Tag Archives: Travis County Master Gardeners

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at August AGE Community Health Fair

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at AGE Community Health Fair on August 27th The Master Gardeners Plant Clinic will be at the August AGE Community Health Fair. They can answer questions on  the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, worm composting, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Givens Recreation Center, 3811 East 12th St #1936 Austin, Texas 78721, from 10:00 am – 12:00pm, August 27th. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Wells Branch Community Library

  Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Wells Branch Community Library The Master Gardener Plant Clinic at the Wells Branch Community Library can answer questions on  the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, worm composting, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Wells Branch Community Library, 15001 Wells Port Dr, Austin, TX 78728. 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… Read More →

Horticultural Principles and Practices for Central Texas Registration Opens

Step One for Acceptance into the 2022 Travis County Master Gardener Program Have you been thinking about becoming a master gardener or just want to learn more about gardening? On August 24th at 12:00 pm, the Horticultural Principles and Practices for Central Texas training program with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service begins with a series of virtual, self-paced webinars presented by AgriLife Extension specialists, staff, and Texas Master Gardeners. This virtual course starts on August 24th at 12 pm with an information session explaining how program training… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at AGE Community Health Fair

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at AGE Community Health Fair on July 9th The Master Gardeners Plant Clinic will be at the AGE Community Health Fair. They can answer questions on  the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, worm composting, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Givens Recreation Center, 3811 East 12th St #1936 Austin, Texas 78721, from 10:00 am – 12:00pm, July 9th. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on hand… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Pflugerville Library

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Pflugerville Library Plant Swap June 25th The Master Gardeners Plant Clinic will be at the Pflugerville Public Library Summer Plant Swap. They can answer questions on  the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, worm composting, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Pflugerville Public Library; 1008 W. Pfluger Street; Pflugerville, Texas 78660, from 9:30 am to 11 am. You can find more information about the plant swap on the library website. In… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Austin Public Library – Yarborough Branch Earth Day

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Yarborough Branch Earth Day on April 20th The Master Gardeners Plant Clinic will be at the Yarborough Branch Earth Day. They can answer questions on  the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, worm composting, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Austin Public Library – Yarborough Branch Earth Day, 2200 Hancock Dr, Austin, TX 78756, from 3:45pm – 6:00pm, April 20th. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Wells Branch Eco Fair

Master Gardener Plant Clinic Participating in Eco Fair The Master Gardeners at the Wells Branch Eco Fair can answer questions on  the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, worm composting, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Wells Branch Shoreline Recreation Center, 3000 Shoreline Dr. Austin 78728, from 1 pm to 4 pm. They’ll be located on the “porch” next to the gym. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on hand for you… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at the Missions 5K Run Walk for Alzheimer’s

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 gardening topics. You can find a Master Gardener plant clinic at the Missions 5K Run Walk for Alzheimer’s. The plant clinic and run is hosted by event sponsor St. James Missionary Baptist Church. The address is 3417 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, Texas 78721. Who are Master Gardeners? Master Gardeners are volunteers for the Travis County AgriLife Extension service. In order… Read More →

In the March Vegetable Garden

Starting Over in the March Vegetable Garden? Wow. The Arctic Blast of February 2021 was a doozey! Many cool season plants that normally can withstand cold, suffered damage or died during the week of freezing temperatures. I plant fava beans in the fall so that I can get a nice crop as early as January. They normally do just fine, even in a freeze, but not this year. The tops suffered a lot of damage, but have put on new growth in the days following the ice storm…. Read More →

In the January 2021 Vegetable Garden by Patty Leander

Keep Gardening! Happy New Year! Interest in growing and eating vegetables blossomed during the COVID shutdown last year. I’m hoping that everyone who started a vegetable garden during the pandemic will keep it going. Vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet for everyone, no matter who you are or how old you are. There are many benefits for everyone to gain from a plant strong diet. Eating vegetables safeguards our health, the process of growing them contributes to our movement and physical activity, and cultivating a… Read More →