Parker County Master Gardener Association's

ANNUAL PLANT SALE

Saturday, April 8, 2017 8 a.m. - Noon

 

Native Plants and Grasses, Perennials, Vegetables, Herbs, Annuals, Roses, Shrubs...

Educational presentations on various topics.

Bring plant & gardening questions to “Ask a Master Gardener” table.

 

Texas AgriLife Extension Service Office

604 N Main Street   Weatherford, Texas

Proceeds help fund horticultural educational and community projects in Parker Co.

 

Thank you for your support!

 

These are some of our ongoing projects:

Topics include:

  • Turfgrass/ Lawn Care
  • Specialty Gardens and Topics - Rose Gardening, Shade Gardening, Vegetable Gardening
  • Butterfly Gardening
  • Deer-resistant plants
  • Fruit and Nut Production for the Home Landscape
  • Herb Gardening
  • Shade Gardening
  • Vegetable Gardening
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Wildscapes

Propagation Programs:

  • Spring Plant Propagation – greenwood, softwood, and semi-ripe cuttings (hands-on)
  • Fall Plant Propagation – semi-ripe and hardwood cuttings (hands-on)
  • Rose Care, Culture, and Propagation (PPT and hands-on)
  • Begonia Care, Culture and Propagation (PPT and hands-on)

Gardening Tips

  • Jan 1 - Trim Oak Trees +

    Trim Oak trees for the next six weeks, lower occurrence of oak wilt carrier beetle
  • Feb 14 - Prune Rose Bushes +

    Prune bush roses by half, always pruning just above buds facing away from the centers of the plants.
  • Mar. 16 - Last Avg. Killing Frost +

    Last average killing frost date is March 16th. Be sure tender plants are covered during cold nights.
  • April 1 Fertilize Lawns after Third Mowing +

    Fertilize lawns with a 4-1-2 or 3-1-2 ratio fertilizer after the third mowing. Soil test may indicate you only need
  • May 1 - Okra +

    Time to plant Okra and Peas
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