Garden calendar: Aug. 22

By By Kathy Huber Rainwater Harvesting for Homeowners: sponsored by Urban Harvest. 9-11 a.m. at the University of St. Thomas, Strake Hall, Room 207, 3918 Yoakum; 713-880-5540, urbanharvest.org. $30 members, $45 nonmembers.

The Patio Garden: with former Montgomery County agent Tom LeRoy. 9-11 a.m. at the Galveston County AgriLife Extension Service, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston.

The Woodlands 13th annual Fall Home and Garden Show: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center, 1601 Lake Robbins, The Woodlands; woodlandsshows.com. $8-$9, ages 12 and younger free.

Harris County Master Gardeners Open Garden Day and Low-Maintenance Landscaping Seminar: 9-11:30 a.m. at 3033 Bear Creek; 281-855-5600, hcmga.tamu.edu.

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

Basic Organic Vegetable Gardening: sponsored by Urban Harvest. 10 a.m.-noon at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Drive; 713-880-5540, urbanharvest.org. $35 members, $45 nonmembers.

Consulting rosarians panel. 7:30 p.m. at the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion in McGovern Centennial Gardens, 1500 Hermann; houstonrose.org.

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