FRIDAY

Meeting of the A&M Garden Club, 9:30 a.m., College Station Waste Water Treatment Plant, 2200 N. Forest Parkway, College Station. Presentation at 10:30 a.m. on "Heirloom Bulbs" by Robert Martinez, Brazos County Master Gardener and expert on heirloom bulbs. www.facebook.com/AMGardenClub/.

South Brazos County Farmers Market, noon to 5:30 p.m., parking lot of Scott & White Hospital, 700 Scott & White Blvd., Texas 6, College Station. Locally grown seasonal produce, grass-fed beef, honey, eggs, fresh ground whole corn meal and grits, pickles, and more. 281-684-1372.


SATURDAY

Brazos Valley Farmers' Market, 8 a.m. to noon, Downtown Bryan at Main and 22nd streets. Enjoy the food truck, shop for seasonal veggies, homemade baked goods and much more. www.brazosvalleyfarmersmarket.com

Brenham Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon, 307 S. Park St., Brenham.

Open House and Flower Show, 1 to 3 p.m., Family Promise of Bryan College Station Building, 1401 W. Martin Luther King Blvd., Bryan. Sponsored by A&M Garden Club and Family Promise of Bryan-College Station. The judged show, titled "One World" features an environmental theme with floral designs, locally grown horticulture specimens, educational exhibits and projects made by the clients of Family Promise. Information about Family Promise is available at www.facebook.com/FamilyPromiseBCS/.  


TUESDAY

Meeting of the TAMU Women's Club Garden Interest Group, 9:30 a.m., Education Classroom in the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Center. Garden Manager Joseph Johnson will update us on The Gardens at A&M. Guests are welcome.

Brazos County Master Gardeners Get Growing Series -- "How to Grow Succulents in Containers," 6 to 7 p.m., Lick Creek Nature Center. While planting succulents is straightforward, there are a few things that will help ensure they grow healthy. This session will provide a few, lesser-known tips that lead to success. Presented by Master Gardener David McAden. Brazosmg.com.


WEDNESDAY

"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 www.brazosmg.com; and snail mail, 2619 Texas 21 West, Bryan, TX 77803.

Organizational meeting of the Bryan/College Station Rose Society, noon, IHOP, 758 E. Rudder Freeway, Bryan. The BCSRS will become part of a network of more than 300 societies and clubs affiliated with the American Rose Society. Membership benefits in ARS include experienced speakers, up-to-date rose growing information and magazine subscriptions and much more. All interested rosarians are invited to attend this meeting.


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 Richter's advice on gardening in the Brazos Valley on KAMU-FM 90.9. Call in garden questions at 979-845-568.

Brazos Valley Chapter Texas Master Naturalist monthly chapter presentation, 6:30 p.m., Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History. Program: "Conservation Laws & Ethics: An Interactive Exploration" with Richard Heilbrun of the Conservation Outreach Program. This discussion will challenge you to explore your viewpoints and the laws that mold our system and our behaviors. Are the wildlife laws outdated? What role do we play in shaping the conservation ethos and wildlife laws that exist in our society? Free and open to the public.


UPCOMING

Oct. 20 and 21: Pumpkin Palooza at Millican Reserve, 19851 F.M. 2154, College Station. In addition to the normal markets, there will be a pumpkin patch, beer tent, pumpkin chunkin' via trebuchet, kids activities zone and food truck rally. New this year, is a Cyclo-Cross race -- a cross between a road bike and a mountain bike race. Details: pumpkinpalooza18.splashthat.com/.

Brazos Beautiful annual tree sale: Order trees online until Oct. 19. If there are any extra trees, you can purchase them on site on Oct. 20. Trees available include American Beautyberry, Black Locust, Cedar Elm, Burr Oak, Chinquapin Oak, Natchez Crape Myrtle, River Birch, and Wax Myrtle. Trees should be 3 to 5 gallons and cost $20 each. All trees must be picked up on Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Post Oak Mall. Details and order form: keepbrazosbeautiful.org.

Free Homeowner's Landscape Design and Plant Selection Workshop, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Navasota River Halls, 2692 Texas 105 W., Navasota. Sponsored by the Grimes County Master Gardeners Association. Free hands-on workshop on home landscape design using drought-tolerant plants, edibles, herbs and native plants. Lunch and materials will be provided. Pre-register by Oct. 15. Details: 936 873 3907 or grimesmastergardeners@gmail.com.


ONGOING

Accepting applications through Nov. 1 for the Brazos County 2019 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course. The program is a volunteer development program of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and is designed to train and certify volunteers to extend gardening knowledge and solve lawn and landscape problems for their fellow citizens. Applicants should have a desire to volunteer, to obtain advanced training and to share their gardening knowledge with others in the community. Classes will be Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. January through May 2019. Fee, details and applications are available at brazosmg.com or by contacting the office of Brazos County Extension at 979-823-0129.


The Garden Calendar is a public service provided by The Eagle and The Brazos County Master Gardeners Association. To have your gardening event listed in The Eagle, contact Ginny Smith at gsmith203@suddenlink.net or 846-0997. The deadline for submitting is the Friday one week before publication.

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