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   January - February 2018
Dates, times, places are subject to change; please check in advance
*Addresses of locations are below

BECOME A HILL COUNTRY MASTER GARDENER
 

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 2

Gillespie County TAMU AgriLife Extension Service

Registration 8:30 a.m.

Programs 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

AgriLife, assisted by Hill Country Master Gardeners, will present “Plantastic Mini Vegetable Gardening Seminar.”

$20 pre-register, $25 at door

See the eMinder for more details.

Contact Beth McMahon at Elizabeth.McMahon@ag.tamu.edu to register

 Gillespie County Farm Bureau Building

Open to the public

February 6

NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 HCMG Training

 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Class orientation and Backyard Wildlife, strategies to encourage beneficial and discourage unwanted wildlife.

Hill Country Youth Event Center

Trainees, HCMGs and interns

February 7

NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Hill Country Master Gardeners

1:00 p.m. business meeting

2:00 p.m. Dr. Jimmy Black, grower and propagator of succulents, will present “Introducing Cacti and Other Succulents into Your Landscape

Hill Country Youth Event Center

HCMGs, interns and trainees

 

February 8

NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 HCMG Training

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Soils of the Hill Country, Composting, Soil Amendments.

Hill Country Youth Event Center

Trainees, HCMGs and interns

 

February 13

 NPSOT Kerrville

 1:30 p.m.

 Ray Dunton - entomologist, will present “Bees and Pollinators.”

Riverside Nature Center

Visitors welcome

 

February 14

Rose Garden Club of Medina

2:00 p.m.

Ric Boucard, cedar wood distiller and co-founder of Texarome, will present “Cedarwood Essential Oils.”

Medina Community Center

Visitors welcome

 

 
February 20

 Hunt Garden Club

10:00 a.m.

Kevin Pillow, owner of the Wild Birds Unlimited Kerrville franchise, will present “Bats, Birds and Boxes” to prepare for the influx of spring migrants

Hunt United Methodist Church

Visitors Welcome

 

February 20

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

 

February 27

NPSOT Fredericksburg

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

7:00 p.m.

 John Huecksteadt, Hill Country Master Naturalist and NPSOT member, will discuss forbs and how to identify them

 Memorial Presbyterian Church

 Visitors welcome

 

 
 

 

HCMG 2018 Training Classes

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Hill Country Youth Event Center

 HCMGs and interns sign up on VMS to ensure enough seating

February 6: Class orientation/Ed Committee, Ray Walston and Backyard Wildlife/Jessica Alderson, strategies to encourage beneficial and discourage unwanted wildlife.

February 8: Soils of the Hill Country/Travis Waiser; Composting, Soil Amendments/Chris Seifert, Patty Zohlen.

February 13: Plant Biology/Brenda Fest; Water Conservation/Anne Brown

February 15: Texas Super Stars/Duane Robinson; Herbs – Care and Culture Adaptive to Hill Country/Carol Seminara

February 20: Entomology 101/Molly Keck; Worm Farm field trip/Patty Zohlen February 22: Weed Identification and Chemical Safety/ Elizabeth McMahon; Fire-wise Landscaping/Carol Hagemeier

February 27: Fruit Trees – Dr. Larry Stein; Trees – Selection, Maintenance and Disease Management/Erin Wieser

 
 

 


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

   *Note these addresses for events listed above:

  Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library, 505 Water Street, Kerrville

  Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium, 140 City Park Road, Boerne

  Gardens at the Ridge, 13439 North Ranch Road 783, Kerrville

  Gillespie County TAMU AgriLife Extension Office, 95 Frederick Road, Fredericksburg

  Herff Farm, 33 Herff Road, Boerne

  Hill Country Youth Event Center, 3785 Highway 27, Kerrville

  Hunt United Methodist Church, 120 Merritt Road, Hunt

  Memorial Presbyterian Church, 601 North Milam Street, Fredericksburg
   Riverside Nature Center, 150 Francisco Lemos Street, Kerrville, TX  830.257.4837,
www.riversidenaturecenter.org


     
   It is advisable to call ahead to confirm events.
   For Statewide Master Gardener events visit the TMGA website

 
   

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