November 1, 2020
Local Farmers Markets
Every Saturday Morning
Brazos Valley Farmers Market. 8 a.m. to noon. Downtown Bryan at Main and 21std St. Enjoy Texas products grown and made by Texans. Plants; organic meats and free-range eggs; baked goods; local honey, home-made jams, jellies and canned veggies; seasonal vegetables, crafts and much, much more. A food truck or two is usually available for morning/lunch time snacks. Details: www.brazosvalleyfarmersmarket.com
Every Tuesday 9 a.m. to 1 pm. NEW — The Farmers Market @Grand Station. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 2400 Earl Rudder Fwy, College Station. New farmers’ market opened this September carrying plants, organic meats, baked goods, local crafts, seasonal vegetables and other good things. Details: ronboltonllc@gmail. com
Every Tuesday, noon to 5 p.m. South Brazos County Farmers’ Market. Corner of University and Glenhaven, C.S., across from Scott and White Clinic. Local produce, free-range eggs, herbs, jams, jellies, honey Texas olive oil and more. Details: 281 684 1372 or https://www.facebook.com/SBCFarmersMarket
Every Friday, noon to 5 p.m. South Brazos County Farmers’ Market. Corner of University and Glenhaven, C.S., across from Scott and White Clinic. Local produce, free-range eggs, herbs, jams, jellies, honey Texas olive oil and more. Details: 281 684 1372.
Each Wednesday: Gardening on the Gulf Coast. 10:00 a.m. November 4, 2020: Gardening for Hummingbirds, ” presented by Ginger Easton-Smith, Agrilife Extension Horticulture Agent , Aransas County. November 18, 2020: “Homeowner Chemical and PPE Safety,” presented by David Oates, Agrilife Extension Horticulture Agent, Jefferson County. Programs are free, but attendees must register in advance to receive the link to the event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gardening-on-the-gulf-coast-tickets-106812198160
Each Thursday: “Garden Success” radio show with Skip Richter, County Extension Agent- Horticulture, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. noon to 1 p.m. Listen to Skip’s advice on gardening in the Brazos Valley on KAMU-FM 90.9. Call in garden questions at 979-845-5689 or e-mail: email@example.com
Saturday, November 7, 14, and 21: Open Days at the John Fairey Garden (formerly Peckerwood Garden), 20559 F.M. 359, Hempstead. Tours of the garden given at 9, 10, and 11 a.m. Cost $10 per person. Details: https://jfgarden.org/about/
Friday, November 13, 2020: Meeting of the A&M Garden Club, 9:30-11:30 am via Zoom. Business meeting and presentation on Companion Plants in Containers, starting at 9:30 a.m. Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting log in information. https://amgardenclub.com/
Saturday, November 14: Plant Giveaway at Peace Lutheran Church, 2201 Rio Grande Blvd, College Station, sponsored by the A&M Garden Club. 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Members bring plants, herbs and flowers to share with community members. https://amgardenclub.com/
Tuesday, November 17: Meeting of the TAMU Women’s Club Garden Interest Group (GIG) via Zoom. 9:30 a.m. general gardening announcements, 10:00 a.m. program, “Organic Gardening ” presented by Bob Daily, Montgomery County Master Gardener, garden writer and lecturer. Learn how to create healthy and bountiful ornamental and vegetable gardens through organic principles. E-mail to email@example.com for Zoom details.
Each Wednesday and Friday: Aggie Horticulture Facebook Live Events . Excellent opportunity to view live and recorded short talks on various gardening topics. 1:00 p.m. https://www.facebook.com/Aggie-Horticulture-26803072143/. Or https://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/fblive/
Bryan/College Station Rose Society. Covid Hiatus until November. Those interested in growing roses are encouraged to visit the American Rose Society’s website, rose.org. It is a treasure trove of information about growing roses. Additional questions: Maggie Boriski 979-778-4252.