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Growing Peaches in Galveston County
January 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Master Gardener Herman Auer, an avid gardener with over 60 years of experience growing stone fruit in Galveston County, will guide you through what it takes to grow peaches. Learn the better variety selections (both white and yellow flesh) for Galveston County, what to look for when buying your peach or other stone fruit tree, and the best planting locations (think drainage). Topics discussed will include chill hours, rootstock, pruning to shape for air flow, production, thinning methods that lead to larger fruit, and diseases & insects.