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The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Fort Bend County, along with the Fort Bend County Master Gardeners, are offering opportunities for the people of our region to learn more about creating and maintaining beautiful low-maintenance landscapes through a six-class program in 2017. Classes from 9:00 am – 11:00 am will combine indoor and outdoor lessons that will prepare participants to garden more successfully and sustainably.

Please register prior to each class – $15 per class, $40 for three classes, $75 for six classes.
CASH OR CHECK payable to Fort Bend County Master Gardeners (or FBCMG)


Rose Selection, Care & Pruning
Date:           Saturday, February 18, 2017
Time:          9:00-11:00am; Check-in 8:30am
Location:   Extension Office
Cost:           $15.00 per participant

Learn about easy care varieties of roses for Fort Bend County and their proper planting, care and maintenance.  An outdoors rose pruning demonstration is included. Refreshments will be served
Click here to download the registration form.


Perennial Color for all Seasons
Date:           Saturday, March 18, 2017
Time:          9:00-11:00am; Check-in 8:30am
Location:   Extension Office
Cost:           $15.00 per participant

Learn how to select perennial plants that add color to each season.  Plants featured will include Earth-Kind® and Texas Superstar plants.  Class combines indoor instruction with plant identification in the Master Gardener demonstration gardens. Refreshments will be served
Click here to download the registration form.


Warm Season Vegetable Gardening
Date:           Saturday, April 8, 2017
Time:          9:00-11:00am; Check-in 8:30am
Location:   Extension Office
Cost:           $15.00 per participant

Learn about the vegetables that produce in our Southeast Texas summer heat, when to plant them and how to care for them, including pest management.  See raised-bed gardens in production in the Master Gardener demonstration gardens. Refreshments will be served.
Click here to download the registration form.


Gardening with Children
Date:           Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time:          9:00am-11:00am; Check-in: 8:30am
Location:   Extension Office
Cost:           $15.00 per participant

Learn about activities that you can do at home and in the home garden with children to get them outdoors and involved in gardening. Refreshments will be served.
Click here to download the registration form.


Shade Gardening
Date:           Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time:          9:00am-11:00am; Check-in 8:30am
Location:   Extension Office
Cost:          $15.00 per participant

Learn about the plants that thrive in the shade, either under large shade trees or in a shady corner, and how to brighten up a gloomy area in your garden. Refreshments will be served.
Click here to download the registration form.


Fruit Trees in Fort Bend County
Date:           Saturday, July 15, 2017
Time:          9:00-11:00am; Check-in 8:30am
Location:   Extension Office
Cost:           $15.00 per participant

Learn about the fruiting trees that are recommended for Fort Bend County and how to maintain them.  See fruit trees in the landscape in the Master Gardeners demonstration gardens. Refreshments will be served.
Click here to download the registration form.

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