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   January - February 2018
Dates, times, places are subject to change; please check in advance
*Addresses of locations are below

BECOME A HILL COUNTRY MASTER GARDENER
 

Note to HCMG Master Gardeners:

Attendance at events other than Master Gardener meetings is optional; events are listed for those wishing to attend other educational offerings. Be sure to call and confirm event. We try to limit the listed events to those that would earn our members CEU's but not all will be eligible.

 

 
January 2

NPSOT

Boerne

      6:30 p.m. social followed by      

the meeting at 7:00 p.m.

Susan Sander, Naturalist, Riverside Nature Center, will present “What Birds Have Taught Me About Plants.”

Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium.

Visitors welcome

January 3

Hill Country Master Gardeners

1:00 p.m. business meeting

2:00 p.m. Member/Specialist Panel Discussion

By December 29, send questions and “problem photos” to rrbiehle@gmail.com

Kerr County TAMU AgriLife Extension Office.

HCMGs and interns.

January 6

Friends of Fredericksburg Nature Center

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Cathy Downs, Monarch Watch Conservation Specialist, will present the hands-on class “Milkweed Propagation 101,” including learning about local milkweeds.

Class size limited to 40

To register, contact Nancy Person at 210.913.2443 or nancykperson@gmail.com.

Tatsch House, Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park
 

 Free and open to the public

 

 

January 9

NPSOT Kerrville

 1:30 p.m.

Scott Whitener, Park Supt, South Llano River State Park, will present “Getting to know South Llano State Park.”

Riverside Nature Center

Visitors welcome

 

January 10

 Rose Garden Club of Medina

2:00 p.m. Debbie Hopkins, club member and avid birder for 35 years, will present Backyard Birding in Medina

Medina Community Center

Visitors welcome

 

January 16

Hunt Garden Club

10:00 a.m.

Keri Wilt, a descendant of the author of the classic Children’s book, Inside the Secret Garden, will bring 19th century Britain to 21st century Hunt through historical family links.

Hunt United Methodist Church

Visitors Welcome

 

January 16

 Kerr County Cactus & Succulent Society

 7:00 p.m.

Program to be announced

Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

 Always confirm date time and location

 Visitors welcome

 

January 23

NPSOT Fredericksburg

6:30 p.m. social, followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Hans Landel, Invasive Species Program Coordinator, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, will present “Combating Invasive Species Affecting Your Native Habitat.”

Memorial Presbyterian Church

Visitors welcome

 

February 2

Gillespie County TAMU AgriLife Extension Service

Registration 8:30 a.m.

Programs 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

AgriLife, assisted by Hill Country Master Gardeners, will present “Plantastic Mini Vegetable Gardening Seminar.”

$20 pre-register, $25 at door

See the eMinder for more details.

Contact Beth McMahon at Elizabeth.McMahon@ag.tamu.edu to register

 Gillespie County Farm Bureau Building

Open to the public

 

February 6

NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 HCMG Training

 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Class orientation and Backyard Wildlife, strategies to encourage beneficial and discourage unwanted wildlife.

Hill Country Youth Event Center

Trainees, HCMGs and interns

February 7

NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Hill Country Master Gardeners

1:00 p.m. business meeting

2:00 p.m. Dr. Jimmy Black, grower and propagator of succulents, will present “Introducing Cacti and Other Succulents into Your Landscape

Hill Country Youth Event Center

HCMGs, interns and trainees

February 8

NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 HCMG Training

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Soils of the Hill Country, Composting, Soil Amendments.

Hill Country Youth Event Center

Trainees, HCMGs and interns

 

 


Visit Texas Master Gardeners Association website for information about other MG events
 

   *Note these addresses for events listed above:

  Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library, 505 Water Street, Kerrville

  Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium, 140 City Park Road, Boerne

  Gardens at the Ridge, 13439 North Ranch Road 783, Kerrville

  Gillespie County TAMU AgriLife Extension Office, 95 Frederick Road, Fredericksburg

  Herff Farm, 33 Herff Road, Boerne

  Hill Country Youth Event Center, 3785 Highway 27, Kerrville

  Hunt United Methodist Church, 120 Merritt Road, Hunt

  Memorial Presbyterian Church, 601 North Milam Street, Fredericksburg
   Riverside Nature Center, 150 Francisco Lemos Street, Kerrville, TX  830.257.4837,
www.riversidenaturecenter.org


     
   It is advisable to call ahead to confirm events.
   For Statewide Master Gardener events visit the TMGA website

 
   

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