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Guadalupe Co. Master Gardener   Free!!  Free!! Free!!

That’s the price for most of the gardening classes offered by the Guadalupe County Master Gardeners!

broccoli, califlower, pepersOur 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 program which now has monthly meetings almost every month 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.  

(LINK)  August 2015 Newsletter 

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 But FirstIf you enjoy gardening you should consider taking

Master Gardener Class 27

 and becoming a Certified Master Gardener

Class 27 shovel in groundMaster Gardeners is an education sharing horticultural program.  Students commit to continuous learning and volunteer service.  Master Gardener Class 27 will include over 50 hours of classes and provide essential knowledge which you can use in your garden and yard and which you can share with other gardeners.  Classes will be on consecutive Wednesdays from 10 AM to 2:30 PM starting August 12, 2015.  Classes will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife building, 210 East Live Oak, Seguin. Cost is $190.  To learn more about the class, view the Class 27 Flyer and the Guadalupe County Master Gardener Class 27 Application by clicking on these links!

 

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 Guadalupe County Master Gardeners  

August Monthly Meeting – Thursday, August 20th

Monarchs and Milkweeds

Presented by Cathy Downsmonarch

Cathy will speak on the Monarch butterfly life cycle and habitat. 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

12-1 PM FREE to the Public. Bring your own lunch

Thursday, August 6,– “Planning and Planting a Butterfly Garden”, Judy Stanley, Guadalupe County Master Gardener, presented at the GC AgriLife Extension Office, 210 East Live Oak St. Seguin. Link to Seguin Extension Office Map

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Monday, August 10–“Planning and Planting a Butterfly Garden”, Judy Stanley, Guadalupe County Master Gardener, presented at The GVEC Community Room, 908 C  Link to GVEC Map

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Thursday, September 3,– “Drip Irrigation”, Jim Johnson, Guadalupe County Master Gardener, presented at the GC AgriLife Extension Office, 210 East Live Oak St. Seguin. Link to Seguin Extension Office Map

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Monday, September 14, –“Garden with your Vegetables and Flowers”, Peggy Jones, Guadalupe County Master Gardener, presented at The GVEC Community Room, 908 C  Link to GVEC Map

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Thursday, October 1,– “Fall Bulbs”, Deedy Wright, Guadalupe County Master Gardener, presented at the GC AgriLife Extension Office, 210 East Live Oak St. Seguin. Link to Seguin Extension Office Map

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Monday, October 12, –“Lawn Care”, Marvin Borth, Guadalupe County Master Gardener, presented at The GVEC Community Room, 908 C  Link to GVEC Map

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Native Plant Society of Texas

Guadalupe County (Schertz-Seguin) Chapter

Tuesday, September 8th, 7 PM

Landscaping for Wildlife

Meetings are held at St John’s Lutheran Church, FM 465, Marion, TX and open to the public.  For more information, directions or membership applications 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.