Tag Archives: Horticulture

Backyard Bug Webinars: Fly Identification and Management

Join us for this week’s Backyard Bug Webinar There are many types of flies in Texas that live in close proximity to humans. Because some can carry diseases of humans and domestic animals, it is important to keep their populations low. Understanding their habits and life cycle can help you manage their populations. Wizzie Brown, Travis County Extension Program Specialist – Integrated Pest Management, will help you identify the most common flies and give you tips for controlling them. Join her for this webex presentation. Meeting Information Date: Friday,… Read More →

Pruning Fruit Trees and Berries Workshop

Pruning Fruit Trees and Berry Canes February is the perfect month for pruning fruit trees and berry canes. Travis County Master Gardeners Reed Burnam, Joe Posern, and Sheryl Williams will be conducting a hands-on workshop on how to prune peaches, plums, pomegranates, figs, persimmons, loquats, and blackberries. Please join us February 15, 2020 from 10am to 1pm. The workshop is held outdoors at the Gus Garcia Recreation Center Community Garden, 1201 E Rundberg Ln, Austin, TX 78753. Space is limited, please reserve your spot here. The Gus Garcia… Read More →

Travis County Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Austin Home and Garden Show

The Travis County Master Gardeners Plant Clinic and Information Booth will be at the Austin Home and Garden Show. You can find them at booth 1526 next to the Tiny Home Village. They will be providing expert gardening advice for Austin residents and will have their award-winning Garden Guide for Austin and Vicinity available for purchase. You can also learn how to construct a Grow Box, which is ideal for small gardening spaces. Show hours are as follows: Friday, January 10 – 12pm – 7pm Saturday, January 11… Read More →