WEST TEXAS GARDENERS

VOLUNTEER AND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR

UPCOMING EVENTS

2020 CALENDARS ARE NOW ON SALE!

Our 2020 calendars are here. It not only is a calendar, it has tips each month to help you plan a successful vegetable garden. They are $12 each and can be purchased at the Midland Farmers Market at the Master Gardeners booth, in Odessa at the Extension office 1010 E. 8th, or from a Master Gardener. The tips are for the Midland/Odessa area and all the pictures are taken in the Midland/Odessa area. 

All classes that have been scheduled at the Midland West Texas Food Bank for 2020 have been cancelled.

They may schedule some online classes later in the year.  Please check back here for all updates.

PRESERVING THE HARVEST with Microsoft Teams

Thursday, July 9, 6-8 p.m.

Preserve your hard work you have put into the garden.  Enjoy you harvest all year long.

Instructor: Master Gardener/County Agent Abigail Pritchard

This class will be online and is free.  You must download Microsoft Teams app to attend.  A link will be sent out on Wednesday July 8 for all that have signed up.

This is our first time to offer a class this way.   

BROWN BAG SERIES--by West Texas Food Bank

Wednesday, July 15, Noon - 1

CANCELLED

This month is Propagation--Presenter Janette Frentress

These are one hour classes.They will be at the West Texas Food Bank in Midland.  Each month will be a different subject.  They are on the third Wednesday each month. Bring your lunch (if  you want) and enjoy some great gardening information.  These classes are FREE and everyone is welcome.

SOILS AND FERTILITY

Thursday,  August 13,  6-9 p.m.

Friday, August 14,  9 a.m. - Noon

Understanding the importance of rich fertile soil

Instructor: County Agent Jeanette Castanon

This Class will be at the West Texas Food Bank Odessa

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BROWN BAG SERIES--by West Texas Food Bank

Wednesday, August 19, Noon - 1

This month is Container Gardening--Presenter Geriann Green

CANCELLED

These are one hour classes.They will be at the West Texas Food Bank in Midland.  Each month will be a different subject.  They are on the third Wednesday each month. Bring your lunch (if  you want) and enjoy some great gardening information.  These classes are FREE and everyone is welcome.

BROWN BAG SERIES--by West Texas Food Bank

Wednesday, September 16,  Noon - 1 p.m.

CANCELLED

This month is Fall  Color

These are one hour classes.They will be at the West Texas Food Bank in Midland.  Each month will be a different subject.  They are on the third Wednesday each month. Bring your lunch (if  you want) and enjoy some great gardening information.  These classes are FREE and everyone is welcome.

GET INVOLVED

The Permian Basin Master Gardeners (Midland/Ector Counties) began in 1991 by certifying 12 Master Gardeners. Today, the certified membership is 71.

Projects and gardens maintained by the PBMG are described in other areas of this web site, which first appeared in September, 2006, as a means to better reach our audience: all kinds of West Texas Gardeners!

The Permian Basin Master Gardener (PBMG) Program is a volunteer and educational program,whose members are trained by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service-Texas A&M University System.

JOIN

The Permian Basin Master Gardener New Member Training Program runs annually from January through May. Classes are held on Saturdays from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.​

CLASSES

We offer classes on a variety of gardening subjects.  The classes are once a month at the Odessa Food Bank.  We have a class in the evening and the same class in the morning.

RESOURCES

We offer a variety of resources for West Texas gardeners, including recommended plant lists, weekly blog posts, useful gardening tips, and educational materials from Texas A&M AgriLIFE Extension.

OUR MISSION

The Permian Basin Master Gardener program is designed to support the Texas AgriLife Extension Service and provide horticultural training to Permian Basin Citizens.

OUR MISSION

The Permian Basin Master Gardener program is designed to support the Texas AgriLife Extension Service and provide horticultural training to Permian Basin Citizens.

CONTACT

Midland County Extension

2445 E Hwy 80

Midland, TX 79706
 

432-686-4700

https://midland.agrilife.org/contact/

Ector County Extension

1010 E 8th Street

Odessa, TX 79761

432-498-4071

https://ector.agrilife.org/contact/

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