Fort Bend County Libraries will present the program “Growing Fruit in Fort Bend County,” on Thursday, January 4, beginning at 6:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear.
Fort Bend County Master Gardener Deborah Birge will talk about varieties of fruit trees that can thrive in the Gulf Coast climate. Hear about proper planting techniques and recommended maintenance tips to encourage fruit production, including pruning, feeding and watering. Anyone interested in learning more about growing fruit trees is encouraged to attend.
Birge has been a master gardener for 16 years and holds specialist certifications in Citrus Culture, Home Fruit Production, and First-Detector Plant Disease.
The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library at 281-633-4675 or the library system’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734.