Orange County Master Gardeners Offers Native Plants and Herbs Class

Orange County Master Gardeners Offers Native Plants and Herbs Class

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The Orange County Master Gardeners will offer “An Overview of Traditional Native Plants and Herbs for Health and Medicinal Benefits” on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at Cormier Park, 8235 FM 1442 in Orange.

This will be the first in a series on native plants and herbs which will focus on different topics such as herb teas, decoction, and other uses in everyday life. The seminars are FREE and are limited to 12 people in each of the two sessions. Sessions will be (1) 9:00AM – 10:30AM and (2) 11:00AM – 12:30PM. Each participant will be given their own native plant or herb to take home.

Current COVID-19 precautions will be taken with everyone being required to wear a mask that covers both the mouth and nose. Social distancing will be observed along with hand sanitizer and other PPE being available if needed.

All participants must pre-register choosing which session they would like. It will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please email your registration to and state which session you would like along with your name and telephone number. Those not making either session will be put on a reserve list in case of cancellations.

The Master Gardeners of Orange County is a volunteer development program offered by Texas AgriLife Extension Service and is designed to increase the availability of horticultural information and improve the quality of life through horticultural projects in Orange County. Program objectives are implemented through the training and “employing” local volunteers, known as Master Gardeners. They aid Extension by conducting school garden projects; answering telephone requests for horticultural information; establishing and maintaining demonstration gardens; working with special audiences in the community; and designing and implementing community improvement projects, as well as coordinating Master Gardener projects primarily in Orange County.

For more information, visit their website.

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