Green Thumb Program

Highland Lakes Master Gardener Association

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Highland Lakes Master Gardener
  Green Thumb Program

The Highland Lakes Master Gardeners present a Green Thumb Program focused on enhancing the experience of the local public in all aspects of plants and their environment.  Presentations by local experts are free and open for all to attend. Watch your local newspaper for announcements about the 2020 informative presentations at the Libraries in Buchanan Dam and Kingsland. For additional information contact Gary Hoffmann,

We have some exciting programs coming up in 2020.   (click here for the events calendar)   
Here are the programs scheduled for this year. Sign up to be reminded by email so you won't miss any programs. We will remind you about these classes and other free events put on by the Master Gardeners, Garden Club, Birding and Wildflower Society, Native Plant Society and other local organizations. We know you will have a good time at these free programs and we hope to see you there.

2020 Green Thumb Programs
Highland Lakes Master Gardener Association
All these programs are approved for Advanced Training Credit for Master Gardeners
  K Kingsland Library,  125 W. Polk, Kingsland   1:00 PM to 2:00 PM                            
                   L Lakeshore Library      7346 RR 261., Buchanan Dam      2:00 PM to 3:00 PM 

March 11               Health Benefits and Indoor Plants                      Willard Horn ,                L Lakeshore Library
                                                                                                            Master Gardener

April 8                   Monarch Butterflies In Our Neck of the Woods   Sondra Fox                    L Lakeshore Library
                                                                                                             Master Naturalist

May 13                   Turf Grass Diseases                                              Kelly Tarla                        K Kingsland Library
                                                                                                              Burnet County
                                                                                                              Extension Agent

June 10                   Keyhole Gardening - Using a Small Space to       Gail Eltgroth                     Kingsland Library
                                Grow a Large Variety of Garden Plants                Master Gardener

July 9                       The Why, What, When & How                                Kelly Tarla                        L Lakeshore Library
                                 of Soil Sampling                                                   Burnet County
                                                                                                               Extension Agent
August 12                 Landscaping With Texas Native Plants                  Gail Eltgroth                      L Lakeshore Library
                                                                                                                          Master Gardener

September 9            Threats to Texas Trees and the Remedies             Rebecca Johnson            L Lakeshore Library 
                                                                                                                           Certified Arborist

October 14                The Right Irrigation System for                             Suzy Buchanan               K Kingsland Library
                                     Your Needs                                                              Irrigation Specialist
                                                                                                                            Master Gardener

 As specified above, five programs are at Lakeshore Library.
                    K Kingsland Library                 125 W. Polk, Kingsland  1:00 PM to 2:00 PM  
                   L Lakeshore Library                         7346 RR 261, Buchanan Dam  2:00 PM   to 3:00 PM                                                           

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Check out the Gardening Events Calendar for future Green Thumb Programs and other gardening activities.  We hope to see you soon.