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Growing Peaches in Galveston County
January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pmFree
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.
All programs are conducted at the Galveston County AgriLife Extension Office at 4102-B Main Street (FM 519) inside Carbide Park in La Marque, and are free to the public except when noted. However, we ask that you pre-register so we can ensure there is an adequate number of handouts. To register for a program, please call 281-309-5065 or e-mail email@example.com Check the website for details and updates: http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston/
If special program accommodations by participants are needed, please contact the Extension Office no later than five days before the program.