Friday, January 23, 2015

Growing Fruit Seminar at Zilker Botanical Garden

Growing Fruit in Your Home Garden
January 31st, 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.

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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