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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/.

2018 Citrus & Fruit Tasting Seminar

The Brazoria County Master Gardeners Association celebrates home orchard production with a FREE Citrus and Fruit Tasting Seminar on Saturday, December 8. Citrus expert and Texas Master Gardener Gil Livanec presents an advanced viewing of citrus and fruit, as well as blueberry varieties offered for sale in early 2019. We offer a diversity of orange, grapefruit, lemon, lime and additional citrus fruit and juices to sample. Home-made samples of orange marmalade, grapefruit glazes, fig preserve, and other treats will be available for tasting. Experts will be on hand… Read More →

2018 CITRUS & FRUIT TREE SALE

Presented by Brazoria County Master Gardener Association. 12th Annual Citrus and Fruit Tree Sale at Brazoria County Fairgrounds, 901 South Downing Street, Angleton, TX from 8 am to 12 pm on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Free admission, open to the public and plant sale prices available at the event. The Brazoria County Master Gardeners Association celebrates home orchard production with over 1,000 citrus and fruit tree varieties for sale. Citrus, both standard and dwarf habit, will include varieties of oranges, grapefruits, tangerines, satsumas, limes and lemons. Additional species… Read More →

Citrus, A Love Affair for the County

Residents of the Texas Gulf Coast have a long-standing love affair with citrus. There is a diversity of tastes, texture and colors among the different varieties of citrus that we can grow successfully in our own backyards. And fall is the season when many different varieties begin to ripen, whetting our imaginations of toasting a successful growing season with a tall glass of harvested crisp, sweet citrus juices. Organizations like our very own Brazoria County Master Gardeners will host citrus tasting events this time of year in December… Read More →

2017 CITRUS & FRUIT TASTING EVENT

Featuring Texas Master Gardener Gil Livanec, presenting over 20 outstanding citrus & fruit tree varieties for Brazoria County. With lemon, orange & grapefruit varieties, Gil will also present tasty treats such as select blackberries, blueberries, figs and more! Taste select citrus varieties grown by Brazoria County Master Gardeners. Home samples of orange marmalade, grapefruit glazes, fig preserves and other treats available for tasting! Free event.

Citrus Leaves Looking Bad: Asian Citrus Leaf Miner

There are many reasons to love gardening along the Texas Gulf Coast, one being the ability to successfully grow a variety of citrus trees in our landscape. Urban gardeners to small-scale orchard operators in Brazoria County have natural resources of temperate weather and access to full sun to entice sun-colored fragrant fruit from their trees. Citrus is a general term for fruit that includes the familiar lemon, key and persian lime, the unusual thick-skinned citron, the delectable sweet orange, easy to peel tangerine, huge pomelo, grape-sized kumquat and… Read More →