Gringo’s Spirit Night – Galveston County 4-H Fundraiser

Gringo's Texas City 10200 Emmett F Lowry Expy, Texas City, TX, United States

Gringo’s in Texas City is hosting a Spirit Night for Galveston County 4-H on Monday, February 6! 20% of each sale will be donated to 4-H. You must show the flyer or mention Galveston County 4-H to your server. You can dine-in, take-out, or order online using the coupon code on the flyer. Please spread the word and come out to eat some great food!

Soil Testing Campaign for Ag Producers Continues

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

February 1 - 15, 2023 Livestock and forage producers can take advantage of reduced cost soil samples by participating in the Soil Testing Campaign. NO samples from lawns or gardens. All samples, forms, and payment due by February 15 at a participating location Reduced Cost Routine Analysis: $8/sample Routine + micronutrients: $15/sample Instructions Complete Submittal Form Collect soil sample (see Submittal Form for directions) Drop off filled sample bags, completed forms, and payment at a participating location (see below)   Participating Locations Galveston AgriLife Extension Service Brazoria AgriLife... Read More →

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, TX, United States

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, TX, United States

*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 →