Event: “Urban Farming – the Ultimate Backyard Experience”

4th Central Texas Gardeners Conference 2010
“Urban Farming – The Ultimate Backyard Experience”

Saturday, October 9, 2010, 8:00AM–4:15PM
1400 Schertz Parkway , Bldg 5, Schertz Civic Center
Schertz, Texas

Urban farming, edible landscapes, whatever you call it, is “growing” in popularity; converts flock to talks and demonstrations given by Agri-Life Extension and Master Gardeners!

Now it’s your turn, join us for an educational fun filled day learning about the concept of Urban Farming from the microbes in the soil to the fruit, flowers and vegetables perfect for your home grown edible landscapes.

Our esteemed speakers are:  Dr. Larry Stein, Dr. Diane Boellstorff, Dr. David Reed and Dr. Joe Novak.  Please note:  6 CEU credits will be granted to Certified Master Gardeners for attending!

In addition to our educational talks, vendors will offer books, plants, fruit trees, and goodies for your gardening pleasure.  Visit our educational displays on honey bees, backyard poultry, beneficial nematodes, compost tea and more!

Registration is $45 and includes lunch. View the registration information and the agenda details.

See you at the conference!

CTGC Committee:

Don & Germaine Tuff – Co-Chairs, Comal Co.

George Ammermann, Jean Vanderhider – Guadalupe Co.

Susan Jung, Tommie Clayton – Travis Co.

Past conferences were held at the TDS Game Ranch just south of Austin.  This year’s conference is in Schertz located 65 miles south of Austin on IH-35 in Guadalupe County, and 22 miles north of San Antonio.

(This information is also available in PDF format for printing.)


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