Landscape Success

Landscape Success flyer

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Fort Bend County, along with the Fort Bend County Master Gardeners are offering Landscape Success, a 10-class online program to help create and maintain beautiful home landscapes.

Please register in advanceIndividual class registrations are due two days prior to each class date.

CLICK HERE to Register!

Click here to download a printable flyer!


Landscape Basics
Date:          Thursday, February 17, 2022
Time:         2:00-3:30 pm
Location:   Virtual (Zoom)

Register at: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIocuqrrjksGdLxtHiYDfGXyDcqAlJJ4Kjd

An overview of home landscape basics for a home gardener.  This class will be based on Earth-Kind gardening principles and will cover the aspects of location, light, water, soil and plant compatibility.


Gardening Success Begins with Soil
Date:          Thursday, March 17, 2022
Time:         2:00-3:30 pm
Location:  Virtual (Zoom)

Register at: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpd-ygpzsqEtEMb2kFPbDVPG32YL-m6oAu

We will go deeper into the soil composition in Fort Bend County landscapes, when to test, what soil amendments if any, and what type of soil for what type of plantings.


Flowering Plants for 4 Seasons
Date:          Thursday, April 21, 2022
Time:          2:00-3:30 pm
Location:   Virtual (MS teams or Zoom)

We will discuss how to add color for each season so the home gardener will have something blooming throughout the year.  We will cover Texas Superstar Plants as well.


Using Irrigation Wisely
Date:          Thursday, May 19, 2022
Time:         2:00-3:30 pm
Location:  Virtual (MS teams or Zoom)

This class will discuss various types of irrigation methods for home landscapes; basic trouble-shooting as well as water requirements for plantings.


Managing Landscape Weeds
Date:          Thursday, June 16, 2022
Time:         2:00-3:30 pm
Location:  Virtual (MS teams or Zoom)

Weeds are a perennial problem for home landscapes.  We will learn how to identify and manage weeds in our home landscapes.


Lawn Care Basics
Date:          Thursday, July 21, 2022
Time:         2:00-3:30 pm
Location:  Virtual (MS teams or Zoom)

Turf grass comprises a substantial part of our home landscapes.  In this class, you will learn the different types of grass that are suitable for our area, and how to identify and manage problems.


Landscape Pests & Diseases
Date:          Thursday, August 18, 2022
Time:         2:00-3:30 pm
Location:  Virtual (MS teams or Zoom)

Pests are not always pests – there are beneficial insects as well.  This class will cover both the good and bad bugs, plant diseases and management.


Tree Care Basics
Date:          Thursday, September 15, 2022
Time:         2:00-3:30 pm
Location:  Virtual (MS teams or Zoom)

When is a good time to plant a tree? How to prune and take care of our trees? What tree is suitable for a specific place in our home landscapes? This class will cover these topics.


Edible Landscapes
Date:          Thursday, October 20, 2022
Time:         2:00-3:30 pm
Location:  Virtual (MS teams or Zoom)

It will be wonderful if we can feed our families from our garden produce.  This class will educate us on how to start and maintain an edible landscape in our home gardens.


Preparing for Winter
Date:          Thursday, November 17, 2022
Time:         2:00-3:30 pm
Location:  Virtual (MS teams or Zoom)

With the past few terrible winters, we all had to scramble to protect our plants.  In this class we will learn some tips and tricks to prepare before the freeze hits.

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

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