Tag Archive: garden

Sep 04 2014

Back to Earth: Home Depot Goes to School

It is back to school and back to Earth at Southward Elementary school. The 5th grade Green Team Pirates and their teachers are excited to start the new school year incorporating gardening, recycling, and beautification into their curriculum. As a matter of fact, this past year, the school had a vegetable garden. The principal Dr. …

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Oct 04 2013

Local congregations sow seeds of hope

Wesley United Methodist Church, Greggton United Methodist Church, First Gladewater United Methodist Church, Newgate Mission, Longview Community Garden Network, and the Friends of the South Longview Community have come together to bless and work the land for our Lord. Wesley-McCabe Pastor Virginia Wall, expressed thanks and gratitude to all who attended, and then turned over …

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Sep 28 2013

Bossing the poor around:How about a bill banning soda sales at the House of Representatives’ cafeterias?

I spent a few months on food stamps this year. As a single woman in San Diego, I qualified for $70 a month — less than a dollar per meal. But I’m lucky and I’m unusual because many of my friends are farmers and gardeners and I know how to forage wild foods. Determined to …

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Sep 17 2013

Soil testing deadline extended

The deadline for the Gregg/Upshur County Soil Test Drive has been extended to Fri., Sept. 20, 2013 to allow gardeners and forage producers’ ample opportunity to turn in samples of their soil(s) for fertility analysis. The Gregg/Upshur Soil and Water Conservation District has graciously teamed up with the Gregg County A&M AgriLife Extension Service for …

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May 31 2013

Master Gardeners set

The Gregg County Master Gardeners, Learn at Lunch program, will be Wednesday, June 12. Carole Ramke, member of Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, will be the speaker. Why Garden Organically? will be the topic of her program. The program will be held at the Gregg County Extension Auditorium, 405 E. Marshall in Longview, noon …

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May 06 2013

Master Gardeners blooming May 8

The Gregg County Master Gardeners, Learn at Lunch program, will be Wednesday, May 8. Lisa Egner, owner and operated of Texas Heritage Gardens, Linden, TX, will be the speaker. For information and directions to the Lisa’s garden, call 903-738-5120 or e-mail: daylilylady12@gmail.com. The program will be held at the Gregg County Extension Auditorium, 405 E. …

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Jul 03 2012

Master Gardeners’ program slated

The Gregg County Master Gardeners, Learn at Lunch program, will be Wednesday, July 11.   Marsha Jones, Harrison  County Master Gardener, will present a program on composting,“A Really Rottin’ Idea”.   The program will be held at the Gregg County Extension Auditorium, 405 E. Marshall in Longview, noon to 1:00 pm. Jones has completed the Composting classes …

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May 22 2012

Learn at lunch slated

The Gregg County Master Gardeners, Learn at Lunch program, will be Wednesday, June 13.  Anne Brown, Smith County Master Gardener, will present a program on “Growing and Caring for Roses”. The program will be held at the Gregg County Extension Auditorium, 405 E. Marshall in Longview, noon to 1:00 pm. Ms. Brown is the Coordinator …

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