March 2, 2016: Ferns for Sun and Shade

Join us for our March 2nd meeting, when Darla Harris, President of the Texas Gulf Coast Fern Society, will speak to us about the many varieties of hardy ferns for both sun and shade in our area.

Visitors are always welcome to GBTB monthly meetings. We meet in the “Great Room” of University Baptist Church, 16106 Middlebrook Drive. (Though this location will change in the near future due to renovations.) Hospitality with refreshments begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by special educational presentations.

For more information on future programs, please see our calendar.

February 3, 2016: Delightful Daylilies

At our February meeting, Nell Shimek of Shimek’s Gardens in Alvin will speak to us about the many varieties of daylilies and the best practices to grow and multiply them. Nell and her husband have grown over 800 different registered daylily cultivars along with thousands of their own daylily seedlings in their display garden.

Visitors are always welcome to GBTB monthly meetings. We meet in the “Great Room” of University Baptist Church, 16106 Middlebrook Drive. (Though this location will change in the near future due to renovations.) Hospitality with refreshments begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by special educational presentations.

For more information on future programs, please see our calendar.

January 6, 2016: Blooming Tough

We will kick off 2016 with a presentation by Galveston County Master Gardener Sandra Devall on “Blooming Tough Plants through Deluge and Drought”.

Visitors are always welcome to GBTB monthly meetings. We meet in the “Great Room” of University Baptist Church, 16106 Middlebrook Drive. (Though this location will change in the near future due to renovations.) Hospitality with refreshments begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by special educational presentations.

For more information on future programs, please see our calendar.

 

 

December 2, 2015: Gardening and Health

John Ferguson, Owner of Nature’s Way Resources in Conroe will speak to us on December 2 about ”Our Gardening and our Health”.

Visitors are always welcome to GBTB monthly meetings. We meet in the “Great Room” of University Baptist Church, 16106 Middlebrook Drive. Hospitality with refreshments begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by special educational presentations.

For more information on future programs, please see our calendar.

 

November 4, 2015: Skip Richter Talks Fall

On Wednesday, November 4, Harris County Extension Agent and author of Month by Month Gardening – Texas, Skip Richter will give us an overview of fall gardening activities and discuss the preparation and use of compost to enrich our gardens.

Visitors are always welcome to GBTB monthly meetings. We meet in the “Great Room” of University Baptist Church, 16106 Middlebrook Drive. Hospitality with refreshments begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by special educational presentations.

For more information on future programs, please see our calendar.

October 7, 2015: Successful Propagation Techniques

October 7, Galveston County master gardener and propagation specialist Herman Auer will speak to us about proper techniques for taking cuttings to establish starter or passalong plants.

Visitors are always welcome to GBTB monthly meetings. We meet in the “Great Room” of University Baptist Church, 16106 Middlebrook Drive. Hospitality with refreshments begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by special educational presentations.

For more information on future programs, please see our calendar.

September 2, 2015: “Insects in the Garden — Friend or Foe?”

Join us on September 2, as we kick off our 2015-16 season with a program by renowned Galveston County horticulture extension agent Dr. William Johnson: “”Insects in the Garden — Friend or Foe?” Come learn the difference between those you’ll want to attract an keep and those you might not.

Visitors are always welcome to GBTB monthly meetings. We meet in the “Great Room” of University Baptist Church, 16106 Middlebrook Drive. Hospitality with refreshments begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by special educational presentations.

For more information on future programs, please see our calendar.

Plant Sale April 1st

The annual Gardeners by the Bay Plant Sale will be on April 1, 2015, 9:30 a.m. to noon. The sale will include hard to find and unique annuals, perennials, herbs, and shrubs transplanted from members’ gardens. Members who are also Master Gardeners will be available to answer your questions.

9:30 a.m. at the University Baptist Church, southwest corner by the portico, 16106 Middlebrook Dr., Houston, TX, 77059.

March 4, 2015: Heirloom Vegetables

March 4, Leah Gunter will speak to us about the history heirloom vegetables. Gunter’s Heirloom Vegetables supplies the vegetables for Arbor Gate nursery. Some plants will be available for purchase at our meeting.

Visitors are always welcome to GBTB monthly meetings. We meet in the “Great Room” of University Baptist Church, 16106 Middlebrook Drive. Hospitality with refreshments begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by special educational presentations.

Our big annual plant sale will be April 1!  (no fooling)