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Of Interest to Gardeners

                    Calendar of Events                                                      

  September - October 2017
Dates, times, places are subject to change; please check in advance
*Addresses of locations are below

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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.

 

 
 

September 19

Hunt Garden Club

 10:00 a.m.

Mike Harper, owner of Harper Horticultural Services, will present the program. Mike specializes in installation of drought-tolerant plants and xeriscape designs.

 Hunt United Methodist Church

 Visitors Welcome.

 

September 19

 Kerr County Cactus & Succulent Society

 7:00 p.m.

Program to be announced

Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

 Always confirm date, time, and location online in latest newsletter at http://home.windstream. net/Wildfong/KCCSS.html.

Visitors welcome.

September 26

 NPSOT Fredericksburg

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

 NPSOT will present its annual members’ forum discussion: “Native Landscaping – Learning by Doing.”

Memorial Presbyterian Church

 Visitors welcome

 

     
 

September 30

 NPSOT Native Landscape Certification Program Level 3

 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in Fredericksburg

 8:15 a.m.04:15 p.m. in Boerne

 Instructors will focus on installation and maintenance of native plants and will cover 45 native plants and five invasives not covered in Levels 1 and 2.

Snacks will be provided; bring your own lunch.

Register online at http://npsot.org/wp/nlcp.

For more information, contact Meg Inglis at nlcp@npsot.org or 512.589.1316.

 Central Texas Electric Cooperative in Fredericksburg or Cibolo Nature Center in Boerne.

 

 

October 3

NPSOT Boerne

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

Craig Hensley, Park Interpreter/Resource Specialist, Guadalupe River State Park, will speak about the unique structure of the Milkweed Flowers and introduce you to those native to the Hill Country, as well as those found around the state.

Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium.

Visitors welcome.

 

 

October 4

HCMG Hill Country Master Gardeners.

Business meeting 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

 Program 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Beth Potter Patterson, Education Coordinator for the Texas Lavender Association and former President will present a program on lavender – best varieties for various uses, maintenance, harvesting and challenges to successful growing.

Hill Country Youth Event Center

 HCMGs and Interns

 

 

 

 

 
October 10

 NPSOT Kerrville

 1:30 p.m.

Tyson Broad, Llano River Watershed Coordinator for Texas Tech, will speak about aquatic plants used in recovery planning and conservation efforts

 Riverside Nature Center. Visitors welcome

 

October 11

Rose Garden Club of Medina

2:00 p.m.

Duane Robinson, HCMG and Texas Super Star Specialist, will present “Texas Super Stars.”

Medina Community Center. Visitors welcome.

 

 

October 17

Hunt Garden Club

10:00 a.m.

 HCMG Patty Zohlen, with 10 years experience as a vermiculturist, will present “Working with Worms.”

 Hunt United Methodist Church.

 Visitors Welcome.

 

     
 

October 17

Kerr County Cactus & Succulent Society

 7:00 p.m.

 Program to be announced

Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library.

 Always confirm date, time and location online in latest newsletter at http://home.windstream.net/Wildfong/KCCSS.html

 Visitors welcome.

 

 

October 24

NPSOT Fredericksburg

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

Steve Stoutamire, Geologist and Texas Historical Steward Archeologist, will present “17,000 Years of Climate History as Recorded in Halls Cave, Kerr County."

 Memorial Presbyterian Church.

 Visitors welcome.

 


 

 

 
 

 


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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