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Local gardening events

February 15, 2019

SATURDAYGalveston County Master Gardener Annual Fall Plant SalePlant information 8-8:50 a.m., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. sale at Galveston County Fair Grounds in Jack Brooks Park-Rodeo Arena, Texas 6 and Jack Brooks Road, Hitchcock; aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston/index.html. Free.Starting a Community or School Garden WorkshopUrban Harvest event. 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at University of Houston Downtown, 1 Main; register at 713-880-5540 or urbanharvest.org/classes-calendar. $20.Rose Pruning and PlantingWith Gaye Hammond. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-351-8851, arborgate.com. Free.Growing Beautiful AzaleasWith Dany Millikin from Memorial Park Conservancy and host of “HomeShow Garden Pros.” 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond; myenchanted.com. Free.Antique RosesWith Jim Maas and Mike Shoup. 10 a.m. at Maas Nursery, 5511 Todville, Seabrook; 281-474-2488, maasnursery.com. $20.Early Spring Bloomers and WildflowersWith Dwight Bohlmeyer, retired biologist. 10 a.m. at the Bluebonnet House & Garden Center, 5095 Main, Chappell Hill; bluebonnethouse@msn.com, 713-562-6191 or 979-836-2554. Free.Spring Vegetable GardeningHarris County Master Gardeners’ Green Thumb Gardening Series. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Maud Smith Marks Library, 1815 Westgreen, Katy; 281-492-8592. Free.Healthy SoilsWith Greg Cooper.11 a.m.-12 p.m. at Wabash Feed and Garden, 4537 N. Shepherd; bit.ly/2RFMRjl , 713-863-8322, wabashfeed.com. Free.SATURDAY-SUNDAYWeekend Market9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at Another Place in Time, 1102 Tulane. Free.SUNDAYFern and Lycophyte Diversity Throughout FloridaWith Peckerwood Garden horticulturist Adam Black; sponsored by the Texas Gulf Coast Fern Society. 2 p.m. at Judson Robinson Jr. Community Center, 2020 Hermann Drive; tgcfernsoc.org. Free.TUESDAYPlants in Their Native CountryWith Nancy Vickers. Sugar Land Garden Club event. 10 a.m. at St. Basil’s Hall, 702 Burney, Sugar Land; sugarlandgardenclub.org. Free.Spring Vegetable GardeningHarris County Master Gardeners’ Green Thumb Gardening Series. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Spring Branch Memorial Library, 930 Corbindale; 713-464-1633. Free.Phoenix ArisesWith Jeff Heiler of Mercer Botanic Gardens. Sponsored by the Bromeliad Society/Houston. 7 p.m. at the Metropolitan Multi-Services Center, 1475 W. Gray; bromeliadsocietyhouston.org. Free.THURSDAYSpring Vegetable GardeningHarris County Master Gardeners’ Green Thumb Gardening Series. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Freeman Branch Library, 16616 Diana Lane; 281-488-1906. Free.The Houston Arboretum Gets a MakeoverA look at the new master plan. With Emily Manderson. Native Plant Society of Texas-Houston Chapter event. 6:45-8:30 p.m. at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway; npsot.org/houston. Free.FRIDAY-FEB. 24Weekend Market10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 24 at Another Place in Time, 1102 Tulane. Free.FEB. 23Fruit Tree and Tomato SaleHarris County Master Gardener event. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Campbell Hall, Pasadena Fairgrounds, 7600 Red Bluff; 713-274-0950. Free.Basic Fruit Tree Care & PlantingUrban Harvest event. 9:30 a.m.-noon at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Moran Conference Room, 5555 Hermann Park Drive; register at 713-880-5540 or urbanharvest.org/classes-calendar. $30.Peckerwood Garden Open Day10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Peckerwood Garden, 20559 FM 359, Hempstead; 979-826-3232; register at peckerwoodgarden.org. Members free, $10 nonmembers.Simply HerbsWith Henry Flowers. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-351-8851, arborgate.com. FreePlant for PollinatorsWith Katy Prairie Conservancy steward Susie Marten. 10 a.m. in the Meeting Room at Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, 8100 FM 359 S., Fulshear; 281-633-4675. Free.Organic Lawn Care and Weed ControlWith Mike Serant, owner of Microlife. 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond; myenchanted.com. Free.Hanging BasketsWith Jim Maas and Pat Cordray. 10 a.m. at Maas Nursery, 5511 Todville, Seabrook; 281-474-2488, maasnursery.com. $25.Rose Care 101With rosarian Gaye Hammond. 10 a.m. at Buchanan’s Native Plants, 611 E. 11th; 713-861-5702, buchanansplants.com. Free.Butterfly Gardening2 p.m. in the Meeting Room of University Branch Library, 14010 University Blvd., Sugar Land; on the UH campus; 281-633-5100. Free.FEB. 26Open Garden Day10-11:15 a.m. at Weekley Community Center, 8440 Greenhouse, Cypress; register by Feb. 24 at ogdharrishort@gmail.com, 713-274-0950. Free.FEB. 27In the Garden — Spring Vegetable PlantingUrban Harvest event. 6-7:30 p.m. in the McGovern Centennial Family Gardens, 1500 Hermann Drive; register at 713-880-5540 or urbanharvest.org/classes-calendar. $20.Unique and Old Succulents: Aren’t They All?With Craig Hamilton. Houston Cactus & Succulents Society program. 7:30 p.m. at the Metropolitan Multi-Services Center, 1475 W. Gray; hcsstex.org. Free.Email events in this format at least two weeks in advance to kathyehuber@gmail.com.