4-H Galaxy of Stars Applications Due

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

Each year Galveston County 4-H recognizes both its deserving youth members and its Adult Volunteer leaders with the Galaxy of Star Awards. These awards are the highest county level achievement awards in the 4-H program. Please see the criteria for each award below. If you wish to apply or nominate an adult leader, please use the application form at the bottom of the page. Youth applicants MUST turn in a recordbook. Youth may apply for one award per year. The Gold Star Award is the highest county level... Read More →

Galveston County Master Gardener Sizzling Summer Sale

Galveston County Master Gardener Discovery Garden 4102 Main Street, La Marque, Tx

Plumeria, tropical hibiscus, Louisiana iris and select okra varieties will be available for purchase. Shop NOON TO NOON June 17 – June 18 online, browse online starting June 10! Curbside pick-ups will be scheduled for June 24. Visit the Galveston County Master Gardeners online store for more details: https://store.galvestonmg.org

Validation Major Show Steer & Heifer (SFT/HOT)

Galveston County Fairgrounds #10 Jack Brooks Parks, Hwy 6, Hitchcock, TX

This validation is for: Steers attending ANY 2022-2023 Major Shows (e.g., State Fair, Houston, San Antonio, etc.) Heifers attending 2022 State Fair of TX/Heart of TX (can also be used for early validation for 2023 major shows) The following MUST be present AT VALIDATION Animal being validated Registration papers for REGISTERED breeding animals (not needed for crossbred gilts or commercial/whether dams/does) Verify information on registration paper (heifer tattoo/brand, sheep flock tag, goat flock/individual tattoo) matches animal BEFORE validation Parent/guardian – must be present to sign paperwork Parents unable... Read More →

Validation Major Show Lamb, Goat, Swine (State Fair/Heart of TX)

Santa Fe FFA Ag Barn 13405 4 1/2 Street, Santa Fe, TX

4:30 - 6:00 p.m. for lambs and goats 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. for swine This validation is for: Lamb/Goats (market, registered, and commercial) attending 2022 State Fair of TX Market Swine attending 2022 State Fair of TX Registered and Crossbred Gilts attending 2022 State Fair of TX/Heart O' Texas The following MUST be present AT VALIDATION Animal being validated Registration papers for REGISTERED breeding animals (not needed for crossbred gilts or commercial/whether dams/does) Verify information on registration paper (heifer tattoo/brand, sheep flock tag, goat flock/individual tattoo) matches animal... Read More →

Arranging Fresh & Artificial Flowers – Gulf Coast Gardening seminar

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

Galveston County Master Gardener Jackie Auer will demonstrate and explain the basic techniques of fresh and artificial flower arranging. She has produced arrangements for the retail market, as well as for individuals. ***ATTENDEES ARE ASKED TO BRING A VASE AND CHOICE OF ARTIFICIAL OR FRESH FLOWERS FOR HANDS-ON ARRANGING*** This program is sponsored by Galveston County Master Gardeners and Galveston County AgriLife Extension. If special program accommodations by participants are needed, please contact the Extension Office no later than five days before the program.