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Calendar of Events of Interest to Gardeners                                                      

JANUARY 2017
Dates, times, places are subject to change; please check in advance
*Addresses of locations are below

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Note to HCMG Master Gardeners:

Attendance at events other than Master Gardener meetings is optional; events are listed for those wishing to attend other educational offerings. Be sure to call and confirm event. We try to limit the listed events to those that would earn our members CEU's but not all will be eligible.

 

 
 
January 4,

Hill Country Master Gardeners,

12:00 p.m. lunch, 1:00 p.m. monthly meeting. 2:00 p.m CEU

 Trena Cullins, Texas Master Certified Nursery Professional, will present “Everything You Wanted to Know About Plants and Were Afraid to Ask.” Location TBA. HCMGs & interns

January 10,

 NPSOT Kerrville,

1:30 p.m.

Leanne Beauxbeannes from the Hill Country State Natural Area (HCSNA), will present a program on plants found in HCSNA. Riverside Nature Center. Visitors welcome.

January 11,

Rose Garden Club of Medina.

 2:00 p.m.

Patrick Klein, Ranch Manager at Mills Springs Ranch in Medina, will present a program on Screech Owls. Medina Community Center. Visitors welcome.

 
January 17,

Hunt Garden Club.

10:00 a.m.

Bridget Symm, local organic vegetable grower and seller, will present a program on growing organic vegetables. Hunt United Methodist Church. Visitors Welcome.

January 17,

Kerr County Cactus & Succulent Society,

7:00 p.m.

Program to be announced, Holdsworth Memorial Library. Always confirm date time and location. Visitors welcome.

January 25,

 NPSOT Fredericksburg.

6:30 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m.

 Jennifer Lorenz of the Hill Country Land Trust will present “Overview of the Hill Country Land Trust Mission and Approach.” Memorial Presbyterian Church. Visitors welcome.

 
  January 20,

TAMU AgriLife Extension Service, Fredericksburg.

12:10-12:50 p.m.

“Raised Beds – Your Answer to No Soil.”

This is the first of a group of courses, “Gardening by the Month,” to be held on the third Friday of every month, except July, August and December. $10/class (you can register in advance or at the door) or $20 for all nine classes

(you must register in advance at the office or by calling 830.997.3452).

TAMU AgriLife Extension Service, Fredericksburg.

Other tentative topics are:

February 17: Spring Vegetable Garden

 Prep March 17: Potatoes!

April 21: Organic Gardening Methods

May 19: Bad Bugs; What You Gonna Do?

June 16: Composting

September 15: Fall Garden Prep

October 20: Seed Saving

November 17: Growing/Cooking Winter Squash

 

 
 
     
 
     
 
 
   
 

 


Visit Texas Master Gardeners Association website for information about other MG events
 

   *Note these addresses for events listed above:

Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library (basement), 505 Water St., Kerrville, TX

Gillespie County Historical Society Meeting Hall, 312 W. San Antonio St., Fredericksburg, TX

        Hunt Methodist Church, Hwy 39, Hunt, TX
         Medina Community Center, 13857 St. Hwy. 16 N, Medina, TX

Memorial Presbyterian Church, 607 N. Milam, Fredericksburg, TX
   Riverside Nature Center, 150 Francisco Lemos Street, Kerrville, TX  830.257.4837,
www.riversidenaturecenter.org

Hill Country Master Gardeners, Kerr County AgriLife Extension Office, 3775 Highway 27, Kerrville, TX 830.257-6568
     
   It is advisable to call ahead to confirm events.
   For Statewide Master Gardener events visit the TMGA website

 
   

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