Gardening events in the Houston area

Poolside Containers and Ideas: 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com.

Landscape Design and Maintenance Made Easy: with extension horticulturist Skip Richter. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com.

Southside Place Community Garden Party: 4:30-8:30 p.m. Family-friendly fundraiser with food and music, silent auction, ladybug release; southsideplacecommunitygarden.org. $20 adults, kids’ admission free.

Harris County Master Gardeners Open Garden Day and Herbs Seminar: 9-11:30 a.m. at Texas AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek Drive; 281-855-5600, hcmga.tamu.edu.

Beneficials in the Garden: with Galveston County extension agent William M. Johnson. 6:30-8 p.m. at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, email reservations to galvcountymgs@gmail.com, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston.

Heritage Gardeners Spring 2017 Garden Tour, Flower and Horticulture Show: show 1-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 29-30 at the Marie Workman Garden Center and Briscoe Gardens, 112 W. Spreading Oaks, Friendswood.

Fairy Garden Seminar: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; and at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com. $10 plus materials.

Spring Fling – A Sip and Stroll Garden Event: sponsored by the Garden Oaks Beautification Fundraisers. 4-6:30 p.m. along the 1300 block of Sue Barnett. $40 adults, $5 children 3 years and older; tickets at tinyurl.2017springflingtickets.

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Vertical Gardens Made Easy – and Affordable: with Steven Chamblee. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com.

Registration deadline for The Herb Society of America, South Texas Unit’s 34th annual Herb Day: registration deadline for April 22 event “Celebrating the Beauty of Earth Day With Herbs.” $45 includes four speakers, box lunch and marketplace in Houston Museum District.

Rain Water Harvesting: with Master Gardeners Odie and Marie Asscherick.

Master Gardeners, Master Naturalists, and Rain Water Harvesting Specialists.

Gulf Coast Fruit Study Group program. 6:30-8 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek Drive; 281-855-5600, hcmga.tamu.edu.

Native Plant Society of Texas-Houston Chapter meeting. 6:45-8 p.m. in the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion in McGovern Centennial Gardens, 1500 Hermann Drive; npsot.org/houston.

Poolside Containers and Ideas: 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com.

Landscape Design and Maintenance Made Easy: with extension horticulturist Skip Richter. 10 a.m. at Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com.

Harris County Master Gardeners Open Garden Day and Herbs Seminar: 9-11:30 a.m. at Texas AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek Drive; 281-855-5600, hcmga.tamu.edu.

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Introduction to Native Landscapes – Native Landscaping Certification Program Level 1 Class: sponsored by the Native Plant Society of Texas. 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at the Armand Bayou Nature Center, 8500 Bay Area Blvd., Pasadena; npsot.org/wp/houston. $37.

Herb Festival at the Wynne Home: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sponsored by the Texas Thyme Unit, Herb Society of America.

Garden and herbal vendors, speakers, artists, music, herbal products, children’s activities.

Urban Harvest’s Starting a Community or School Garden Workshop: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the University of St. Thomas, Malloy Hall, room 23, 3812 Yoakum; 713-880-5540, urbanharvest.org. $20.

Gardening with Color – Creating the Wow Factor: with Gaye Hammond. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com.

Woody Trees and Shrubs to Make Your Neighbors Envy You: with horticulture professor David Creech. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com.

Cockrell Butterfly Center Spring Plant Sale: 9 a.m.-noon at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, seventh floor of parking garage, 5555 Hermann Park Drive; 713-639-4753, hmns.org.

Memorial Northwest Ladybugs Garden Club Plant and Tree Sale: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Memorial Northwest Community Center parking lot, 17440 Theiss Mail Route Road, Spring, mnwhoa.org.

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Garden Conservancy tour takes you into four private gardens

If you need garden or landscaping ideas, or just an afternoon passing through some pretty gardens, try the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Tour in Houston on March 25. Not only will you soak up some nature, you’ll be donating to a good cause: Peckerwood Garden. And Peckerwood’s annual sale of unusual plants will be held at the Habitat House in Spring Branch.

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Gardening events in the Houston area

Gardening events in the Houston area

Harris County Master Gardeners’ Perennial Plant Sale: plant overview 8-9 a.m., sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Campbell Hall, Pasadena Fairgrounds, 7600 Red Bluff, Pasadena; hcmga.tamu.edu.

Tomato Stress Management, Part 3: with Galveston County Master Gardener Ira Gervais. 9-11 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 4102-B Main, La Marque; register at galvcountymgs@gmail.com, 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston.

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue: with extension horticulturist Greg Grant. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com.

Great Gulf Coast Plants for Sun or Shade: with Linda Gay. 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com.

Green Thumb Garden Lecture Series. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Spring Branch Memorial Library, 930 Corbindale; 281-855-5600, hcmga.tamu.edu.

Introduction to Native Landscapes – Native Landscaping Certification Program Level 1 Class: sponsored by the Native Plant Society of Texas. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Armand Bayou Nature Center, 8500 Bay Area Blvd., Pasadena; npsot.org/wp/houston. $37.

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Best Plants for the Landscape: 9-11 a.m.; Pests and Diseases Affecting Flowers, Shrubs and Trees: 1-3 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 9020 Airport, Conroe; 936-539-7824, mcmga.com. $5 per session, $7 for both.

Spring Vegetable Gardening: with Tom LeRoy and Bill Adams. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com.

River Oaks Garden Club’s 82nd annual Azalea Trail: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. ticket locations at riveroaksgardenclub.org. $25 all locations, $10 single admission.

Native Plant Society of Texas-Clear Lake Chapter program: 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the University of Houston Clear Lake, Bayou Building, room 1418; npsot.org/wp/clearlake.

Harris County Master Gardeners’ Perennial Plant Sale: plant overview 8-9 a.m., sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Campbell Hall, Pasadena Fairgrounds, 7600 Red Bluff, Pasadena; hcmga.tamu.edu.

Tomato Stress Management, Part 3: with Galveston County Master Gardener Ira Gervais. 9-11 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 4102-B Main, La Marque; register at galvcountymgs@gmail.com, 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston.

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue: with extension horticulturist Greg Grant. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com.

Great Gulf Coast Plants for Sun or Shade: with Linda Gay, 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com.

Green Thumb Garden Lecture Series. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Spring Branch Memorial Library, 930 Corbindale; 281-855-5600, hcmga.tamu.edu.

Herb Festival at the Wynne Home: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sponsored by the Texas Thyme Unit, Herb Society of America.

Garden and herbal vendors, speakers, artists, music, herbal products, children’s activities.

Starting a Community or School Garden Workshop: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the University of St. Thomas, Malloy Hall, room 23, 3812 Yoakum; 713-880-5540, urbanharvest.org. $20.

Join the Perennial Plant Movement: 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com.

Garden Conservancy Open Day Houston: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. tour of four private gardens.

Gardening with Color – Creating the Wow Factor: with Gaye Hammond. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com.

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Fort Bend County Master Gardeners’ Annual Vegetable-Herb Plant Sale: 9 a.m.-noon at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in front of the greenhouse. 1402 Band, Rosenberg; fbmg.org.

Urban Harvest’s Edible Landscapes: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Houston Museum of Natural Science, Moran Hall, 5555 Hermann Park Drive; 713-880-5540, urbanharvest.org. $35 members, $45 nonmembers.

Two Citrus Diseases That Have Some Folks in a Tizzy: with Kevin Ong, director of Texas Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic. 7 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 21017 County Road 171, Angleton.

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Gardening events in the Houston area

Harris County Master Gardeners Precinct 2 Fruit Tree and Tomato Sale: plant preview 8 a.m., sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Campbell Hall, Pasadena Fairgrounds, 7600 Red Bluff, Pasadena; hcmga.tamu.edu.

Galveston County Master Gardeners’ Spring Fruit and Citrus Tree, Vegetable, “Texas Tough” Perennials, Bulb and Craft Sale: seminar 8-8:50 a.m., sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Jack Brooks Park Rodeo Arena, 10 Jack Brooks Road and Texas 6, Hitchcock (Galveston County Fairgrounds); aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston.

Preparing for Spring Gardens 9-11 a.m., Vegetable Gardening in Spring 1- 3 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 9020 Airport, Conroe; mcmga.com, 936-539-7824. $5 (cash or check) per session or $7 for both.

Spring Cleanup and Bed Prep: with Andy Chidester. 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com.

Harris County Master Gardeners’ Green Thumb Lecture Series. 10 a.m.-noon at the Maud Smith Marks Library, 1815 Westgreen, Katy; 281-492-8592.

Harris County Master Gardeners Precinct 2 Open Garden Day: 8:30-11 a.m. at Genoa Friendship Garden, 1202 Genoa Red Bluff; hcmga.tamu.edu.

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