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WEST TEXAS GARDENERS

VOLUNTEER AND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Lunch & Learn Series---Earth Kind Roses

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Join us monthly for virtual classes that can be enjoyed during your lunch hour!!  Each month will be a different gardening related subject. These classes will be through Microsoft Teams.  You will receive an email, the day before the class, with a link to be able to join us.

                                  Midland Parks Tree Inventory Training

                                                                            Saturday, March 27, 2021   9 AM – 3 PM

                                           Midland Shared Spaces 3500 N. Ave A,

                                           Midland, TX

                                           Class Size Limit: 22

Sponsored by Keep Midland Beautiful TreeKeepers and conducted by Texas A & M Forest Service, this training is open to the public. It is available as Advanced Training for Master Naturalists and Recertification for Master Gardeners who have not previously taken the class.

Participants are expected to volunteer for the 2021 Midland Parks Tree Inventory. At least one person per team of 2 – 3 people will need to have a smart phone.

Participants will learn to identify tree species, recognize potential hazards, evaluate the overall health of a tree, and how to use the Trees Count app.

Training will continue as lunch is provided on site.

Contact: Pat Hunter 432-853-5318 pcthunter@hotmail.com or Susie Yarbrough 432-770-1106 susie.yarbrough@hotmail.com

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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