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Free Gardening Seminar – Growing Herbs in Central Texas
August 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
From the Travis County Master Gardener Association –
Join us August 10th, 10 am to 12 pm at the Austin Area Garden Center in Zilker Botanical Garden to learn the basics of growing herbs in the Austin area. Explore a fascinating group of plants that have been part of mankind’s history for thousands of years.
Master Gardener and past President of the Austin Herb Society, Lucinda Rudin, will cover a comprehensive set of topics, including soil preparation, watering, growing seasons, when to plant, when to harvest and how to preserve and store your herbs. Additionally, she will provide ideas for growing herbs in a variety of situations, from apartment balconies to raised beds, and even to incorporating them into your landscape.
There will be an opportunity to visit the beautiful Herb Garden at Zilker Botanical Garden at the end of the presentation.
No registration is required. Attendance to the seminars is free and open to the public. A garden admission fee is required.
The Austin Area Garden Center in Zilker Botanical Garden is located at 2220 Barton Springs Rd., Austin 78746. The fees are $2 per adult, $1 per child (ages 3-12) or seniors (age 62 & over), and $3 for non-Austin Residents. Cash or check accepted.