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:

Free Irrigation Workshop hosted by College Station Water Services, 10 to 11:30 a.m. College Station Utilities Meeting & Training Facility, 1603 Graham Road. Learn how to program your sprinkler controller, spot irrigation leaks and cut your water bill. Free workshop. Handouts, gift cards and door prizes will be up for grabs, too. Reserve your spot for free today by contacting Water Resource Coordinator Jennifer Nations at 979-764-6223 Note: this workshop is opened only to residents of College Station.


Meeting of the Men’s Garden Club, 7 p.m. Room S113 of the A&M United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at Northgate. Fred Rapczyk, a Brazos County Master Gardener, will discuss the benefits of drip irrigation for gardens and planted areas. He will show the components of a drip irrigation system and explain how they can be installed and maintained by Brazos Valley homeowners. Park in the lot directly across Church Street for easy access to the Fellowship Hall. New and prospective members are welcome.


 “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, 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


Aug. 9: Meeting of the A&M Garden Club, 9:30 a.m. New location at College Station Medical Center, Executive Board Room, 4B-101 Board Room. Summer Social Potluck to kick off the new garden club year and announce upcoming activities. Bring a dish to share and talk gardening with fellow gardeners. Details/questions: Guests welcome.

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