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Calendar of Events of Interest to Gardeners                                                      

March - April  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.

 

 
 
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.
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.
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.
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.
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

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 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

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.

 

April 4

 NPSOT Boerne

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

Jim Stanley, author and Master Naturalist, will present, “Native [bunch] Grasses and Health of the Hill Country.”

Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium.

 Visitors welcome.

 
April 5

 Hill Country Master Gardeners

12:00 p.m. general meeting

1:00 p.m. monthly meeting.

Chuck Janzow, former science teacher, self-taught horticulturist and founding member of the Boerne NPSOT chapter will present, “Growing Texas Native Plants from Seed.”

Hill Country Youth Event Center.

HCMGs and trainees

April 8

Cibolo Nature Center

9:00 a.m. to noon

John Kight, engineer and rainwater catchment and solar power owner, will provide the latest technological information and practical advice on these conservation practices.

Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium and John Kight’s home.

$25 per person for members; $35 per person for non-members.

Preregistration is required using the link on the cibolo.org calendar.

April 11

NPSOT Kerrville

1:30 p.m.

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

Visitors welcome.

 

 

April 12

Rose Garden Club of Medina

 10:15 a.m.

Tour, luncheon and program: “Native Plants of the Hill Country.

Gardens at the Ridge.

Visitors welcome

April 15

Cibolo Nature Center & Farm

9:30 a.m. to noon.

Organic Gardening 101, all the basics to grow an organic garden

 $15.

Herff Farm.

Preregistration is required using the link on the cibolo.org calendar.

April 15 and 22

Cibolo Nature Center & Farm

 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Two-part hands-on organic gardening short course.

$30 for the course.

Herff Farm.

Preregistration is required using the link on the cibolo.org calendar

 

April 18

 Hunt Garden Club.

10:00 a.m.

Peggy Sechrist, Certified Holistic Management Educator and spokesperson for “Empowering Women in Agriculture,” will present, “The Role that Soil plays in Catching and Holding Water.”

Hunt United Methodist Church.

Visitors Welcome.

April 18

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. 

April 21

 Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

12:10-12:50 p.m.

Beth McMahon, AgriLife Horticulture Agent, will present “Organic Gardening Methods.”

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

 Gillespie County TAMU AgriLife Extension Office.

 

 

 

April 25,

NPSOT Fredericksburg

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

Kim Smajstrla, leader of the nonprofit, “The Monarch Midwife,” will present a program on three of the four main Monarch sanctuaries in the mountains of Michoacán, Mexico, where the Monarchs overwinter.

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, 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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