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Galveston Fair & Rodeo: CLINICS Steer, Heifer, Lamb, Goat

February 2
Galveston County Fairgrounds, #10 Jack Brooks Parks, Hwy 6
Hitchcock, TX 77563 United States
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Clinics are open to all 4-H & FFA members to learn and practice showmanship skills. Date & time subject to change. Verify ALL information by visiting http://galvestoncountyfair.com/livestock-info.html

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9:00 am

Growing Great Tomatoes (Part 2)

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Galveston County Master Gardener Ira Gervais will reveal his secrets of successful planting and producing great tomatoes. Learn about the various varieties that do well in this area, making your selections, when to transplant your seedlings, and various growing techniques. Information about soil requirements, needed nutrients, and the temperature range for best tomato fruit set will be included. With this knowledge, you can become the tomato king or queen of your street. All programs are conducted at the Galveston County AgriLife Extension Office at 4102-B Main Street (FM... Read More →

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10:30 am

Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale Overview

February 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Friendswood Public Library, 416 S. Friendswood Drive
Friendswood, TX 77546
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Galveston County Master Gardener Karolyn Gephart’s presentation will highlight the plants included in the 2019 Spring Plant Sale. The Galveston County Master Gardener Sale will take place on February 16 in the Galveston County Fair & Rodeo Grounds. These plant sales are popular and useful to the public because of the quality of the plants offered that are adapted to this growing area, as well as the horticulture and gardening information given by the Master Gardeners on-site during the sales. ***NOTE LOCATION: Friendswood Public Library, 416 S. Friendswood... Read More →

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1:00 pm

Successful Spring Vegetables

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friendswood Public Library, 416 S. Friendswood Drive
Friendswood, TX 77546
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Free

Galveston County Master Gardener Vegetable Specialist Jenni Hudgins will address how to plan and start a vegetable garden, its location, and the best plant varieties for Galveston County. She will include information about pollination, mulching, the effects of full sun and shade on leafy and fruiting vegetables, and garden failures. ***NOTE LOCATION: Friendswood Public Library, 416 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood 77546.*** 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 galvcountymgs@gmail.com... Read More →

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Growing Peaches in Galveston County

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Galveston County Master Gardener Herman Auer will present the better variety selections (both white and yellow flesh) for growing in Galveston County, what to look for when buying your peach tree, and the best planting locations (drainage is important). Topics 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. Auer has been producing peaches in Galveston County for over 45 years, and this will be the 25th year... Read More →

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