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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.

Registration is required.

If special program accommodations by participants are needed, please contact the Extension Office no later than five days before the program.

Details

Date:
January 29
Time:
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Event Category:

Organizer

Galveston County Master Gardeners
Phone:
281-309-5065
Email:
galvcountymgs@gmail.com
Website:
http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston/

Venue

Galveston County Extension Office
4102-B Main Street
La Marque, TX 77568 United States
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Phone:
281-534-3413
Website:
galveston.agrilife.org