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2016 Summer Vegetable Workshop & Plant Sale set for Saturday

The Texas Master Gardener Specialists are set to host the annual Summer Vegetable Workshop and Plant Sale this Saturday, March 19th.

The Workshop and plant sale are open to all community members, where they can learn about soils and amendments, container gardening, summer vegetables, herbs, and tomatoes.

Via a release on their website, officials with the AgriLife Extension Office say, “We hope to provide attendees with the fundamentals to have a successful backyard vegetable garden…and learn how to be successful as they maximize your gardening space.”

After the workshop, attendees can stay for the Plant Sale featuring seedlings of recommended varieties for El Paso.  Prices start at $3.00 for herb and vegetable seedlings. All proceeds will benefit the El Paso Master Gardener Association.

There is a program fee of $10.00. Checking-in begins at 8:30 a.m. while the workshop starts at 9:00 a.m. Pre-registration is required to attend and the registration deadline is March 17th, 2016.

To register, please call the AgriLife Extension Office at (915) 771-2354 or complete the form here. Check, cash or money orders are accepted. Please make payments out to the Horticulture Program Development Committee (HPDC).

Due to many construction projects, the directions to the Research Center are here.

After registration, please mail payment to our office at:
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
301 Manny Martinez
Second Floor
El Paso, TX 79907

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