Register early to reserve your seat for The Summer Night Seminar series at Enchanted Gardens presented by the Fort Bend Texas A&M Agriife Extension in coordination with the Fort Bend County Master Gardeners. Enchanted Gardens located at 6420 FM 359, Richmond, TX 77406 is hosting the series.
Each of these fun, fundraising seminars will be 2 hours long and filled with fun, food & drinks, and opportunities to learn something new, while gathering together (but not too close) in a safe outdoor environment. All proceeds from this series benefit the Mustard Seed Farm and Market. Tickets can be purchased at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/
Date: June 11, 2020 @ 6-8PM
Our speaker will be discussing tips for growing great peppers, tomatoes, and herbs for both spring and fall gardens. We will have a salsa tasting and a tomato contest (bring your best home-grown tomatoes to enter for prizes). Mexican food small bites will be served along with some Salsa dancing and great music to get you moving! Local business Bob’s Taco Station will be supplying their amazing salsa, and we’re bringing in a margarita machine to cool your taste buds!
THE ROMANCE OF GRAPES
Date: June 25, 2020 @ 6-8PM
The great folks at AgriLife Extension are bringing in Gulf Coast Viticulture Specialist Fran Pontasch to discuss the differences between wine grapes, table grapes, and muscadine grapes. This seminar will be in the format of three 30-minute sessions. Each session will discuss just how to grow and use each specific kind of grape, and will be paired with a complimentary wine tasting for you to enjoy while learning. The new Messina Hof Winery (coming soon!) in Harvest Green will be supplying the wine for the evening and we can’t wait to sample them all!
YOU GIVE ME BUTTERFLIES (AND BINGO…AND BEER)
July 16, 2020 @ 6-8PM
This seminar is in honor of Mustard Seed and the #milkweedmovement – we will cover everything you need to know about Monarchs, butterfly gardening, and growing milkweed. Director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center, Erin Mills, will be our guest speaker and bingo caller. This seminar will be in the form of a Butterfly Bingo game for prizes while featuring lots of great factual information. We will also be serving beer flights from a local brewery.
FARM_TO_TABLE @ HOME- MY BACKYARD ORCHARD
Date: August 6, 2020 @ 6-8PM
This seminar will be in the style of a casual farm-to-table small-bites dinner. There will be 5 courses led by Tim Hartmann, Earth-Kind® Landscape Program Specialist, discussing how to grow your own Olive Tree, Figs, Citrus, Pears, and Berries. Each course will be paired with an appetizer tasting menu featuring the fruit being discussed. Come hungry for tasty food and knowledge.
We hope you’ll help us spread the word and look forward to enjoying the summer with you!