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:

Peckerwood Garden Tour: See the Woody Lilies of Peckerwood Garden, 10 a.m. 20559 F.M. 359 Road, Hempstead. Fee. To register, call 826-3232 or email


Meeting of the Bryan/College Station Rose Society, noon. IHOP on Texas 6 in Bryan. Program: “Watering and fertilizing roses.” Please RSVP: 778-4252. Public is invited.

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: 846-3496 or


“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 845-5689 or email


Sept. 13: A&M Garden Club business meeting and program, 9:30 a.m. Fourth floor Wellness Auditorium at CHI St. Joseph Health, 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

Sept. 17: Meeting of the TAMU Women’s Club Garden Interest Group, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Education Classroom, George Bush Presidential Museum, 1000 George Bush Drive. “Veggie Gardening with the Seasons” with Mike Vidrine, Brazos County Master Gardener, who has gardened from the Midwest to the tropics of Brazil. He will share his knowledge and experience in growing vegetables and fruits in the Brazos Valley. Free and open to the public.

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