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Free Seminars @ Countryside Nursery
These are free seminars but due to limited space we request that you register in advance. All classes start at 10am rain or shine unless otherwise stated.
Call 512.249.0100 for more information and to register.
Saturday, February 14th at 10:00 a.m.
Please RSVP & forward this great gardening class with friends who may want to get a jump on the key steps to planting, growing, and caring for roses. This important seminar / workshop will include hands-on demonstration how to prune and guide, how to manage the canes, maximize the blooms and reduce disease.
INSTRUCTOR: If you have a sunny patch of ground where you desire stunning summer color year after year, plant roses and reap years of rewarding bouquets and blooms. Rose expert and garden consultant Peter Sproul from The Garden Crafter will share his tips for successful rose growing in Central Texas. He’ll talk about various rose types and their uses, and highlight some of his favorite varieties to grow. http://
Organic Veggie Garden
Saturday, March 14th at 10:00 a.m.
Jump start your Spring Vegetable Garden with Gabriel Valley Farms Sam Slaughter!
This class will teach you what’s possible to grow in spring. You will be able to plant and sow in February and March, then start to pick your bounty soon. Learn sustainable organic techniques that will let you seamlessly integrate your early spring vegetable garden into your summer plantings of warm-weather lovers.
In addition to the culture requirements of each of the vegetables, the topics covered in class will include: bed preparation, heat and light requirements, frost control, germination tricks, companion planting, organic pest control, fertilizing, and harvesting techniques. http://www.gabrielvalleyfarms.com/
This free class is for anyone who wants to learn how to plant and grow fabulous container gardens. Join our very own garden coach, Zel Heaney in this informal, hands-on class for a morning discussion that includes both design considerations and cultural know-how.
Learn how to choose plants, containers, soils and fertilizer for long-lasting and beautiful gardens. See how design techniques are used to create unique and interesting containers. Look at some new introductions and discover new uses for your old favorites. Then, plant your own container to take home. You’re welcome to bring along your favorite container to class! Materials available for a fee. http://www.pinterest.com/countrysideatx/