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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 February Guadalupe Gardener Newsletter.  

 (LINK)     February 2017 Guadalupe Gardener

 

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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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 Spring Plant Sale

 

Seguin: Saturday, March 18

8am – 2pm or till sold out

It’s time to garden! Vegetables and Landscape Plants grown by Guadalupe County Master Gardeners.

Look for us on the parking lot of the Silver Center at 510 E Court, Seguin.

If its pouring rain we will try again on March 25.

 

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March Monthly Meeting

Thursday, March 16 at 7:00pm

Buzz on Bees

Presented by Gretchen Bee Ranch

           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 Programs

Programs are in Schertz or Seguin!!

All Programs are from 12-1 PM

FREE to the Public. Bring your own lunch

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Schertz Lunch & Learns

Monday, March 13, 2017

Time: 12:00-1:00pm

From Wildscapes to Formal

Landscapes, Natives Can Do Them All

 

Presented by Master Gardener Deedy Wright

Topics:   Landscape Themes and  Native Plants

 Presented at the Guadalupe County Annex Building, 1101 Elbel Road, Schertz, Texas.

Link to Map to Guadalupe County Annex

 Future Lunch and Learns in Schertz –

              05/08/17      Gail Johnson   –     Herbs

              07/10/17       Liz Romero      –     Dark and Dry Plants for Shade

              09/11/17       Deedy Wright    –    Xeriscapes

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Seguin Lunch & Learns

Monday, February 27, 2017

Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Small Gardens for Small Spaces &

A Look into the World of Container Gardening

Presented by Guadalupe County Master Gardener 

Marvin Borth

AgriLife Extension 210 E. Live Oak, Seguin, Texas

 Link to Seguin Extension Office Map 

Future Lunch and Learns in Seguin:

April 5 – Gail Johnson/Practical Fruit for the Home –  Growing fruit as part of your landscape and keeping it simple.  Sizing production to your space; family size and selecting types based on practical considerations.

June 7 – Jim Johnson/Seed Propagation for the Fall Garden

August 14 – Cindy Martin/Stump the Master Gardener –  Are you a little competitive? Like a challenge in a laidback    environment? This is a chance to review your knowledge on a wide variety of gardening topics and
collaborate with friends to “Stump the Master Gardener”

Oct. 4 – Bob Cox/Garden Photography FUNdamentals

 

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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, March 14,  – 7 PM

Native Plant Pollinators

 Presented by Dr. Don Tuff

Dr. Tuff is an entomologist who will explain how insects and other pollinators perform this important function for our native plants.

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.