The Williamson County AgriLife Extension Office and Williamson County Master Gardeners are offering a year of Green Thumb gardening and landscaping classes this year!
|Basic Garden Maintenance|
February 6, 2019
March 19, 2019
April 23, 2019
The Good, The Bad, and The Beautiful:
Speaker, Walt Black will discuss good and bad bug identification, traits, advantages and control of them. He’ll also cover integrated pest management (IPM), the Monarch butterfly lifecycle, and butterfly gardens.
May 14, 2019
Irrigation: The Key to Successful Gardening
Topics include design, installation, maintenance and repair. Speaker Walt Black will concentrate on garden irrigation, not lawn. Lots of demonstrations and how-to pictures!
June 6, 2019
Topics covered in this presentation will include (1) oak wilt prevention and treatment, (2) pruning, planting, and diseases in fruit, nut, and landscape trees, and (3) basic tree biology
July 9, 2019
Fall Vegetable Gardening
Hear about preparing your fall garden beds, mulch, winter protection, which seeds to start indoors and which to sow directly into the soil.
August 13, 2019
Bulbs and Their Relatives
Topics include definition of bulbs, corms, rhizomes, tubers, and tuberous roots; also proper planting, propagation, fertilization, and pruning.
September 10, 2019
Master Gardener Brenda McIndoo will present about shrub pruning, planting, care, and selection.
October 8, 2019
Tree Selection, Planting, and Pruning
Topics include the selection of trees for Central Texas, proper planting, pruning, fertilization, and watering.
November 7, 2019
December 10, 2019