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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 September Guadalupe Gardener Newsletter.  

(LINK)  September 2015 Newsletter 

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 Guadalupe County Master Gardeners  

September  Monthly Meeting

Thursday, September 17th

Bog Plants and Gardening

Presented by Keith Amelung monarch

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, September 3,– “Drip Irrigation”, Jim Johnson, Guadalupe County Master Gardener.  Topics: Drip Irrigation in your Landscape, how to install an easy and inexpensive drip irrigation system and ways to save you money and make watering easier and more efficient.  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, –“Companion Planting in the Landscape and Vegetable Garden”, Peggy Jones, Guadalupe County Master Gardener.  Topics:  Plan your gardens to take advantage of natural friendships between plants; learn what plants enhance the growth and quality of each other; and, plants that attract beneficial insects or repel them.  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. Topics: The best fall bulbs to plant in Guadalupe County; how to plant fall bulbs; and, caring for your bulbs. 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.  Topics:  Turf Grass Types, Proper Maintenance, Fertilization, Weeds and Pest Control.  Link to GVEC Map

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Master Gardener Propagation Workshop

(for Guadalupe Co. Master Gardeners Only)

 9 AM to Noon?  Saturday, October 3, 2015

Guadalupe Co. Extension Building

GCMG Propagation Specialists will demonstrate the techniques you want to review! Division, Layering, Planting Seed and Cuttings, and the all-important care of potted plants!

Propagation training is offered to help members prepare plants for sale at our 2016 “Earth Day” plant sale on Saturday, April 23, 2016. Propagation supplies and plant material will be available for Master Gardeners. Participants will leave with potted plants or planted seeds to grow for the sale. Members are encouraged to bring plant material for propagation and “gently used” pots for planting. Some pots and material will be provided by GCMG for propagation of plants for the 2016 plant sale.

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Native Plant Society of Texas

Guadalupe County (Schertz-Seguin) Chapter

Tuesday, September 8th, 7 PM

 Inviting All Birds and Butterflies

Want to attract an exciting variety of birds, butterflies, frogs, and lizards to your yard? Meredith O’Reilly can help. She will emphasize using drought-loving, low-maintenance, beautiful native plants in your landscape to provide the critical elements of habitat (food, shelter and water) that will welcome all species of guests. Meredith is a Travis County A&M AgriLife Youth Gardening Specialist for 4-H CAPITAL, a Texas Master Naturalist, and NWF Habitat Steward Host.

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.