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Guadalupe County

Master Gardener Class 30

The Guadalupe County AgriLife Extension Service and Guadalupe County Master Gardeners will conduct a 50+ hour training class from August 8 through December 5, 2017.  Classes will be conducted at the Extension Office, 210 East Live Oak, Seguin, Texas on Tuesday afternoons from 12:45 to 4:45 p.m.  Cost is $190.  The application deadline is July 31, 2017. 

See “Class 2017” Tab above for more information.

For more information contact Kay McElveen, Class 30 Coordinator, at (830) 401-4420 (Home), (479) 790-2933 (Cell) or hkaymcelveen@gmail.com

Link to Class 30 Application:  Application GCMG Class 30

 

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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 

May Guadalupe Gardener Newsletter.  

 (LINK)    May 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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May Monthly Meeting

Thursday, May 18th at 7:00pm

We will be showing the movie

 

‘Seeds- The Untold Story’

 

This is an amazing story of how seeds are being saved all over the world. Our plant diversity is being lost to the biotech industry and you will meet some remarkable people who are leading the way to keep that from happening!! Since it will run a little longer than our regular meeting would, we will have a very shortened business meeting.

 

 Everyone is welcome. Free.

 

Monthly meetings start with a Social at 6:15, 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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Special Presentation in Marion!!

11 AM – Noon, Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Small Gardens for Small Spaces:

A look into the world of Container Gardening

 Presented by Guadalupe County Master Gardener

Marvin Borth

Marion Community Library, 500 Bulldog Lane, Marion, Texas

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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, July 10, 2017

Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Dark and Dry –

Plants for Shade

Presented by Master Gardener

 Liz Romero

 

 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 –

             09/11/17       Deedy Wright    –    Xeriscapes

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Seguin Lunch & Learns

 

Wednesday, May 24th  2017

Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Practical Fruit Growing

for the Home Gardener

Keeping it simple; selecting the right varieties

Presented by Guadalupe County Master Gardener 

Gail Johnson

 Free. Everyone is welcome.

 

Wednesday, June 7th  2017

Time: 12:00-1:00pm

The Fall Garden

 

Presented by Guadalupe County Master Gardener 

Jim Johnson

 Free. Everyone is welcome.

AgriLife Extension 210 E. Live Oak, Seguin, Texas

 Link to Seguin Extension Office Map 

Future Lunch and Learns in Seguin:

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, June 13,  – 7 PM

 

A Walk in Warbler Woods

 

Presented by owners Susan And Don Schaezler

Susan and Don will provide a picture tour of their bird and wildlife refuge and preserve.  A private property open to the public, Warbler Woods has a variety of ecological habitats which they maintain to support native flora and fauna.

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.