Learn About Growing Fruit Trees At Libraries’ Livestreamed Online Program

Fort Bend County Libraries will present an online program, “Success with Growing Fruit in Fort Bend County,” on Saturday, February 6, beginning at 10:00 am. This program will be livestreamed via Webex; it will NOT be in person.

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.

Birge has been a master gardener for nearly 20 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. Registration is required. A link to view the presentation online will be emailed to all participants who register. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Classes & Events,” select “Virtual Programs,” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library system’s Communications Office at 281-633-4734.