The Texas A&M AgriLife® Extension Service in Fort Bend County, along with the Fort Bend County Master Gardeners, present Grow Your Own, a six-class program on creating a productive edible garden in the home landscape. Participants will learn how to start a garden, the keys to success, what to plant and when, and how to reap the benefits of year-round food production in Fort Bend County.
Please register in advance – $15 per class or $60 for the entire series if payment is made in advance of the first class on February 15. Advanced payments must be received two days prior to the start of each class to ensure enrollment confirmation.
All classes will combine indoor and outdoor lessons, and be held from 9:00 am – 11:00 am, as follows:
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Edible Garden Planning
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Warm Season Vegetables
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Vegetable Pests and Diseases
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Cool Season Vegetables
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Saturday, November 14, 2020
Class Location: Bud O’Shieles Community Center, 1330 Band Road, Rosenberg, Texas 77471
For more details about the Grow Your Own program, registration information, and class fees, please click HERE.
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