The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas Master Gardeners of Williamson County are offering several free gardening programs to the public during the month of January.
Master Gardeners in Williamson County will hold meetings Jan. 10 and Jan. 18to help houseplant owners. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Michael Miller)
The monthly Master Gardeners meeting will be Jan. 9 and the Green Thumbs Up Gardening Program will be Jan. 10 and Jan. 18. There is no cost for any of these programs and the public is invited.
The Master Gardeners meeting will be from 7-8 p.m. at the AgriLife Extension office in Williamson County, 100 Wilco Way, Room 226, Georgetown.
The Jan. 10 Green Thumbs Up Gardening Program will be from 7-8 p.m. at the Cedar Park Public Library, 550 Discovery Blvd., Cedar Park. The Jan. 18 event will be from noon to 1 p.m. at the Leander Activity Center, Suite 600, 11880 Hero Way West, Leander.
Master Gardeners meeting
The first Master Gardener monthly meeting of 2023 will feature guest speaker Colleen Dieter, owner of ATX Gardening and Red Wheelbarrow Landscaping, Austin.
Dieter will cover the winter season care of the perennial garden. Winter in Texas has been a whirlwind the last few years, and this event will address the help plants need.
Green Thumbs Up programs
The Green Thumbs Up Gardening Program is an ongoing free educational program for the public. No registration is required. The same program will be presented both Jan. 10 and Jan. 18.
Master Gardener Brenda McIndoo will cover a range of topics including the struggles of keeping houseplants and how much water and light different types of plants need.
For more information on these and other Master Gardener events, call the AgriLife Extension office at 512-943-3300 or visit https://williamson.agrilife.org/.