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  Announcing!!

 2016 Master Gardener Class 28

August 17 – December 14, 2016

Wednesdays: 12:45 pm – 4:45 pm in Seguin

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Building; 210 East Live Oak, Seguin, TX

Are you interested in learning more about gardening and sharing the information you learn with others? If this peaks your interest,  enroll in Guadalupe County Master Gardeners Class #28.   You will receive superior gardening instructions for our area.  Taking the course includes a commitment to attend all the classes, successfully complete eight open-book, take-home tests; volunteer 50 hours with Guadalupe County Master Gardeners over a 12-month period; and share what you learn with the community and others.

*Click on  link below for 2016 Class Application Form

Application Master Gardener Class _28

 

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Just Announced!

Master Gardener Class 29

Guadalupe County Master Gardener Class 29 will be a night class held in Schertz on Tuesday evenings from January to May 2017.  This is our first evening class in six years and should be very popular.   Contact person for this class is Cynthia Lyssy by text/call at (210) 275-3970 or email cmlyssy@prodigy.net

 

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Everyone is Invited to Attend our

Free Gardening Classes!

Guadalupe County Community Garden Visitors

Guadalupe County Community Garden Visitors

Our FREE classes include our monthly membership meetings held on the third Thursday of most months (when we aren’t partying) and also our Lunch & Learn programs in both Seguin and Schertz.  Upcoming programs are listed below on this page.  Additional area educational programs and events can be found in our August Guadalupe Gardener Newsletter.  

(LINKAugust 2016 Newsletter

 

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The primary purpose of Texas Master Gardeners as a non-profit, educational organization is to increase the public’s knowledge of gardening. We achieve this goal through horticultural classes, demonstration gardens and personal contact.  If these programs are of interest to you, please explore this website, view our current newsletter (see link above), come to a monthly meeting (see below) or contact us at  guadalupecountymastergardeners@yahoo.com

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 GCMG Family Summer Social

 

Games and activities are planned for members and their family.

Saturday, July 30th
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Nolte Island Park – Site 3
Located just five miles outside of Seguin, Texas on FM 466

Site 3 has a covered pavilion with seating for up to 500 people. The amenities include a fully equipped kitchen with a commercial sized barbecue pit inside, water, electricity, stove, refrigerator, sink and serving space that opens to theoutside. There are restrooms, a playscape with swings and sand box, horseshoe pits, areas for washers, volleyball courts, a baseball diamond and a basketball court. 

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Guadalupe County Master Gardeners

 

August Monthly Meeting

Thursday, August 18th

 

Flowering Trees

 

Presented by Deedy Wright, Guadalupe County Master Gardener and member, Lindheimer Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas. 

 

Monthly meetings start with a Social at 6:30, Speaker at 7:00, and a Business Meeting at 8:00.  Meetings are held in the Guadalupe County AgriLife Extension Building, 210 East Live Oak, Seguin.  Public is welcome.

 Link to Seguin Extension Office Map 

 

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Future LUNCH & LEARN Gardening Programs

All Programs are from 12-1 PM

FREE to the Public. Bring your own lunch

 

Monday, July 11th, 2016 Container Gardening” in Schertz

Presented by Master Gardener Marvin Borth.  Learn how to easily use containers for beautiful plantings or vegetable production.  Presented at the Guadalupe County Annex Building, 1101 Elbel Road, Schertz, Texas.

 

Monday, September 12th, 2016

 Gardening Tips for Newcomers to Central Texas” in Schertz

Presented by Master Gardner Bob Teweles, this class is designed to help newcomers to this part of Texas appreciate the impact of our climate and soils on vegetable and landscape gardening.  Bob will try to share what he has learned in his ten years as a resident and seven years as a Master Gardener.  Master Gardeners should be familiar with this subject but are welcome to attend to share their experiences and help Bob answer questions!  Presented at the Guadalupe County Annex Building, 1101 Elbel Road, Schertz, Texas.

 

Link to Map to Guadalupe County Annex

 

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Recent Guadalupe County Projects

 

Community Garden Craft Booths

Guadalupe County Community Garden Crafts and Cooking Day

Gutierrez Xeriscape Park Youth Volunteers

Gutierrez Xeriscape Park Youth Volunteers

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Native Plant Society of Texas

Guadalupe County (Schertz-Seguin) Chapter

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 – 7 PM

From Wildscapes to Formal Landscapes,

Natives Can Do Them All!

Presented by Deedy Wright, member Lindheimer Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas

Meetings are held at St John’s Lutheran Church, FM 465, Marion, TX and open to the public.  Church is located 1/2 mile south of the Marion stoplight.  For more information, directions see the website: http:/www./npsot.org/wp/guadalupe/

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Link to–  Guadalupe Gardener – Current and Past Issues

Guadalupe County Master Gardeners is a voluntary service organization which supports the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service by providing horticultural education.  A goal of this website is to provide gardening information to the public and inform readers about the Master Gardener program.

Join the Master Gardeners Every Saturday on the Radio!!!!

Photo of Bob at the radioTune in to Compost Bob Grafe and the Guadalupe County Master Gardeners every Saturday morning at 9 am for the Lawn and Garden Show on KWED 1580 AM.  Bob and his guests talk about everything from Trees to Compost and take your calls to answer your gardening questions –just call the listener line, 830.372.1580.   If you don’t have an AM radio receiver convenient, you can tune in over the internet.  Just go to KWED’s website and tune in!!!!!!

 Contact Us!

Got a question about the Master Gardener Program or a gardening question? Have a gardening topic that you would like discussed on our weekly 9:05 am Saturday morning KWED 1580 AM radio show, send us a note — just click on “Contact Us” at the top of this page.

The Master Gardener of Guadalupe County is an educational and volunteer program offered by the AgriLife Extension Service of the Texas A&M University System. It is open to people of all ages, regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, handicap or national origin. The program is designed to increase the availability of horticultural information and extend horticultural projects throughout the community. These goals are implemented through the training and employment of local volunteers known as Master Gardeners.