Fort Bend County Master GardenersTrained volunteers assisting Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in educating the community using research-based horticultural information.
Improving the quality of life through horticulture education.
From the USDA (updated info):
There have been nationwide reports of people receiving unordered seeds from China. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) urges anyone who receives an unsolicited package of seeds to mail those seeds to the location location in your state that is closest to your residence.
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.
CLASSES ARE REOPENING ONLINE.
Please register in advance – $15 per class. Advanced payments must be received two days prior to the start of each class to ensure enrollment confirmation. Once confirmed, you will receive a link allowing you to attend the online class.
All classes will combine indoor and outdoor lessons, and be held from 9:00 am – 10:30 am, as follows:
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Edible Garden Planning
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Seasonal Garden Transition
Saturday, August 29, 2020
Vegetable Pests and Diseases
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Cool Season Vegetables
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Saturday, November 14, 2020
Class Location: ONLINE
For more details about the Grow Your Own program, registration information, and class fees, please click HERE.
Did you know the best time to water your landscape is early in the morning before 10 a.m. (best), or late in the evening after 6 p.m.? If you water during the heat of the day, some of your water is lost to evaporation. Learn more.