Tag Archive: garden

Jun 04

Gardening 101

Kilgore College Agriculture Department and the Gregg County AgriLife Extension Office will host a gardening class 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, at the KC Demonstration Farm in Overton. The farm’s address is 2211 Hwy 135 East, Overton, TX 75684. This class,” Key Tips on Gardening: Turn your Brown Thumb into a Green Thumb!” will cover simple tips for beginning a garden including …

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Dec 25

Master Gardener Class to begin January 6

The Master Gardener Class for 2014 will kick-off on Monday, January 6, 2014, at the Gregg County Extension conference room at 8:30 AM. The program will provide in-depth training on a wide variety of horticultural topics for the homeowner who wants to know more about gardening, lawn care, landscaping, fruit production, urban forestry, vegetable production, …

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Oct 04

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

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

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

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

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

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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