Tag Archives: Brazoria County Master Gardeners

Keep Pearland Beautiful lecture: Backyard Citrus

Attend a FREE lecture, sponsored by Keep Pearland Beautiful, Brazoria County Master Gardeners and City of Pearland Backyard Citrus, presented by Gil Livanec. Discover growing tips and outstanding citrus varieties for your home garden. This lecture is scheduled from 7pm to 8pm at the Delores Fenwick Nature Center in Pearland. Light refreshments before the lecture, so come as early as 6:30pm. For more information, browse online: http://keeppearlandbeautiful.org/.

Keep Pearland Beautiful lecture: Becoming a Master Gardener

Attend a FREE lecture, sponsored by Keep Pearland Beautiful, Brazoria County Master Gardeners and City of Pearland Becoming a Master Gardener, presented by Brazoria County Master Gardeners. Learn how to become a volunteer that makes a positive difference in our community through gardening. This lecture is scheduled from 7pm to 8pm at the Delores Fenwick Nature Center in Pearland. Light refreshments before the lecture, so come as early as 6:30pm. For more information, browse online: http://keeppearlandbeautiful.org/.

Roses at Open Garden Days

Attend a FREE program at our garden center, 583 Hospital Dr, Angleton Sponsored by Brazoria County Master Gardeners and Brazoria County AgriLife Extension Horticulture; in thanks to presenter sponsor Houston Rose Society Roses at Open Garden Days invites you to explore rose culture in Brazoria County and enhance your garden. Schedule: Lecture ‘Old Garden Roses’ by Houston Rose Society’s Gaye Hammond; starts at 10:30 am. Light refreshments will be served before the lecture Concurrent garden demo’s start at 9:30 and repeat 11:30 am, and include: Pass-along Props: Rose… Read More →

Fall into Rose Pruning

The end of summer is a great time to enjoy roses in the garden. Brazoria County Master Gardeners are celebrate rose culture during Open Garden Days at our demonstration garden, Brazoria Environmental Education Station we affectionately call BEES, 583 Hospital Drive in Angleton. We offer presentationa on old garden roses, give demos on proper rose planting, tips for taking cuttings and how to maintain and water your rose garden. Don’t forget to browse on our events portion of our webpage for the opportunity to check out our gardens,… Read More →

Keep Pearland Beautiful lecture: Community Gardens

Keep Pearland Beautiful lecture: Prairie Gardens

Keep Pearland Beautiful lecture: Fruit Trees

Tomato Celebration at Open Garden Days

2019 Citrus and Fruit Tree Sale

Click here to review the fruit and citrus tree’s available at the sale. Availability of some varieties is subject to change the day of the event.  

Persimmon for a Fruitful Winter

I am a recent convert to the delicious taste of persimmon. We have a tree at Extension’s Brazoria Environmental Education Station (BEES) orchard in Angleton that produced fruit with a sweet and almost jelly-like flesh that was outstanding in taste and texture. I invite you to consider persimmon for your home orchard. While native varieties such as the American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) can be cultivated, varieties of Japanese persimmon (Diospyros kaki), sometimes called Oriental persimmon or Kaki, are often used in space constricted urban orchards. These fruiting members… Read More →