How's that fall garden coming along?
Here's your chance to pick up plants for your fall gardening and corner an expert with your questions.
This weekend the Harris County Master Gardeners are holding their Fall Plant Sale & HerbaPalooza featuring perennials, fall vegetables and herbs. It's happening from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Pavilion at Clear Lake Park, 5001 NASA Parkway.
8 a.m. Get a sneak peek at the plants for sale. No buying.
9 a.m. It's OK now to start loading up your wagon with plants.
10 a.m. Learn about fall vegetable gardening.
11 a.m. Learn about herbs with Master Gardener Ginia Keen-Mattern.
There will be a booth where Master Gardeners can answer your questions as well as diplays with information on rainwater harvesting, composting and low-volume irrigation.
To learn more about the Master Gardeners, see a catalog of the plants for sale or get a map, go to http://hcmgap2.tamu.edu/sales.htm.
If you're not sure how to get started on your fall garden, here are some helpful links from HoustonGrows.com:
Fall vegetable planting guide
Fall wildflower planting
Best bulbs to plant in the fall
Best shrubs to plant in the fall
Best fall-blooming annuals
Best trees for fall color
Search HoustonGrow's database of over 1,000 plants suitable for the Houston area.
You can also follow Clear Lake bloggers Gulf Coast Greenie and ButterHummer at HoustonGrows.com.
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