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Urban Orchard Series: Growing Peaches in Galveston County

January 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Galveston County Master Gardener Herman Auer, with over 60 years of experience growing stone fruit in Galveston County, will guide you to practices to successfully 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. Topics will include chill hours, rootstock, pruning to shape for air flow, production, thinning methods that lead to larger fruit, and diseases and insects.

For additional questions on program call 281-309-5065

Register online below.

If special program accommodations by participants are needed, please contact the Extension Office no later than two weeks before the program.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension provides equal opportunities in its programs and employment to all persons, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating.


Galveston County Extension Office
4102-B Main Street
La Marque, TX 77568 United States
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Galveston County AgriLife Extension
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