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August 19, 2017 Back To School Bash
Thanks to all the community members who attended, donated, and participated in the SWH Back to School Bash in August 2017! We are Woodland Hills!
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MARCH 11. 2017 South Woodland Hills Event Community Meet Neighbors! Share & Swap Plants (save a little money?) and Learn About Gardening Month By Month! Plant Swap & Share PLUS Speaker - Robert “Skip” Richter Harris County Master Gardener Manager and Author of Texas Month-by-Month Gardening: What to Do Each Month to Have A Beautiful Garden All Year Speaker - Robert “Skip” Richter will share “What to do in your lawn and garden this month” and answer questions on gardening, plants, plant care, and plants & landscapes. - Please feel free to bring in samples and photos for identification/diagnosis during the Q&A period. - Please bring plant needing diagnosis in a Ziploc bag to prevent potential spreading of plant diseases. At the end of the Q & A Session there will be a drawing for South Woodland Hills residents of 2 books “Texas Month-by-Month Gardening: What to Do Each Month to Have A Beautiful Garden All Year” for in attendance* 8:30 to 11:30 South Woodland Hills Community Room Plant Swap & Share will meet in front of the Community Room Please feel free to post plants to share or swap on South Woodland Hills Facebook Event notice 9:30- 10:30 Speaker and Q & A Community Room 10:30 to 11:30 AM plant swap & share in front of the Community Room *Drawing for South Woodland Hills residents only and resident must be in attendance to receive the book. NO Board members are eligible for the book drawing. “Robert "Skip" Richter has gardened in the brush country of south Texas, the acid sands of the East Texas piney woods, the semiarid climate and high-pH soils of central Texas, and the humid, hot climate and black clays of southeast Texas. He is a horticulturist, gardening educator, garden writer, and avid horticultural photographer. Skip received his master's degree in horticulture from Texas A&M University and has gone on to manage Master Gardener programs in Montgomery, Travis, and Harris counties, where he currently coordinates over 325 volunteers. He helped develop a variety of environmental gardening programs, including the Extension's Don't Bag It yard waste recycling programs, the Composting for Kids educational web page, and the Grow Green environmental education program. Skip serves as a contributing editor for Texas Gardener magazine and has appeared weekly on the Central Texas Gardener television program for over a decade.