South Brazos County Farmers Market, noon to 6 p.m. Parking lot of Scott & White Hospital, 700 Scott & White Blvd., Texas 6, College Station. Locally grown seasonal produce, honey, eggs, fresh ground whole corn meal and grits, pickles, grass-fed beef and pork, and more. Details: 281-684-1372.


Brazos Valley Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon. Downtown Bryan at Main and 21st streets. Enjoy Texas products grown and made by Texans, plants; organic meats and free-range eggs; baked goods; local honey, homemade jams, jellies and canned veggies; seasonal vegetables, crafts and more. Details:


“Garden Line,” 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Brazos County Master Gardeners will answer your questions via phone at 979-823-0129; email at; and snail mail at 2619 Texas 21 West, Bryan, TX 77803.


“Garden Success” radio show with Skip Richter, county extension agent — horticulture, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, noon to 1 p.m. Listen to Richter’s advice on gardening in the Brazos Valley on KAMU-FM 90.9. Call in garden questions at 979-845-5689 or email


Sept. 10: Meeting of the Bryan/College Station Rose Society, noon. James Kneip, Brazos County Master Gardener, will demonstrate rose grafting. Please RSVP for directions and meeting details at 979-778-4252. Public is invited but reservations are required.

Sept. 10: Meeting of the Brazos Valley Orchid Society, 7 p.m. Station 6 Fire Station on the corner of Tarrow and University drives, College Station. Bring flowering orchids to show. Anyone interested in growing orchids is welcome. Details: 979-846-3496 or

Sept. 13: A&M Garden Club business meeting and program, 9:30 a.m. Fourth-floor Wellness Auditorium at CHI St. Joseph Health — College Station Hospital, 1604 Rock Prairie, College Station. Program: “Arrangements and Designs Using Recycled Wine Bottles” with Sarah McReynolds, past president of Texas Garden Clubs and member of the Mexia Garden Club. An “Educational Minute” on a horticulture topic will also be given by a club member during the meeting. Guests welcome. or

A&M Garden Club is accepting registrations through Sunday for a wreath-making workshop “Making Your Entrance Grand.” This botanical arts workshop will be on Oct. 5 from 9 to 11:45 a.m. at the Benz School of Floral Design in the Texas A&M Horticulture Building. It will be followed by an optional lunch and a guided tour of the Leach Garden on A&M Campus. There is a fee to attend the workshop and optional lunch and advanced registration for both is required. For more information, visit

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