Sep
22
2:00 PM14:00

Two Part Organic Gardening Course

Part two of the organic gardening short course for beginner and intermediate vegetable gardeners on installing and maintaining an organic garden

Hands-on experience preparing beds for planting, installing a drip irrigation system and planning a garden.

$30, register online at www.cibolo.org.

Contact Stephanie Patillo, farm@cibolo.org, 210.551.6722, for more information.

Herff Farm.

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Sep
25
6:30 PM18:30

NSPOT Fredericksburg

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

Chris Anderson, Hill Country Master Naturalist and Friends of Enchanted Rock Tour Guide will present a virtual tour of Enchanted Rock State Natural Area.

Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Visitors welcome.

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Sep
29
8:30 AM08:30

Native Landscape Program Level 3

Instructors Kathy Lyles and Chris Anderson will present Native Landscape Certification Program Level 3: Installation and Maintenance of Native Plants, including a classroom session and two-hour plant walk.

NLCP Level 1 is a prerequisite.

Limited class size, register ahead, $37 NPSOT members; $52 non-members.

For class details and to register go to https://npsot.org/wp/nlcp/.

For more information or to complete a mail-in registration, contact Meg Inglis at nlcp@npsot.org or 512.589.1316.

Central Texas Electric Cooperative conference room.

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Oct
1
9:30 AM09:30

Get your organic garden started

Get your organic garden started: create a garden plan, soil preparation and amendments, irrigation system design, plant selection, maintenance and gardening resources.

$15, register online www.cibolo.org.

Contact Stephanie Patillo via email at farm@cibolo.org  or call 210.551.6722  for more information.

Herff Farm Garden Barn.

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Sep
18
10:00 AM10:00

Hunt Garden Club

Gwen Dewitt, co-owner and manager of one of Texas’ heritage ranches and past holder of every office in local, regional and state garden clubs, will present “All About Awards.” She will share her perspectives of how each community garden club contributes a piece to the larger American landscape and how awards inspire us to brighten our part of the picture.

Hunt United Methodist Church.

Visitors Welcome.

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Sep
15
2:00 PM14:00

Two Part Organic Gardening Course

Two-part organic gardening short course for beginner and intermediate vegetable gardeners on installing and maintaining an organic garden.

Hands-on experience preparing beds for planting, installing a drip irrigation system and planning a garden.

$30, register online at www.cibolo.org.

Contact Stephanie Patillo, farm@cibolo.org, 210.551.6722, for more information.

Herff Farm.

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Sep
11
1:30 PM13:30

NSPOT Kerrville

Michael Eason, freelance botanist and author will present “Wildflowers of Texas," showing images of rare plants and discussing the tales of tracking down some of these plants.

Copies of his book will be available for sale for $25 (cash or check).

Riverside Nature Center.

Visitors welcome.

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Sep
5
1:00 PM13:00

Hill Country Master Gardeners Monthly Business Meeting

 Hill Country Master Gardeners

1:00 p.m. business meeting

2:00 p.m. Beth Potter Patterson, Education Coordinator for the Texas Lavender Association and former President will present "Herb Gardens with a Texas Accent: Mediterranean Herbs" adapted for the Central Texas cook and crafter.

Hill Country Youth Event Center.

HCMGs and interns.

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Sep
4
6:30 PM18:30

NPSOT Boerne

 NPSOT Boerne

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

Shelly Maher, research scientist with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, will present “Pollinator Basics” about the habitat needs of pollinators.

Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium.

Visitors Welcome.

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Jul
28
6:30 PM18:30

NPSOT Fredericksburg

 6:30 p.m. social,

Meeting at 7:00 p.m.

Richard Coleman, Hill Country Master Naturalist and Riverside Nature Center volunteer will present “Pollinator Garden Advice and Recognition Program.”

Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Visitors welcome.

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Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

Riverside Nature Center - Benefits and Importance of Trees

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Riverside Nature Center presents a program about the benefits and importance of trees.

Riverside Nature Center.

 

July 24, NPSOT Fredericksburg, 6:30 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m. Mr. David Vaughan, a certified arborist and officer/member of several organizations dedicated to arboriculture will present “Get the Dirt on Soil.” Memorial Presbyterian Church. Visitors welcome.

 

 

 

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Jul
11
1:00 PM13:00

Hill Country Master Gardeners Members Monthly Meeting and CEU

1:00 p.m. business meeting.

2:00 p.m. Jim Reed, Lakey Garden Club member and Bexar County Master Gardener, will present a program on square foot gardening.

Hill Country Youth Event Center.

HCMGs and interns.

 

July 12, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Riverside Nature Center presents a program about the benefits and importance of trees. Riverside Nature Center.

 

July 24, NPSOT Fredericksburg, 6:30 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m. Mr. David Vaughan, a certified arborist and officer/member of several organizations dedicated to arboriculture will present “Get the Dirt on Soil.” Memorial Presbyterian Church. Visitors welcome.

 

 

 

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Jul
7
10:00 AM10:00

Composting Education at Herf Farms

 

Compost Queens, a family-owned food waste collection and composting service, will present a composting methods and systems workshop.

Location: Herff Farm     Cost: $15 per person.      Register online.

Pay at the door registration is also available.

Contact Stephanie Patillo at 210.551.6722 or farm@cibolo.org for more information

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Jun
22
8:30 AM08:30

Gillespie County TAMU Agrilife - Landowner Workshop

Gillespie County TAMU AgriLife Extension Office will present “Managing Your Piece of Texas: Gillespie County Landowner Workshop.”

The seminar will include Planting for Wildlife, Identifying Tree Diseases, Riparian Areas and How to Manage Them, Tax Valuation Options, Wildfire Prevention, Tree Selection, Planting and Care.

Cost is $20 and lunch is included.

Class limited to 100 participants.

Call the extension office at 830.997.3452 by June 20 to RSVP.

Pay ahead.

Hill Country University Center

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Jun
6
1:00 PM13:00

Hill Country Master Gardeners

Hill Country Master Gardeners

1:00 p.m. Business Meeting.

2:00 p.m. Continuing Ed

Chris Anderson, Hill Country Master Naturalist and Friends of Enchanted Rock Tour Guide will present a virtual tour of Enchanted Rock State Natural Area.

Hill Country Youth Event Center.

HCMGs and interns.

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Jun
5
1:00 PM13:00

Cibilo Nature Center

The Cibolo Nature Center will host a garden tour and a program on planting herbs.

Cost is $5 for members, $7 for non-members.

For more information contact ben@cibolo.org.

To register, go to the event date on the calendar at Cibolo.org/calendar. Herff Farm.

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May
22
6:30 PM18:30

NSPOT Fredericksburg

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

Susan Sander, founder of Riverside Nature Center and current Education Advisor at Bamberger Ranch Preserve, will present “What Birds Have Taught Me about Plants.”

Memorial Presbyterian Church

Visitors welcome

 

 

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May
12
2:00 PM14:00

Cibolo Nature Center and Farm

Compost Queens, a family-owned food waste collection and compost service, will present a program on residential and commercial composting methods and systems

 $15 per person

To register online and for more details click on the event in the calendar on Cibolo.org website

Herff Farm Teaching Barn

 

 

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May
5
8:30 AM08:30

NSPOT Fredericksburg

Native Landscape Certification Program

Instructors Kathy Lyles and Chris Anderson will present Level 1: Introduction to Native Landscapes, including a classroom session and two-hour plant walk.

Limited class size, register ahead, $35.

For class details and to register go to https://npsot.org/wp/nlcp/.

For location and class-specific questions, contact Chris Anderson, NLCP Host Chapter Program Mgr, sligo.canine@gmail.com, 830-998-8559.

Central Texas Electric Cooperative conference room

 

 

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May
1
6:30 PM18:30

NSPOT Boerne

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

Michael Eason, author of newly released “Wildflowers of Texas” field guide and conservation botanist at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens will discuss his book.

Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium

Visitors welcome

 

 

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Apr
28
9:00 AM09:00

Cultivar Farms in Boerne - Field Trip

Leave Hill Country Youth Event Center at 9:00 a.m. for tour of the garden at 10:00 a.m.

Directions from Kerrville: Exit 538 (Ranger Creek ) off IH 10, cross the hwy and access road, turn left at the second street. The garden is 2 blocks down on left at 122 Commerce Ave. Directions from Boerne: Turn off of Main Street at “Two Fat Boys.”

For more information call Judy Beauford at 210 380 3171

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Apr
25
12:00 PM12:00

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension - Gillespie County

Hands-on plant propagation class.

The first half will consist of a broad overview on the science behind plant propagation, as well as general methods of propagating your plants. The second half will demonstrate three different methods to replicate your plants.

Workshop limited to 30 people. Cost of the class is $20; participants must pay ahead to hold their spot in class.

For more information or to register, contact the GC Extension Office at 830.997.3452. Gillespie County Extension Office

 Open to the public

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