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Botanical series at the library starts August 9

Post Date:08/07/2018 9:08 AM

Do you have, or wish you had, a green thumb? Come to the Pflugerville Public Library in August and September for a botanical themed program!

Get succulent care tips and put together a mini planter during the Succulent Bar on Thursday, August 9, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. Space is limited to 30 participants. Materials will be provided on a first come, first served basis. This event is for those 18 and up only.

Come to the Master Gardener Presentation: Houseplants 101 on Thursday, August 23, 6 - 7 p.m. Master Gardener Linda Burch will discuss houseplant selection and care. The topics covered in the presentation include, selecting Houseplants according to your home environment, type of media for growing houseplants, containers, repotting, and care of special potted plants. Refreshments will be provided while supplies last. This program is for ages 18 and up only.

On September 20, 6 - 7:30 p.m., for the Adult Pfab Lab Craft, guests will make a piece of wall art using vintage botanical prints. Materials will be provided while supplies last. This craft is for ages 18 and up only. Children are not allowed in the Pfab Lab during adult programs. 

If you've got too much of a good thing, come share the wealth. The Plant Swap will be held on Saturday, September 22, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. This program will take place in the library courtyard. All ages are welcome to attend the Plant Swap. 

Plant swap guidelines:

  • All plants must be labeled and growing conditions must be included.
  • No invasive species. See this website for more information.
  • Drought-tolerant species highly encouraged
  • Swap guidelines: Bring one, take one. Participants are also welcome to bring donations of seeds, plants, and cuttings.

In addition to the swap, participants can also plant vegetable seeds provided by Gaddy's Feed, while supplies last.

Please note that the Succulent Bar, the Master Gardener Presentation and the Adult Pfab Lab Craft are for ages 18 and up only. Children are not permitted at adult events. The Plant Swap is open to all ages. For more family-friendly events, see our children's calendar. The Pflugerville Public Library is located on 1008 W. Pfluger St. See the library calendar or the library Facebook page to save an upcoming event.