Hill Country Tree Program

Gillespie County Extension Office 38 Business Court, Fredericksburg, TX

Though the cold weather last February damaged many trees, one thing it didn’t do was eliminate oak wilt from the area. If you would like to learn more about oak wilt or which tree species grow well here, you should attend the Hill Country Tree Program on July 29th. The program will be at 38 Business Court at the new Gillespie County Extension Office in Fredericksburg. Registration will start at 9:00 AM, with the presentation beginning at 9:30 AM and ending at 11:45 AM. Texas Forest Service Biologist... Read More →

$10

Fall Gardening Program

Gillespie County Extension Office 38 Business Court, Fredericksburg, TX

To be determined. Check back here for more details.

Junior Master Gardeners Youth Gardening Program

Gillespie County Extension Office 38 Business Court, Fredericksburg, TX

If your kid likes playing in the dirt or started their own vegetable garden in a cup, you should sign them up for the Fredericksburg Junior Master Gardeners program. This program will involve kids in planning, planting, caring for and harvesting their own garden, while doing games and activities to learn how plants grow. Sessions will be on Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 pm at the Gillespie Extension Office, located at 38 Business Court in Fredericksburg. This program will run from September 22nd to November 17th. Cost for this program... Read More →

Grow It Cook It: Beaming Beets

Gillespie County Extension Office 38 Business Court, Fredericksburg, TX

Can't beat a class on Beets!

$15

Gillespie County Pecan Show

Gillespie County Extension Office 38 Business Court, Fredericksburg, TX

Please enter pecans by noon on 12/8. Free to enter. Will identify pecan variety for you. Must have 40-42 nuts of same variety to enter. One entry per variety per participant.

Plantastic Gardening Seminar

Gillespie County Extension Office 38 Business Court, Fredericksburg, TX

The Plantastic Gardening Seminar returns March 4th, 2022. Justin Duncan will be our main speaker, discussing cover crops for gardens, as well as organic weed control methods. Breakout sessions will include topics such as container gardening, fruit, gardening 101 and more. More information upcoming.

$25

Grow It Cook It Strawberries

Gillespie County Extension Office 38 Business Court, Fredericksburg, TX

Grow It Cook It program on Strawberries. Includes recipe samples. Learn how to grow strawberries. Part of the grow it cook it program series. Program cost is $15. Contact the Gillespie County Extension Service at 830-997-3452 to register.

$15