Upcoming Programs

Please see the most current edition of the horticulture newsletter for the most up to date list of upcoming programs.

Grow It, Cook It: The Classic Onion on January 18, 2019

This is an hour long program where you will learn not just how to grow onions, but how to cook them too. Program is on January 18th, starting at 12:00 pm. Recipe samples included. This program is part of a three part program series (Grow It, Cook It). Individual programs are $15 each, try the entire series for $25 dollars. The other two programs are Heat Beating Sweet Potatoes on May 10th and The Trendy Versatile Cauliflower on September 6th. Payment can be made ahead of time or at the door. Refunds for missed programs will not be given and are non-transferable. Please contact the Extension Office at 830-997-3452 to register.

Plantastic Gardening Seminar on February 1, 2019

New to to the Texas Hill Country or want help with your vegetable garden? Come join the Gillespie County Extension Service and Hill Country Master Gardeners at the Plantastic Gardening Seminar on February 1st from 8:30-3:30 pm. Program is at Gillespie County Farm Bureau Center, located at 237 Equestrian Dr, Fredericksburg, TX.
Session topics include “Getting Good Soil in the Garden”, “Tomatoes”, “Caring for Your Garden After Planting ”,“ Preventing Diseases and Controlling Pests in Your Garden” and more. New this year are three hands-on breakout sessions. Topics include: “Seed Saving”, “Starting Plants from Seed” and “Creating Keyhole and Container Gardens”. Participants will choose two breakout sessions and one hands-on session. Pre-register early to get the hands-on session of your choice. Door prizes will be drawn at the end of the program.
Cost is $35 pre-registered with boxed lunch, $25 pre-registered with no boxed lunch, and $40 at the door(no box lunch). Registration is strongly encouraged beforehand as spots in the hands-on sessions are limited due to supplies. Paid pre-registrations & lunch orders are due by January 30th.
Please contact the Gillespie County AgriLife Extension office at 830-997-3452 to register.
Payment is due at registration but can be mailed into the office (Gillespie County AgriLife Extension, 95 Frederick Road, Fredericksburg, TX 78624).
Please see this link for the registration form Pre-Registration Form. Form will need to be printed off and taken by the office or dropped off with payment.

Gillespie County Junior Gardeners

Will return in Late Summer/Fall 2019.

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Plant ID Team

Harper Afterschool practice is on Tuesdays at 4:00 pm. Fredericksburg Day Practice is at 2:00 pm on Mondays. Please contact Beth McMahon by email elizabeth.mcmahon@agnet.tamu.edu or call the extension office for more information.Click this link for more information!

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