Galveston County Master Gardener ONLINE Plant Sale

READY, SET, SPRING! ONLINE PLANT SALE Choose from hundreds of plants adapted to the Texas Gulf Coast growing area.  Fruit & citrus trees, tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, lilies, and perennials will be available. Browse online starting February 3rd! Shop NOON TO NOON Feb 10 - Feb 11 online & schedule a curbside pick-up time. Visit the Galveston County Master Gardeners' online store for more details: Or call (281) 786- 6834.   If special program accommodations by participants are needed, please contact the Extension Office no later than two... Read More →

Urban Orchard Series: Growing Peaches in Galveston County

Galveston County Extension Office 4102-B Main Street, La Marque

Master Gardener Herman Auer, an avid gardener with over 50 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. For... Read More →

*CANCELLED EVENT* Veggie Garden Series: Irish Potatoes

Galveston County Extension Office 4102-B Main Street, La Marque

*CANCELLED EVENT* Galveston County Master Gardener Kevin Lancon presents success growing Irish potatoes in your home garden. This presentation is for beginners and seasoned potato gardeners alike. Kevin will focus on different winning varieties for our area, best practices for maximum production, and a few facts and myths about potato gardening. Co-presented with Family and Community Health Agent Ginger Benson, including health and nutritional information, a few culinary tips and delicious recipes, and ways to enjoy fresh homegrown potatoes. For additional questions on program call 281-309-5065 Register online... Read More →