmga.com. $5 per session, $7 for both. Spring Vegetable Gardening: with Tom LeRoy and Bill Adams. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com. River Oaks Garden Club's 82nd annual Azalea Trail: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. ticket locations at riveroaksgardenclub.org. $25 all locations, $10 single admission. Native Plant Society of Texas-Clear Lake Chapter program: 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the University of Houston Clear Lake, Bayou Building, room 1418; npsot.org/wp/clearlake. Harris County Master Gardeners' Perennial Plant Sale: plant overview 8-9 a.m., sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Campbell Hall, Pasadena Fairgrounds, 7600 Red Bluff, Pasadena; hcmga.tamu.edu. Tomato Stress Management, Part 3: with Galveston County Master Gardener Ira Gervais. 9-11 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 4102-B Main, La Marque; register at galvcountymgs@gmail.com, 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston. Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue: with extension horticulturist Greg Grant. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com. Great Gulf Coast Plants for Sun or Shade: with Linda Gay, 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com. Green Thumb Garden Lecture Series. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Spring Branch Memorial Library, 930 Corbindale; 281-855-5600, hcmga.tamu.edu. Herb Festival at the Wynne Home: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sponsored by the Texas Thyme Unit, Herb Society of America. Garden and herbal vendors, speakers, artists, music, herbal products, children's activities. Starting a Community or School Garden Workshop: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the University of St. Thomas, Malloy Hall, room 23, 3812 Yoakum; 713-880-5540, urbanharvest.org. $20. Join the Perennial Plant Movement: 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com. Garden Conservancy Open Day Houston: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. tour of four private gardens. Gardening with Color - Creating the Wow Factor: with Gaye Hammond. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com.

Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 01:23
Fort Bend County Master Gardeners' Annual Vegetable-Herb Plant Sale: 9 a.m.-noon at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in front of the greenhouse. 1402 Band, Rosenberg; fbmg.org. Urban Harvest's Edible Landscapes: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Houston Museum of Natural Science, Moran Hall, 5555 Hermann Park Drive; 713-880-5540, urbanharvest.org. $35 members, $45 nonmembers. Two Citrus Diseases That Have Some Folks in a Tizzy: with Kevin Ong, director of Texas Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic. 7 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 21017 County Road 171, Angleton.

Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 01:17
Harris County Master Gardeners Precinct 2 Fruit Tree and Tomato Sale: plant preview 8 a.m., sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Campbell Hall, Pasadena Fairgrounds, 7600 Red Bluff, Pasadena; hcmga.tamu.edu. Galveston County Master Gardeners' Spring Fruit and Citrus Tree, Vegetable, "Texas Tough" Perennials, Bulb and Craft Sale: seminar 8-8:50 a.m., sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Jack Brooks Park Rodeo Arena, 10 Jack Brooks Road and Texas 6, Hitchcock (Galveston County Fairgrounds); aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston. Preparing for Spring Gardens 9-11 a.m., Vegetable Gardening in Spring 1- 3 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 9020 Airport, Conroe; mcmga.com, 936-539-7824. $5 (cash or check) per session or $7 for both. Spring Cleanup and Bed Prep: with Andy Chidester. 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com. Harris County Master Gardeners' Green Thumb Lecture Series. 10 a.m.-noon at the Maud Smith Marks Library, 1815 Westgreen, Katy; 281-492-8592. Harris County Master Gardeners Precinct 2 Open Garden Day: 8:30-11 a.m. at Genoa Friendship Garden, 1202 Genoa Red Bluff; hcmga.tamu.edu.

Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Thu, 06/01/2017 - 01:26
Brazoria County Master Gardeners' Fruit and Citrus Tree Sale: 8 a.m.-noon at the Brazoria County Fair Grounds, 901 S. Downing, Angleton; txmg.org/brazoria. Rainwater Harvesting Workshop: 9 a.m.-noon at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek; ute.schaefer@ag.tamu.edu or 713-274-0959. $50 for rain barrel and supplies. Soil Health & Evaluation: with Galveston County Master Gardener Jim Gillian. 1-2:30 p.m. at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, register at galvcountymgs@gmail.com, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston. Saving Planet Houston: lecture series, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays in February at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway; field trips 9 a.m.-noon or 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 25. Pruning Roses: with Galveston County Master Gardener John Jons. 9-10 a.m. at Galveston County Master Gardeners' Research & Demonstration Garden, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, register at galvcountymgs@gmail.com, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston. Harris County Master Gardeners Precinct 2 Fruit Tree and Tomato Sale: plant preview 8 a.m., sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Campbell Hall, Pasadena Fairgrounds, 7600 Red Bluff, Pasadena; hcmga.tamu.edu.

Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 01:21
Urban Harvest's Designing our Green Home and Communities Through Permaculture Series: First of seven classes. 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the University of Houston, Central Campus, McElhinney Hall, 3601 Cullen; 713-880-5540, urbanharvest.org. $270 members, $383 nonmembers. Grow Your Own Fruit: with John Panzarella. 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com. Lecture series runs 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays in February at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway; field trips 9 a.m.-noon or 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 25. Quail Valley Garden Club program. 9:30 a.m. at the Missouri City Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point, Missouri City; quailvalleygardenclub.org. Harris County Master Gardeners Precinct 2 program. 10-11:30 a.m. at Genoa Friendship Garden education building, 1202 Genoa Red Bluff; hcmga.tamu.edu. Inspired by Art, Created by Designers: with Houston Designing Women.

Gardening events in the Houston area

Houston Gardening - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 01:21
Montgomery County Master Gardeners' Fruit and Nut Tree Sale: 8 a.m. plant program, 9 a.m.-noon. sale at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 9020 Airport, Conroe; 936-539-7824, plant list at mcmga.com. Harris County Master Gardeners' Fruit Tree Sale and Symposium: 8 a.m. at Texas AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek; 281-855-5600, hcmga.tamu.edu. Growing Peaches in Galveston County: with Galveston County Master Gardener Herman Auer. 9-11 a.m. at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, register at galvcountymgs@gmail.com, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston. Urban Harvest's Basic Fruit Tree Care: 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Moran Hall, 5555 Hermann Park Drive; 713-880-5540, urbanharvest.org. $35 members, $45 nonmembers. Build a Bed with Edible Earth Resources: with Scott Snodgrass. 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com. The Woodlands Arbor Day Celebration: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Hughes Landing on Lake Woodlands in The Woodlands. Urban Harvest's Sustainable Living Through Permaculture, Class 2: 12:30-5:30 p.m. the University of Houston, Central Campus, classroom and building TBA; 713-880-5540, urbanharvest.org. $50.
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