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  Announcing!!

 2016 Master Gardener Class

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 GCMG Class 28

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Free!!  Free!! Free!!

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

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 May Guadalupe Gardener Newsletter.  

(LINK)   May 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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Guadalupe County Master Gardeners

May Monthly Meeting

Thursday, May 19th

 

Texas Cacti

 

Presented by Brian and Shirley Loflin

 

Authors of the Texas nature guide “Texas Cacti”, the Loflins will share their wealth of knowledge about local and west Texas cacti, their variety, characteristics and uses.

 

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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“Earth Day” Plant Sale!!

Guadalupe County Master Gardeners will conduct a vegetable and landscape plant sale on

Saturday, April 30th from 10 AM until 2 PM. 

The Plant Sale will be part of the Seguin (Texas) Earth Day Activities held

“On The Square” in Seguin, 100 South Austin Street

 

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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, May 9th, 2016 Daylilies” in Schertz

Presented by Master Gardeners Cindy Martin and Pat Schultze.  Find out about buying, storing, propagating and planting Daylilies.   Presented at The GVEC Community Room, 908 Curtis Avenue, Schertz.  Link to GVEC Map

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Recent Guadalupe County Projects

LaVernia Elementary Garden Classes

LaVernia Elementary Garden Classes

 

Community Garden Craft Booths

Guadalupe County Community Garden Crafts and Cooking Day

November Fundraising Rummage Sale

November Fundraising Rummage Sale

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, May 10, 2016 – 7 PM

 

Gardening for Birds

 

Ms. Scott is a freelance writer, photographer, speaker, and blogger on gardening and travel subjects. She is a graduate of the University of Houston, and lives in the Texas Hill Country.

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.