WEST TEXAS GARDENERS
VOLUNTEER AND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR
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,
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.
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.
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.