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Master Gardeners to offer ‘Chats in the Garden’ series

By JON GERSBACH
Extension Agent

I nterested in improving your gardening skills? Want to learn more about growing different aspects of horticulture crops? Then the “Chats in the Garden” are for you.

The Little River Basin Master Gardener Association will be conducting monthly “Chats in the Garden” free of charge for the public to learn about gardening basics for a variety of different topics.

On Saturday, March 19 at the Community Triangle Demonstration Garden in Cameron, members will be discussing Roses and their care. Anyone interested in improving the look and vitality of your roses, please make plans to attend. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. and last approximately one hour. Please bring your own chair.

In coming months, “Chats in the Garden” topics will be:

• April 16, 10 a.m., Milam County Youth Exposition Building in Cameron, plant selection;

• May 21, 10 a.m., Rockdale Butterfly Garden in Rockdale, planting to attract butterflies; • June 18, 10 a.m., Community Triangle Demonstration Garden in Cameron, herb gardening;

• July 16, 10 a.m., Community Triangle Demonstration Garden in Cameron, turfgrass management.

If you have questions regarding these upcoming educational activities, please contact the Milam County Extension Office at 254-697-7045.


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