The Bowie County Master Gardeners/Texas A&M-Texarkana will present a program on “Preserving the Harvest” on Monday, July 9, 2018, at Texas A&M University from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. The class is free and open to the public and will take place in the Science and Technology Building, Room 306. No reservation is required to attend.

According to the Press Release, the Program will be presented by Cheryl Mapston who is retired from the Texas A&M Agri-Life Extension Service and a current Texas Master Gardener.

How can you preserve your produce to enjoy it year round? There are more ways than you might think!

So what do you do when you have an abundance of wonderful produce from your garden? If your basket runneth over this season, join the Master Gardeners for tips and advice on how to store and preserve your fruits and vegetables to enjoy your harvest through the winter months and beyond.

Cheryl will answer questions on how to stretch the life of your garden crops as long as possible. Some veggies store much better than others do, a good thing to know if you are looking to eat more fresh produce from your garden all year long.

For more information, call Emily Newsome at Texas A&M at 903.223.3039 or Teresa Slack at 903.831.7494.



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