Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Winter Seminars: Growing Fruit & All About Roses

Growing Fruit in Your Home Garden   
January 10th, 10 am  - noon
Zilker Botanical Garden
2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, 78746

Seminar is free
Zilker park entrance fee is $2 per adult, $1 per child or senior, $3 for non-Austin Residents.


January is a good time to plant trees so come learn how to grow fruit trees in your home garden.  Tree talk includes peaches, plums, pears, figs and apples.  Blackberries & grapes will also be discussed.
This seminar will cover the basics including how to plant a tree and which fruit varieties excel in our area.   Master Gardener Joe Posern, fruit specialist, has been growing fruit in Austin since 2007 and will share his experience.

In partnership with the City of Austin-Office of Sustainability supporting a healthy and just local food system.  



Presented by Travis Co Master Gardeners.
For more information contact: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Travis County, 512-854-9600. 




All About Roses
February 7th, 10 am - noon
Zilker Botanical Garden
2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, 78746

Seminar is free
Zilker park entrance fee is $2 per adult, $1 per child or senior, $3 for non-Austin Residents.
 

Incorporate user friendly roses into your new or existing garden plans! Cher Groody is a master gardener with 30 years’ experience in the use of roses in a landscape. She will teach you methods for proper selection of rose varieties, site prep and maintenance like pruning, pest control and fertilization.   This session is excellent for newbies and experienced gardeners and questions are encouraged.

Presented by Travis Co Master Gardeners. 
 
 
For more information contact: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Travis County, 512-854-9600.

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