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Calendar of Events of Interest to Gardeners                                                      

February-March 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.

 

 
 
February 28

 NPSOT Fredericksburg.

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

 Beth McMahon will present a program on native plant restoration, focusing on the successes and failures of parallel programs in TX & Grand Canyon National Park.

 Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Visitors welcome

 

March 2017 HCMG trainee classes

Tuesdays and Thursdays

 February and March

9:00 a.m.-noon and 12:30-3:00 p.m.

Login to members section of HCMG website for complete list of class descriptions and times.

Hill Country Youth Event Center.

HCMGs welcome. Must pre-register on VMS.

March 1

 

 Hill Country Master Gardeners

 

12:00 p.m. general meeting

 1:00 p.m. monthly meeting.

 

Molly Keck, Extension Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife, will present a program on vegetable IPM.

 

Hill Country Youth Event Center.

 

HCMGs and trainees.

 

March 4

 Cibolo Nature Center

2:30 to 5:00 p.m.

Organic Gardening 101.

This workshop will cover all the basics to grow an organic garden, $15.

 Register online at Cibolo.com.

Herff Farm.

Open to the public.

March 7

NPSOT Boerne

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

Patty Leslie Pasztor, ethonobotanist and author, will present: “Native American and Pioneer Uses of Plants.”

Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium.

Visitors welcome.

 

March 8

Rose Garden Club of Medina,

 2:00 p.m.

Michael Derry, Instructor of Floral Design, Bandera ISD, will discuss floral design, student certification and student projects.

Medina Community Center.

 Visitors welcome

 
March 11 and 18

 Cibolo Nature Center

2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Two-part organic gardening short course. $35 for the course.

Register online at Cibolo.com.

Herff Farm.

 Open to the public

March 11 and 25

Riverside Nature Center

Two-part wildlife habitat series.

March 11: Water for Wildlife, led by HCMG Anne Brown.   

March 25: Food, led by RNC naturalist Susan Sander.

10:30 a.m. to noon.

Per class: members $15, nonmembers $20.

 RSVP (830) 257-4837 or rnc.kerrville@gmail.com.

Riverside Nature Center.

Open to public.

March 14

 NPSOT Kerrville

1:30 p.m.

Cathy Downs, Texas Master Naturalist and Monarch specialist will present the program, “Volunteers as Teachers.”

 Riverside Nature Center.

Visitors welcome.

 

 

March 17

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service,

12:10-12:50 p.m.

Beth McMahon, AgriLife Horticulture Agent, will present “Potatoes!”

See other tentative topics, cost and registration details on the HCMG website homepage.

Gillespie County TAMU AgriLife Extension Office, Fredericksburg.

March 21

 Hunt Garden Club.

10:00 a.m. HCMG and HCMN,

Tom Collins, will present, “The Eight Butterflies of the Hill Country and What It Takes to Sustain Them.”

Hunt United Methodist Church.

Visitors Welcome

March 21

Kerr County Cactus & Succulent Society,

7:00 p.m. Program to be announced,

Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library.

 Always confirm date time and location.

Visitors welcome.

 

 
 

March 28

NPSOT Fredericksburg

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

Rebecca Leonard, partner and Austin office manager for the international firm, Design Workshop, will present a program on landscape architecture.

Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Visitors welcome.

 
 
 
 
   
 

 


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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