Come to a great garden fair - Rain or Shine!
Saturday - April 16, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center - Gymnasium
2608 Gonzales Street, Austin, TX 78702
Free: Admission, Plants (vegetables & herbs), Garden buckets, Garden books/magazines and soil screening for food gardeners. Easy instructions for soil sampling at http://austintexas.gov/soilkitchen
Visit with friendly gardeners regarding:
- Bee Keeping, Backyard Chickens, Bugs & Butterfly Gardening
- Growing Fruit, Citrus, Vegetables & Herbs
- Preserving Your Harvest & Food Safety
- Lawns, Turfgrass & Tree Care
- Drip Irrigation Methods & Rainwater Harvesting
- Straw-bale Gardening, Grow Boxes & Keyhole Gardens
- Firewise Landscaping & Native and Adapted Plants
- Composting Basics & Worm Composting
- Houseplants, Terrariums, Greenhouses & Hoophouses
- Aquaponics, Community Gardens & Bio-intensive Methods
- Caring for Garden Tools & much more!
Kids will have a great time with 20 activities on bugs, birds, bees, butterflies, seeds, herbs, leaves, soils and seeing nature up close. Get an apron and build a tool box at the Home Depot Kid's workshop.
For more information, please call 512-854-9600http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/travis/local-extension-resources/east-austin-garden-fair/