MAKING A DIFFERENCE NEWSLETTER - Issue 1, Volume 18 (Jan 2018) Issue 1 Volume 18 (Jan 2018) - Page 18

Contact: Skip Richter at

Contact: Nate Peterson, CED Agent, PVAMU-CEP at 662-386-0825 or email

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Event: Organic Gardening

Details: Learn tips and techniques for growing a productive garden (vegetable or otherwise) in the Houston area, whether a traditional in-ground garden, in a raised box or in containers.

Date/Time: MAR. 6th, 10:30am–11:45am

Location: Lone Star College University Park, 20515 Texas 249 Access Rd, Houston, TX 77070

Contact: Skip Richter at

Event: Urban Garden Conference

Details: The conference will cover vegetable container gardening, backyard gardens and community gardens.

Date/Time: MAR. 17th, 8:30am–11am

Location: 6400 High Star Dr, Houston, TX 77074

Contact: Kim Perry at

Event: Master Gardener Pepper, Perennial & Vegetable Sale

Details: Learn about growing peppers, perennial flowers and vegetables in Harris County from Master Gardener Volunteers. Varieties adapted to the Houston area will be available for sale.

Date/Time: MAR. 24th, 9am–12pm

Location: Pasadena Fair Grounds, 7600 Red Bluff Rd., Pasadena, TX 77507

Contact: Skip Richter at

Event: Summer Color in the Landscape

Details: Landscape color options are plentiful in the spring but in summer our landscapes often become a “sea of green”. Learn some of the best plant options for maintaining a beautiful, colorful landscape in the hot summer months.

Date/Time: APR. 25th, 12pm–1pm

Location: 15635 Farm to Market 2920, Tomball, TX 77377

Contact: Skip Richter at