gardening

Beautiful Garden, Little Water

In Houston, we understand hot and dry.  Since this drought began, it seems the weather is always hot and dry.  We've learned to live with it, but what about our lawns?  Harris County Master Gardeners has a solution for that!  Join us this Saturday for our Green Thumb Gardening Series as we discuss water star gardens.  Learn which plants conserve water and how to water for maximum benefit.  Lets keep our lawns and gardens green throughout the hot month of August and longer as we head into the fall.

Earth-Kind Gardening

GardeningIf you haven't heard of Earth-Kind Gardening, you're in for a treat this Thursday (8/14) at 11:00am.  The Katy Library Gardening Club welcomes Master Gardener Jane to our monthly meeting where she'll teach us about gardening the earth-friendly way.

Grow Your Own Vegetables

Food is getting more and more expensive.  Learn to grow your own at the Maud Marks Library.  On Saturday at 10 AM the Harris County Master Gardeners will be here to continue their Green Thumb Gardening Series with a presentation on fall vegetable gardening.  Learn everything you need to know to grow beautiful, healthy, and yummy vegetable right in your backyard!  Grow what you need for a salad or just the vegetables for your gourmet dinner.

Saving Seeds from your Garden

Dandelion seedLearn how to harvest seeds from your garden plants with a Master Gardener next Thursday, 7/10, at 11:00am.  The library's garden club meets at this time the 2nd Thursday of every month.  After the lesson, browse through the seed exchange library to see what you might like to try out.  Or bring in extra seed you don't want to keep.

Share Your Gardening Tips - Or Learn a New One

FlowersThis month's Gardening Club meets next Thursday, 6/12, at 11:00am at the library.  For the June meeting, come with a tip or two that you've picked up over the years to make your garden a success.  And bring your notebook to help you remember the tips you pick up from others.  

Learn Gardening Basics

GardeningDo you want to start a garden but don’t know where to start? Bring your questions and begin your gardening journey at one of our two Gardening Basics programs this month! Come either Friday, April 25th at 1:30 PM or Wednesday, April 30th at 6:00 PM and have your gardening questions answered!                                 
 

Irrigating Your Lawn or Garden

Our Green Thumb Master Gardening Series continues this Saturday, March 15th, with a program on Irrigation.  Learn all about techniques and materials used in creating your own lawn/ garden watering system.  This free program begins at 10 a.m. in the meeting room and is presented by the Harris County Master Gardeners Association and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.  You can register online here or call to register 281-492-8592.

 

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Green Thumb Gardening Announcement

Did you come to our canceled Green Thumb Gardening presentation on soils and composting by the Master Gardeners of Harris County?  We apologize for the last minute cancelation.  But, good news!  This class has been rescheduled for THIS Saturday, January 25 at 9 AM.  Please show up just before this time and someone will let you in.  Everyone interested in our new Green Thumb Gardening series should show up for this important presentation. 

Again, we apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see you on Saturday.

What's YOUR New Year's Resolution

OK, so what was your New Year's Resolution this year?  What ever it is, Maud Marks can help you reach your goal.  Was it to spruce up your lawn and garden?  Join us for our new gardening series on the third Saturday of every month at 10 AM.  On January 18, we'll be discussing Houston soils and composting. 

Did you want to learn to use a computer or the new device your relative insisted on giving you for Christmas?  We have an e-book class coming up on Thursday, January 9 at 10 AM and other computer classes all through the month.

Did you want to try your hand at something new and crafty?  You might be interested in our DIY craft series.  January 8 at 2 PM we will be making 3D snowflakes.

Did you want to track your ancestors and find out more about your past?  Bear Creek Genealogy Society will be here on January 18 at 2 PM to show you how it's done.

Kingwood Garden Center presents "Texas Gardening 101"

GardeningGardening in the gulf coast region can be a nuisance but it doesn't have to be. On Monday, July 15th, Kingwood Garden Center will present tips on Texas Gardening in the 1st Floor Meeting Room at 6:30 PM. Learn about best practices for each season.

While you're at the library, be sure to browse our enormous collection of gardening books on the 2nd Floor.

For more information, please call 281-360-6804 or visit 4400 Bens View Lane.

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