Fall Home Vegetable Production with Tom Leroy

LIBERTY, July 7, 2014 - Wondering what to plant in your home garden this fall? Then we have the program for you! The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service—Liberty County and the Liberty County Master Gardener Association are proud to present a program with Tom Leroy, Montgomery County Extension Agent Emeritus—Horticulture. He will talk about vegetable production, pest and disease control, and water conservation in the home vegetable garden.


Considered one of the best in the field of Horticulture and Home Gardening, Tom Leroy began his 35 year career with the Texas A&M University System after receiving a Master’s Degree in Plant Breeding from Texas A&M University. Recently retired he has served as the Montgomery and Harris County Extension Agent for Horticulture and established the first Master Gardener Program in the State of Texas. Working with Bill Adams, Tom Leroy has co-authored three gardening books, Growing Fruits and Nuts in the South, Common Sense Vegetable Gardening in the South, and The Southern Kitchen Garden.

The program will be held on Thursday, July 17 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

There is a $15.00 fee for this program. RSVP by the close of business day on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 to 936-334-3230.

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid, service or accommodation in order to participate are encouraged to contact the Liberty County Office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service at 936-334-3230 five business days in advance of the event to advise us of the auxiliary aid or service that you will require.

Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.

The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating

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