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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 7th from 8:30-3:30 pm. Program is at Gillespie County Farm Bureau Center, located at 237 Equestrian Dr, Fredericksburg, TX.
Session topics include “Organic Gardening”, “Weed Management & Cover Crops”, “Tomatoes ”,“Drip Irrigation” and more. Door prizes will be drawn at the end of the program.
Cost is $40 pre-registered with boxed lunch, $30 pre-registered with no boxed lunch, and $40 at the door(no box lunch). Registration is strongly encouraged beforehand . Paid pre-registrations & lunch orders are due by February 5th.
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.
Grow It, Cook It: Caring Cabbage on February 14th, 2020
This is an hour long program where you will learn not just how to grow cabbage, but different ways to cook with it too. Program is on February 14th, starting at 12:00 pm. Recipe samples included. This program is part of a three part program series (Grow It, Cook It). The other two programs are Zuitful Zucchini on April 17th and Cool Carrots on August 28th. Payment can be made ahead of time or at the door. Please contact the Extension Office at 830-997-3452 to register.
Gillespie County Junior Gardeners
Will return in Late Summer/Fall 2020.
Plant ID Team
Harper Afterschool practice is on Mondays at 4:00-5:30 pm. Fredericksburg Day Practice is at 2:00 pm on Mondays. Fredericksburg afternoon practice is on Tuesdays from 4-5 pm. These times depend on at least four kids signing up for each slot. Please contact Beth McMahon by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the extension office for more information.Click this link for more information!