Bringing the joy of gardening to people of all ages and abilities.
GREEN THUMB GARDENER MINI SEMINAR--Friday, March 21--2-3 p.m.
Subject: Soil Amendments For Your Garden and Landscape
Speaker 1--Linda Rowe, Master Gardener
Subject:Vermiculture--Worm Farming. Learn how to start a worm
farm and the benefits of using worm castings in your garden.
Special Activity: Linda will demonstrate how to put together a worm
farm. One lucky attendee will win the worm farm to take home.
Speaker 2--Susan Stanfield, President The People/Plant Connection
Subject: Composting--Learn how to start a compost bin and why
composting is so important to a successful growing year.
Special Activity: Attendees will receive materials and instructions of
how to do a soil test for their gardens and landscapes.
LOCATION: PPC Studio, 36 W. Beauregard, San Angelo, Texas
COST: $25 per person or $45 per couple
Refreshments and Doorprizes
TO KICK OFF 6TH ANNUAL GIANT PUMPKIN CONTEST
Date: Tuesday, March 12--5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: 4-H Building, 3168 N. US Hwy 67, San Angelo, Texas
Speaker: Dr. Russ Wallace, Professor and Extension Vegetable Specialist
Department of Horticultural Sciences Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Lubbock, Texas
Best practices for growing vegetables.
Techniques to get the biggest pumpkin.
How to set up a watering tank for your pumpkin.
Bring you questions
Be the first to get your free pumpkin seeds and enter the contest.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Pre-register to assure materials. Call 325-656-3104
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LUNCH 'N' LEARN GARDEN SEMINAR--Friday, March 15--12 noon -1 p.m.
Speaker: Allison Watkins, Agrilife Extension Horticulturist
Subject: "Edible Landscaping"-You'll learn how to incorporate edible
plants into your garden and your kitchen. Find out which plants are edible.
Location: PPC Studio, Wells Fargo Bank Basement, 36 W. Beauregard, San
Cost: $5 per person
If you are on your lunch hour, feel free to bring your lunch. However, we
do not provide lunch.
in July 2009.