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Master Gardeners at Wells Branch Eco Fair

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Master Gardeners at Wells Branch Eco Fair looking for bugs in compost container

Children will learn which bugs help to make compost with the suck-a-bug activity.

Visit the Master Gardeners Plant Clinic at Wells Branch Eco Fair

The Wells Branch M.U.D. is hosting an Eco Fair at the Shoreline Recreation Center at 3000 Shoreline Dr., Austin, TX 78728 from 1 pm to 4 pm. Travis County Master Gardeners will be participating with their Plant Clinic traveling help desk. They are available to answer questions on composting, the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. A small selection of free vegetable and flower seeds are available while supplies last.

In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on hand for you to review or take with you. You’ll find the Native and Adapted Landscape Plants Guide along with other timely Grow Green FAQ sheets. Grow Green is a joint program with the City of Austin Watershed Department and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. You can also pick up a copy of the Vegetable Garden Planting Guide and recommended Vegetable Varieties for Central Texas. Several more resources are available online. Please visit Our Favorite Gardening Resources for Austin and Travis County.

What is a Plant Clinic?

The Master Gardener Plant Clinic is a traveling help desk with Travis County Master Gardeners available to answer questions on various horticultural issues. This particular plant clinic has a focus on compost. Children can participate in the popular “Suck-a-bug” activity and learn how bugs contribute to making compost.

Who are Master Gardeners?

Master Gardeners are volunteers for the Travis County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension service. In order to become a Master Gardener, each individual receives extensive horticultural training. Master Gardeners use their training and subsequent commitment for continuing education to help Austin area residents with their gardening questions.

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April 6
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Wells Branch Shoreline Recreation Center
3000 Shoreline Drive
Austin, TX 78728 United States
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