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Announcing:

2018 Master Gardener Class 31

July 31 – November 27, 2018

Tuesday afternoons from 12:45 to 4:45 p.m.

Guadalupe County Extension Office

210 East Live Oak, Seguin, Texas

Cost is $190, Application Deadline July 1, 2018

 

For more information and link to application, select Class 31 tab in main menu above!

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May Membership Meeting

Palm Trees and Cycads

for the Central Texas Garden

Presented by Jerry McNulty

Thursday May 17, 2018

7 – 8 pm

Jerry is a Guadalupe County Master Gardener, with vast experience growing palm nut over the last 20 years he has germinated more than 40 different varieties of palms and cycads from seed. He has worked as a landscaper specializing in tropical landscapes and currently is the process of starting a wholesale, container grown palm nursery. 

Free. Everyone is welcome.

Where: AgriLife Extension Service, 210 East Live Oak St., Seguin, TX

Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and Master Gardeners provide equal opportunities in their programs and employment to all persons, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas cooperating.

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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 Seguin, Marion 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 2018 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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Future LUNCH & LEARN Programs

Programs are in Schertz, Marion and Seguin !!

All Programs are from 12-1 PM

FREE to the Public. Bring your own lunch

Programs Listed Below by Site

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 Schertz Lunch & Learns

Monday, July 16, 2018

Composting/Vermi Composting

for Indoor or Backyards

Presented by Peter Hernandez

Master Gardener

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

Link to Map to Guadalupe County Annex

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Micro Greens for Soups, Salads, 

Sandwiches, Smoothies, etc.

Presented by Jerry McNulty

Master Gardener

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

Link to Map to Guadalupe County Annex

 

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 Seguin Lunch & Learns

 

Wednesday, June 6, 2018  Noon – 1PM

Fall Vegetable Gardening

Presented by Jim Johnson

Guadalupe County Master Gardener

 Free. Everyone is welcome.

AgriLife Extension 210 E. Live Oak, Seguin, Texas

 Link to Seguin Extension Office Map 

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Thursday, June 28, 2018  Noon – 1PM

Tips on Improving Smart Phone Photos 

Presented by Marvin “T” Taylor

Guadalupe County Master Gardener

 Free. Everyone is welcome.

AgriLife Extension 210 E. Live Oak, Seguin, Texas

 Link to Seguin Extension Office Map 

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Monday, October 15, 2018  Noon – 1PM

Propagation

Presented by Kay McElveen

Guadalupe County Master Gardener

 Free. Everyone is welcome.

AgriLife Extension 210 E. Live Oak, Seguin, Texas

 Link to Seguin Extension Office Map 

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Friday, November 9, 2018  Noon – 1PM

Greenhouse Management

Presented by Kay McElveen

Guadalupe County Master Gardener

 Free. Everyone is welcome.

AgriLife Extension 210 E. Live Oak, Seguin, Texas

 Link to Seguin Extension Office Map 

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 Marion Lunch & Learns

 

Wednesday May 16, 2018

12–1pm

Daylilies

Presented by Pat Schultze

Free. Everyone is welcome.

 

Where: Marion Community Library, 500 Bulldog Lane, Marion, Texas 78124

Link to Flyer on this Progam:  May 16, 2018 Lunch and Learn_May Daylilies

 

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Monday, August 20, 2018

12–1pm

Growing Roses

Presented by Peggy Jones

Guadalupe County Master Gardner

Free. Everyone is welcome.

 

Where: Marion Community Library, 500 Bulldog Lane, Marion, Texas 78124

 

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Please “like” the Guadalupe County Master Gardening Group on Face Book.  This page is open to the public and we often get plant questions from people with problem trees/flowers/grass, etc.  We need help from Master Gardeners like you!  You may also want to show off your gardening successes.  Here’s the link:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/148498042257252/

 

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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, May 8, 2018 – 7 PM

Planting a Butterfly Garden

A Little Space Goes A Long Way

Presented by April Rippel

Learn to plan and set goals for your garden using Texas native plants to attract, support and preserve Texas butterflies.

April Rippel is a Guadalupe County Master Gardner who maintains her own butterfly and pollinator garden in a local suburban neighborhood.

Meetings are held at St John’s Lutheran Church, FM 465, Marion, TX and open to the public.  The 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.

 Contact Us!

Got a question about the Master Gardener Program or a gardening question? 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.