The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service in conjunction with the Travis County Master Gardeners association will present three Saturday Summer Seminars at Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Road in Austin.
The seminars, which will be held from 10 a.m.–noon, are free and open to the public. No RSVP is required. The park entrance fee is $2 per adult, $1 per children ages 3-12 or seniors 62 and older, and $3 per non-Austin resident. Cash or checks are accepted.
July 8, The 6 D’s of Container Gardening Success. This seminar covers the major considerations and decisions – from design and soil to irrigation and sunlight – needed for gardening success. Participants will receive a list of recommended plants and resources suitable for Central Texas.
August 5, Wise Rainwater Control for Central Texas: Rain gardens, Rainwater Collection, Dry Creeks and Wetlands. This seminar will cover some of the practical aspects of taming excess rainwater, including functionality, location, construction and maintenance of rain gardens and methods of rainwater collection or diversion.
Details on the seminars can be found on the Central Texas Horticulture blogspot at http://bit.ly/2ss2dH2.
For more information contact AgriLife Extension in Travis County at 512-854-9600.
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