Rockwall County Master Gardeners to host garden education classes

Rockwall County Master Gardeners to host garden education classes


(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall County Master Gardener Association will host a series of gardening education classes, covering vegetable gardening, bees, and effective watering (see descriptions below).

Cost for all classes is $15 and will be held at the Rockwall County Extension Office, located at 915 Whitmore Ste. B, Rockwall, TX 75087.

Call 972-204-7660 for registration information.

Classes include: 

February 18  –  1:30 – 3:30 PM   “Introduction to Vegetable Gardening”  –  a comprehensive “how to” vegetable garden in Northeast Texas.

Come learn which vegetable varieties are easiest to grow, how to plant them and care for them.

Register by February 15.

March 3    –   9:30 – 11:30 AM

“All About Bees”   –  5000 Flowers – 1 Bee – 1 Day

Learn how bees transform nectar to honey and many other interesting bee facts.

Register by February 28.

March 17 –   1:20 – 3: 30 PM

“Water Wise”  –  How to water your garden effectively 

Save water and money by attending this class to learn which irrigation method is most efficient to use and what equipment is readily available and easy to install.

Register by March 13.

Blue Ribbon News staff report. Information provided by Shelly Spearman, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Rockwall County Road & Bridge.

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