Monday, September 27, 2010

Want to learn how to install drip irrigation?

Drip Irrigation 101
Saturday, October 2, 2010

LCRA Redbud Center, Rm. 108
3601 Lake Austin Blvd.,
Austin TX  78703

Keep hearing about the benefits of drip irrigation but don't know where to start?   Dr. Dotty Woodson, specialist in landscape water conservation for Texas AgriLife Extension, will guide you from planning to installation to repairs in this 3-hour drip irrigation intensive.  

This seminar is free and open to the public, BUT RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.  Email your name and phone number to  to reserve a spot.   Presented by the Travis County Master Gardeners, a volunteer arm of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County. 

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Upcoming Seminar on Growing a Great Lawn

Knowing how to grow a great lawn can help you save money, water and have a wonderful area to complement your house.  Come learn the best information on the care and feeding of your lawn.  Topics will include choosing the right turf for your site, irrigation, fertilization, proper mowing technique, and disease diagnosis and treatment.  This class is free and does not require reservations.  

Growing a Great Lawn
 Saturday, September 18, 2010
Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX 

This seminar is presented by the Travis County Master Gardeners, a volunteer arm of the Texas A&M and Travis County AgriLife Extension Service.  For questions, or call The Travis County Master Gardeners help desk at (512) 854-9600.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Great Plant Talks at Downtown Farmer's Market this Saturday

Come visit the Downtown Austin Farmer's Market at Republic Square this Saturday and hear great talks from the Travis County Master Gardeners on fall vegetable gardening, herb gardening, the best fall bloomers, and how to build a grow box for container gardening. Starting at 9am until noon, all talks are free.  And after the talks, buy some of the very same plant varieties at our plant sale that you heard about in the talk.

Republic Square Farmer's Market
Guadalupe between 4th and 5th Streets
Saturday, September 11, 2010

See you at the market!