Texas Gulf Coast Gardener Registration Open during Mercer

August 18, 2014 - garden totes

SPRING, TX – Registration is now open for Tiers 1 and 2 of a Texas Gulf Coast Gardener (TGCG) program, presented by Mercer Botanic Gardens and The Mercer Society. The nine-week module starts a fourth week in Sep onsite during Mercer and includes classes for beginners and gifted gardeners. Registration will be open until all classes are filled. Please call 281-443-8731 or revisit a park to enroll.

The TGCG curriculum, grown by a botanists and staff during Mercer Botanic Gardens, gives participants a believe and skills indispensable to grow, develop, and say their possess gardens by a accumulation of gardening and horticulture topics privately designed for a Texas Gulf Coast climate.

The curriculum includes singular lessons and lectures presented by Mercer staff along with horticulture, botany, and gardening experts from a greater-Houston area. Mercer’s code new outside classroom will offer even larger opportunities for hands-on training activities.

Designed for beginner- and intermediate-level gardeners and horticulturists, Tier 1 covers topics including site preparation, composting, plant propagation, and water-wise irrigation practices. Completion of Tier 1 provides gardeners with a collection they need to successfully settle their possess home garden.

Geared to gardeners who wish to supplement to their plant collection and horticulture skills, Tier 2 focuses on plants that can be successfully cultivated in home gardens and landscapes in a Texas Gulf Coast climate. Classes will cover all from operative with normal garden staples like roses, bulbs, trees, and shrubs to some-more outlandish plants such as ferns, orchids, succulents, and pleasant plants.

Classes will be hold on Tuesdays (Tier 2) and Thursdays (Tier 1) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a one-hour mangle for lunch commencement Sep 23 by Nov 20th. The cost of enrollment for TMS members is $200; enrollment for non-members is $225. Participants will accept a content book, T-shirt or receptacle bag, and a one-year membership to TMS.

With care from Commissioner R. Jack Cagle, Mercer Arboretum Botanic Gardens is a Harris County Precinct 4 Parks trickery located one mile north of FM 1960 during 22306 Aldine Westfield Road in Humble, 77338. Harris County Precinct 4 programs offer people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, sex, religion, inhabitant origin, or earthy ability. Anyone seeking additional information, or requiring special assistance to attend in any program, should hit Mercer during 281-443-8731 or online during www.hcp4.net/mercer.

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