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Garden calendar: Aug. 11

August 10, 2018

TUESDAYS-SUNDAYSThe Mercer Society Gift and Plant Shoppe10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays at 400 Main, Old Town Spring; 281-651-5475, themercersociety.org. Sales proceeds benefit flood-damaged Mercer Botanic Gardens.SATURDAYUrban Harvest’s Waste Not, Want Not …Bokashi and Vermicomposting: 9:30-11:30 a.m. at University of Houston Downtown, 201 Girard; register at 713-880-5540 or urbanharvest.org/classes-calendar. $30.SATURDAY-SUNDAYWeekend Market9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at Another Place in Time, 1102 Tulane; 713-864-9717. Free.THURSDAYFall Vegetable GardeningHarris County Master Gardeners’ Green Thumb Series: 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Freeman Branch Library, 16616 Diana Lane; 713-274-0950, hcmga.tamu.edu. Free.Gardening with Local Native PlantsHow Houstonians Are Doing It: With Katy Emde. Native Plant Society of Texas-Houston Chapter event. 6:45-8:30 p.m. at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, West Loop N. access road before Woodway Drive; npsot.org/houston. Free.FRIDAY-AUG. 19Weekend Market10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 19 at Another Place in Time, 1102 Tulane; 713-864-9717. Free.AUG. 18BonsaiWith Galveston County Master Gardener Clyde Holt. 9-11 a.m. at Galveston County AgriLife Extension, 4102-B Main, La Marque; register at 281-309-5065 or aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston/index.html. $25 fee to cover materials.Plumeria ClassWith Jim Maas and Loretta Osteen. 10 a.m. at Maas Nursery, 5511 Todville, Seabrook; 281-474-2488, maasnursery.com. $25.Carnivorous Plants10 a.m. at Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center, 20634 Kenswick, Humble; 281-446-8588, hcp4.net/community/parks/jones. Free.Fall Tomatoes with Urban Harvest10 a.m. at Buchanan’s Native Plants, 611 E. 11th; 713-861-5702, RSVP at buchanansplants.com. Free.Fall Vegetable GardeningHarris County Master Gardeners’ Green Thumb Series: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Maud Smith Marks Library, 1815 Westgreen Blvd., Katy; 713-274-0950, hcmga.tamu.edu. Free.Urban Small Backyard GardeningWith Galveston County Master Gardener Herman Auer. 1-2:30 p.m. at Galveston County AgriLife Extension, 4102-B Main, La Marque; register at 281-309-5065 or aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston/index.html. Free, but registration required.Propagating Tomato Plants Using CuttingsWith Galveston County Master Gardener Nancy Langston-Noh. 2:30-3 p.m. at Galveston County AgriLife Extension, 4102-B Main, La Marque; register at 281-309-5065 or aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston/index.html. Free, but registration required.AUG. 20Harris County Master Gardeners’ Open Garden Day9-11 a.m. at Genoa Friendship Gardens Educational Center Building, 1202 Genoa Red Bluff, Pasadena. Plants for sale in greenhouse. 713-274-0950; hcmga.tamu.edu. Free.AUG. 21Gardening by the Square FootWith Galveston County Master Gardener John Jons. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Galveston County AgriLife Extension, 4102-B Main, La Marque; register at 281-309-5065 or aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston/index.html. Free, but registration required.My Bromeliad RetrospectiveWith Charlie Birdsong. Sponsored by the Bromeliad Society/Houston. 7 p.m. at West Gray Multi-Service Center, 1475 W. Gray; bromeliadsocietyhouston.org. Free.AUG. 24-26Weekend Market10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 26 at Another Place in Time, 1102 Tulane; 713-864-9717. Free.AUG. 25‘Hill Country Red’ Oxblood lilies saleSponsored by Bayou City Heirloom Bulbs. 9 a.m.-noon at 5842 Velma Lane, Humble; Patty Allen, 713-471-4383. Free.Fall and Winter Vegetable Gardening ClassWith Jim Maas, Pat Cordray and Paul Nesrsta. 10 a.m. at Maas Nursery, 5511 Todville, Seabrook; 281-474-2488, maasnursery.com. $40.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.AUG. 28Harris County Master Gardeners’ Open Garden Day, Children’s Activities10-11:15 a.m. at Weekley Community Center, 8440 Greenhouse, Cypress. Registration required by Aug. 26 to: ogd.harrishort@gmail.com. Free.Diversity of FernsWith Darla Harris. Sugar Land Garden Club event. 1:30 p.m. at the Sugar Land Branch Library, 550 Eldridge, Sugar Land; sugarlandgardenclub.org. Free.AUG. 31-SEPT. 2Weekend Market10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 31, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 2 at Another Place in Time, 1102 Tulane; 713-864-9717. Free.REGISTRATION OPENWildscapes WorkshopNative Plant Society of Texas - Houston Chapter event. 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at Houston Community College, 5601 West Loop S.; registration at npsot.org/wp/houston/wildscapes-workshop, $35-$40.Email events in this format at least two weeks in advance to kathyehuber@gmail.com.

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