Monday, August 26, 2013

Learn to grow your own fruit!

How to Grow Your Own Fruit
Saturday, October 19, 2013, 10am-1pm
Travis County AgriLife Extension Office
1600 B Smith Rd., Austin TX  78721

Learn the basics of sustainable fruit production:  site selection; site preparation; variety selection, and the specific needs of various fruit crops including citrus, olives, pomegranates and jujubes.  Mr. Monte Nesbitt, Program Specialist –Pecans/Fruit/Citrus at Texas A&M University, will help you understand how fruit crops respond to our ever-changing weather conditions in Central Texas.  Tips will be given on how to enhance sustainable production using Earth Kind principles with conventional crops such as peaches and berries.  Explore newly emerging fruit choices that can be grown with minimal inputs.  Registration is required  $25 per attendee for early registration, $35 after 10/5. Register at or call (979)845-2604.

This talk is presented by the Travis County Master Gardeners, a volunteer arm of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County.  Call (512) 854-9600 for more information.

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