Category Archives: Gardening Resources

Area Garden News for Jan 3rd

The Precinct 2 Master Gardeners’ first spring lecture will be Thursday, January 19 (not the 12th), on Soils and Compost at Freeman Library from 6:30 to 8:30PM. January 28 – Fruit Tree Sale – Pasadena Fairgrounds. February 16 class on Spring Vegetable Gardening at Freeman. On Saturday, Feb. 18 the Master Gardeners will have a fruit tree sale at the Genoa Friendship garden.

For more info about the 2017 Green Thumb lecture series, visit the Harris County Master Gardeners site.



Our next BAUUC garden workday will also be on Saturday, Feb. 18. Come out and join us as we start preparations for Spring beds. Visit us at or contact Nathan:



Upcoming Green Thumb Lectures in Clear Lake Area

Hi Everyone,

Did you know that the Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners host a series of lectures about garden topics right here in the Clear Lake Area? These FREE lectures are held at the Freeman Branch Library every 3rd Thursday of the month. The Freeman Library is located here: 16616 Diana Lane • Houston, TX 77062  (see map)

Here is the upcoming 2016 Schedule:

  • January 21 – Soils and Compost
  • February 18 – Spring Vegetable Gardening
  • March 17 – Raised Beds and Low-Volume Irrigation
  • April 21 – Herbs – Growing and Using
  • May 19 – Plants of the Bible
  • June 16 – Propagation and Seed Saving
  • July 21 – Fall Vegetables
  • August 18 – Container Gardening
  • September 15 – Decorate Your Garden
  • October 20 – Fruit Trees, Planting and Care

Space is limited so registration is recommended. Please Call 281.855.5600.

For additional information about their other events, plant sales and open gardens, please visit the Harris County Master Gardeners website.