Tag Archives: horticulture

Plant Green Beans for a Fall Harvest

Plant Green Beans for a Fall Harvest Stephen Brueggerhoff, CEA – Horticulture; Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 8/16/2021 Preparing green beans is just one part of my childhood gardening experience, a seasonal ritual at my grandmother’s house whenever we would visit in mid-spring and in the fall. Harvest appeared to be plentiful, preparation was necessary, and this was one tried and true activity that mamaw could use to keep me, my brother and my sisters corralled and contributing to the family meal. We are fast approaching our fall… Read More →

Tomato Celebration – Open Garden Days

Come out to our gardens and celebrate beautiful and delicious TOMATOES!!  June 12 2021 There will be 10 varieties of tomatoes on hand for produce judging, as well as tomato tasting! Demonstrations will include Growing Tomatoes and Canning Tomatoes Programs will include tours of the Garden Center Brazoria Environmental Education Station (BEES), 585 CR 443 (Hospital Dr.), Angleton Please pre-register for this FREE program. Go to https://tinyurl.com/2rrjpz3b Program registration allows us to deliver a quality program, as well as create an environment to maintain social distancing and follow… Read More →

Lawn Care & Maintenance

Explore annual care maintenance calendar for a healthy lawn, including fertilizer, mowing and water schedule.  This is an ONLINE FACEBOOK LIVE event.  Go to www.facebook.com/brazoriacountyextension/to view this FREE program. This program is sponsored by Keep Angleton Beautiful and Angleton Parks & Recreaton Department and Brazoria County AgriLife Extension

Herbs / Open Garden Days

The Brazoria County Master Gardeners will host Open Garden Days: Herbs with Horticulture Agent Stephen Brueggerhoff. This is a FREE Facebook LIVE event at www.facebook.com/brazoriacountyextensin/ This is a three part program: 10:00 a.m. – Herb Garden Design 11:00 a.m. – Basil Bounty 12:00 noon – Cooking with Herbs.  

Gardening on the Gulf Coast – Xeriscape Gardening

Gardening on the Gulf Coast Lecture Series: Xeriscape Gardening with Agent Kevin Gibbs, starting at 10 am. Sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Southeast Region. Learn about plants that perform well under drought condition and use less water. This is a presentation via MS TEAMS. FREE with registration,   CLICK HERE  : www.eventbrite.com/e/gardening-on-the-gulf-coast-tickets-137506051301  

Time to Prune Woody Ornamentals

Time to Prune Woody Ornamentals Stephen Brueggerhoff, CEA – Horticulture; Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 2/02/2021 While winter is viewed as a season of contemplation, there are still pruning maintenance tasks for woody ornamental plants we can accomplish at this time of year. Pruning is a landscaping activity that benefits and promotes healthy growth. The reasons we prune plants are to train, maintain, improve flower and vegetative quality, and restrict growth. One goal is to create and maintain the basic plant architecture using sustainable methods. Pruning during late… Read More →

Gardening on the Gulf Coast Lectures: House Plant Maintenance

Gardening on the Gulf Coast Lecture Series: House Plant Maintenance and Identification with Horticulture Agent Paul Winski, starting at 10am. Sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Southeast Region. Explore house plants you can successfully use for indoor gardening, and expert tips for growing them. This is a presentation via MS TEAMS.  FREE with registration, registration info coming soon!

Gardening on the Gulf Coast Lectures: Growing Great Transplants

Gardening on the Gulf Coast Lecture Series: Growing Great Transplants with Horticulture Agent Skip Richter, starting at 10am. Sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Southeast Region. Know and grow great transplants for your home garden. This is a presentation via MS TEAMS.  FREE with registration. When you select your tickets, be sure to pick a ticket for each event you would like to attend and note the day your topic is being discussed. You will receive an email about the events you are interested in. Registrants will receive… Read More →

Gardening on the Gulf Coast Lecture Series: Horticulture Myths

Gardening on the Gulf Coast Lecture Series: Horticulture Myths and Mystics with Horticulture Agent Stephen Brueggerhoff, starting at 10am. Sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Southeast Region. Get to know facts versus myth-information and debunk 10 gardening myths to improve your horticultural skills. This is a presentation via MS TEAMS.  FREE with registration. To register for this FREE virtual presentation CLICK HERE. 

FREEZE AND FROST

Protecting Plants During a Freeze Stephen Brueggerhoff, CEA – Horticulture; Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 12/08/2020 December’s cool weather is always welcome like an old friend that briefly visits for a few months, reminding that we have thick layers of fabric in reserve to ward off the bite of frost or sustained freezes from less-than fair weather guests. Understanding types of cool weather events is key to properly dressing up our plants in just the right fashion for adequate protection. I have adapted an article written by AgriLife… Read More →