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9:00 am

Growing Peaches in Galveston County

January 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Galveston County Extension Office, 4102-B Main Street
La Marque, TX 77568 United States
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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... Read More →

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1:00 pm

Garden Bulbs for Galveston County

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Galveston County Extension Office, 4102-B Main Street
La Marque, TX 77568 United States
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Master Gardeners Fran Brockington & Lisa Davis, bulb enthusiasts, will introduce participants to true bulbs, corms, tubers and rhizomes that can be grown successfully in Galveston County. The history of bulbs, gardening techniques and calendar care will be covered. Come discover the joys of gardening with bulbs both in the garden and in containers. Registration is required. If special program accommodations by participants are needed, please contact the Extension Office no later than five days before the program.

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