Monday, January 5, 2015

A wise gardener anticipates June in January

January is a good time to plant trees so come learn about fruit trees for your summer harvest.

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.

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.

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