Master Gardener-sponsored fruit sales continue

By By Kathy Huber Harris County Master Gardeners’ Open Garden Day and Soil and Composting Workshop: 9–11:30 a.m at Harris County AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek; 281-855-5600, harris.agrilife.org/hort.

Sponsored by Organic Horticulture Benefits Alliance. 4-8 p.m. at United Way, 50 Waugh; register at ohba.org. $55 members, $75 nonmembers, includes dinner.

Innovative Strategies for Sustainable Parking:

Part of the Third Sustainable Landscape Conference, sponsored by Mercer Botanic Gardens. 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Big Stone Lodge in Dennis Johnston Park, 709 Riley Fuzzel, Spring; 281-443-8731, themercersociety.org. $135 members, $150 nonmembers (includes continuing education credits); $112 members, $125 nonmembers (noncredit).

Harris County Master Gardeners’ Fruit Tree Sale and Symposia: 8 a.m. plant preview, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. sale at the Harris County AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek; 281-855-5600, hcmga.tamu.edu.

Gunters’ Heirloom Vegetables: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-351-8851, arborgate.com.

Secrets of Managing and Installing Your Landscape: with Norman Arnold, owner of Glorious Gardens and Landscapes.

Galveston County Master Gardeners’ Fruit, Citrus and Vegetable Sale: 8 a.m. plant seminar, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. sale at the Wayne Johnson Community Center, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu.

Houston Area Urban Forestry Council event co-sponsored by the Harris County Flood Control District, Texas A&M Forest Service and CenterPoint Energy. 10 a.m. at the Harris County Flood Control District retention basin, 7600 block of W. Little York; 713-688-8931, 713-688-8932, haufc.org.

Brazoria County Master Gardeners training program: 9 a.m.-3:30 Thursdays, Feb. 12-April 16 at 21017 CR 171, Angleton; register by Monday feb. 2 at 979-864-1558, brazoria.agrilife.org. $120.

Harris County Precinct 2 Master Gardeners’ Fruit Tree Sale: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Campbell Hall, Pasadena Fairgrounds, 7600 Red Bluff, Pasadena; hcmga.tamu.edu.

Brazoria County Master Gardeners’ Fruit and Citrus Tree Sale: 8 a.m.-noon at the Brazoria County Fair Grounds, 901 S. Downing, Angleton; 979-864-1558, brazoria.agrilife.org.

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Vegetable and fruit workshops fill garden calendar

By By Kathy Huber Citrus and Fruit Trees for the Houston Area:

Sociohorticulture – The Holistic Garden: with Joe Novak, former Texas A&M University and Louisiana State University professor. 7-8:30 p.m. at the White Oak Conference Center, 7603 Antoine; 713-895-8021, nnmd.org.

Montgomery County Master Gardeners’ Fruit and Nut Tree Sale: 8 a.m. educational presentation, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. sale at the Montgomery County AgriLife Extension Service, 9020 Airport, Conroe; 936-539-7824, mcmga.com.

Fort Bend Master Gardeners’ Fruit and Citrus Tree Sale: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (or until sold out) at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, Barn H, 4310 Texas 36 S., Rosenberg; 281-341-7068, fbmg.com.

Successful Spring Vegetable Gardening: with Master Gardener Luke Stripling. 9-11:30 a.m. at the Galveston County AgriLife Extension Service, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu.

Tomato Varieties and Growing the American Gardener’s Favorite Plant: with Dianne Norman. 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Wabash Feed and Garden Store, 5701 Washington; 713-863-8322, wabashfeed.com.

Harris County Master Gardeners’ Open Garden Day and Soil and Composting Workshop: 9–11:30 a.m at Harris County AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek; 281-855-5600, harris.agrilife.org/hort.

Sponsored by Organic Horticulture Benefits Alliance. 4-8 p.m. at United Way, 50 Waugh; register at ohba.org. $55 members, $75 nonmembers, includes dinner.

[…] Sustainable Landscape Conference:

Harris County Master Gardeners’ Fruit Tree Sale and Symposia: 8 a.m. plant preview, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. sale at the Harris County AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek; 281-855-5600, hcmga.tamu.edu.

Secrets of Managing and Installing Your Landscape: with Norman Arnold, owner of Glorious Gardens and Landscapes.

Nottingham Country Garden Club program. 9:30 a.m. at the Municipal Utility District building, 805 Hidden Canyon, Katy; 713-870-5915, nottinghamgardenclub.org.

Houston Area Urban Forestry Council event co-sponsored by the Harris County Flood Control District, Texas A&M Forest Service and CenterPoint Energy. 10 a.m. at the Harris County Flood Control District retention basin, 7600 block of W. Little York; 713-688-8931, 713-688-8932, haufc.org.

Harris County Precinct 2 Master Gardeners’ Fruit Tree Sale: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Campbell Hall, Pasadena Fairgrounds, 7600 Red Bluff, Pasadena; hcmga.tamu.edu.

Brazoria County Master Gardeners’ Fruit and Citrus Tree Sale: 8 a.m.-noon at the Brazoria County Fair Grounds, 901 S. Downing, Angleton; 979-864-1558, brazoria.agrilife.org.

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Many Buyers No Longer See Marriage as Prerequisite to a Mortgage

By susanne

(TNS)—In more than two decades as a real estate agent, Marc Tahler has seen his client base of would-be buyers shift. He used to see a lot of younger couples, married, maybe with a kid in tow or one on the way. Lately, though, his buyers are trending a little older, and, kid or no, […]

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6 Tips for Choosing a Real Estate Agent

By susanne

Overestimating the selling price for a property is one of the oldest tricks in the real estate agent’s book. The idea is that the seller will be so impressed by the inflated figure, they will chose this agent over other competitors. But the over-priced property is likely to sit on the market for months, while […]

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Hot Property: ‘Minecraft’ Creator Buys $70 Million Mansion

By susanne (TNS)—The L.A. area’s unusually hot ultra-luxury real estate market ended 2014 with yet another mega-sale. Swedish video game billionaire Markus Persson bought a Beverly Hills mansion built by handbag tycoon Bruce Makowsky for $70 million. Although the transaction failed to eclipse last year’s high point for a Los Angeles home sale price—that was the $88.3 […]

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