Grow Your Own

Grow Your Own

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Fort Bend County, along with the Fort Bend County Master Gardeners, present a six-class program on creating a productive edible garden in the home landscape.  Participants will learn how to start a garden, the keys to success, what to plant and when, and how to reap the benefits of year-round food production in Fort Bend County.

Please register in advance!! 

***At this time, classes are in-person.***

Click here to download a printable flyer!

 


Fruit Trees
Date:          Saturday, January 20, 2024
Time:         9:00-10:30 am
Location: 1330 Band Road, Rosenberg, TX 77471

Please register early by completing the form here. Class FULL!!!!

Learn about fruit trees, including semi-tropical, which are suitable for and thrive in Fort Bend County.  Topics covered will include when and how to plant the trees, common problems and their resolutions.


Creating Healthy Garden Soil

Date:          Saturday, February 17, 2024
Time:         9:00-10:30 am
Location:  1330 Band Road, Rosenberg, TX 77471

 

Learn the basics on how to “supercharge” your soil, helping you minimize environmental, pest, and disease pressure on plants and to maximize your harvest yields. Topics include soil structure, testing and analysis, and a multitude of ways to enrich your garden soil.


Warm Season Vegetables & Herbs
Date:          Saturday, March 23, 2024
Time:         9:00-10:30 am
Location:  1330 Band Road, Rosenberg, TX 77471

Please register early by completing the form HERE.

Learn how to plan and maintain your spring and summer garden and how to select vegetables that do well in Fort Bend County.  Growing vegetables in containers or small spaces will be covered, as well as the basics of drip and sprinkler system irrigation methods.


Vegetable Pest and Disease Management
Date:          Saturday, April 20, 2024
Time:         9:00-10:30 am
Location:   1330 Band Road, Rosenberg, TX 77471

Please register early by completing the form HERE. This link will be available March 1st.

Learn how to identify and manage common vegetable garden pests and diseases using integrated pest management techniques.  Weather permitting, a visit to the FBMG Vegetable Garden is planned to scout for beneficial insects and evidence of pests and disease.


Growing Plants from Seeds/Cuttings

Date:          Saturday, May 4, 2024
Time:         9:00-10:30 am
Location: 1330 Band Road, Rosenberg, TX 77471

Please register early by completing the form HERE. This link will be available March 1st.

Growing your own plants from cutting, division, and seeds.


Cool Season Vegetables & Herbs
Date:          Saturday, August 3, 2024
Time:         9:00-10:30 am
Location: 1330 Band Road, Rosenberg, TX 77471

Please register early by completing the form HERE. This link will be available March 1st.

Should you sow seeds or buy transplants?  How about herbs?  Learn about choosing the right vegetables for fall and early winter.

For questions and information, contact:
Brandy Rader at 281-342-3034 or brandy.rader@ag.tamu.edu

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