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Event Calendar

Upcoming Events:

Introduction to Bee Keeping

Time: Sun. November 9, 2014 1:30pm-3:00pm

Location: Wabash Feed & Garden Store

Cost: Free

Honeybees are an integral part of our food production system. You can enjoy the benefits of their pollination, and honey more easily than you might think.Join us for a two-hour class meant to help you get started keeping bees. Topics covered included: honeybee biology and behavior, beekeeping history, and beekeeping equipment, including beehive parts and their functions.

There will be plenty of question and answer time included at the end of the class.

 


Past Events:

Introduction to Poultry & Ducks by John Berry

Time: Sun. October 12, 2014 1:30pm-3:00pm

Location: Wabash Feed & Garden Store

Cost: Free

Backyard poultry is more popular than ever. Learn poultry basics including food, shelter, care and what chicken is right for you. There will be plenty of question and answer time included at the end of the class.

 


Bee Tour Demonstration by John Berry & Betty Heacker

Time: Sat. October 4, 2014 1:30pm-3:00pm

Location: On Location

Cost: $20

Experience the opening of a beehive. Guest will received a guided tour of the honeybee colony including seeing the eggs, larvae and capped brood. Learn “bee etiquette” and what to look for as a beekeeper. Participants will need to wear long sleeve shirts and long pants. Veils will be provided. This class is for anyone interested in beekeeping, just getting started or an adventure, size is limited. To learn more about this class or to register contact the store.


Houston Gardening for Northern Gardeners

Time: Sat. September 13, 2014 1:30pm-3:00pm

Location: Wabash Feed & Garden Store

Cost: Free

If you are new to Houston or new to gardening, consider coming to Wabash’s Lecture on Houston Gardening for Northern Gardeners. Join us to learn what to plant, when to plant it so you may enjoy your gardening experience in Houston. You will receive a schedule of what plants to plant throughout the year, as well as a list of those recommended for the Houston area.


TWRC Wildlife Center at Wabash

Time: Sat. August 16, 2014 1:30pm-3:00pm

Location: Wabash Feed & Garden Store

Cost: Free

Join Wabash and Texas Wildlife Resource Center (TWRC) for a fun experience for any young child, especially for those living in an urban environment. TWRC will bring many different wild animals, discuss Texas wildlife and their habitat, and how TWRC is involved.

So bring the family by, or just yourself to Wabash Feed and Garden Center on Saturday, August 16th at 1:30 PM to be enlightened and entertained by the TWRC. Photos are encouraged and the animals are more than happy to pose with you.


Beeyard Visit

Time: Sun. July 13, 2014 12:00pm-3:00pm

Location: Wabash Feed & Garden Store

Cost: $20

Experience the opening of a beehive. Guest will received a guided tour of the honeybee colony including seeing the eggs, larvae and capped brood. Learn “bee etiquette” and what to look for as a beekeeper. Participants will need to wear long sleeve shirts; long pants and veils will be provided. This class is for anyone interested in beekeeping or just getting started, size is limited. To learn more about this class or to register contact the store.


Beeyard Visit

Time: Sun. May 25, 2014 1:30pm-3:30pm

Location: Wabash Feed & Garden Store

Cost: $20

Experience the opening of a beehive. Guest will received a guided tour of the honeybee colony including seeing the eggs, larvae and capped brood. Learn “bee etiquette” and what to look for as a beekeeper. Participants will need to wear long sleeve shirts; long pants and veils will be provided. This class is for anyone interested in beekeeping or just getting started, size is limited. To learn more about this class or to register contact the store.


Chickens with John Berry

Time: Sat. May 17, 2014 1:30pm-3:30pm

Location: Wabash Feed & Garden Store

Backyard chickens are more popular than ever. Learn poultry basics including food, shelter, care and what chicken is right for you. There will be plenty of question and answer time included at the end of the class.


Growing Tropical Trees in Houston with Dianne Norman

Time: Sun. May 4, 2014 1:30pm-3:30pm

Location: Wabash Feed & Garden Store

Did you know that Avocado, Mango, Papaya and other tropical fruit trees grow in Houston? Join us for a talk on tropical trees and their care. Learn the best varieties for our area. Questions are welcomed. Instructor: Dianne Norman owns her own Wholesale Nursery, is a Texas Master Gardener and had one of the first Organic Subscription Farms in the Coastal area.


Farm Babies

Time: Sat. March 22nd, 2014 1:30pm-3:30pm

Location: Wabash Feed & Garden Store

Springtime is the season for farm babies. Chicks, ducklings, and bunnies are turning up this time of year. This is a wonderful family activity to learn what it takes to care for Farm Babies of your own.


Introduction to Citrus with Dianne Norman

Time: Sun. March 23rd, 2014 1:30pm-3:30pm

Location: Wabash Feed & Garden Store

Dianne will discuss the many varieties of citrus and their rootstock. She will also cover where to plant your citrus for the best results, care and fertilizing. She will share tips on distinguishing leaf symptoms, insects, fungus and nutritional deficiencies. Instructor: Dianne Norman owns her own Wholesale Nursery, is a Texas Master Gardener and had one of the first Organic Subscription Farms in the Coastal area.

Growing Tomatoes with Dianne Norman

Time: Sat. February 22nd, 2014 1:30pm-3:30pm

Location: Wabash Feed & Garden Store

There are over 100 varieties of tomatoes. Dianne will introduce you to heirlooms that do well in our area as well as hybrids that have great flavor. She will also share secrets of growing your favorite tomatoes. Instructor: Dianne Norman owns her own Wholesale Nursery, is a Texas Master Gardener and had one of the first Organic Subscription Farms in the Coastal area.


Container Herbs with Ed Dreier

Time: Sat. February 15th, 2014 1:30pm-3:30pm

Location: Wabash Feed & Garden Store

Want fresh herbs at your fingertips but don’t have a lot of space? Ed will show you how to create your own specialized herb garden, growing herbs that you can use in your kitchen. He will also discuss which herbs to pair together and different containers or pots you can use. Instructor: Ed Dreier is one of Wabash’s garden staff with a degree in horticulture and is a Texas master gardener.


Bed Preparation Basics with Mark Bowen

Time: Sat. February 8th, 2014 1:30pm-3:30pm

Location: Wabash Feed & Garden Store

Come learn how to get all your gardening beds prepped and ready to go for spring. We will explore soil preparation techniques, soil amendments, fertilizer supplementation, troubleshooting soil related problems and mulching recommendations. Mark Bowen is a horticulturist, a local garden writer and author and the general manager of Nature’s Way Resources.


Introduction to Bees with John Berry

Time: February 1st, 2014 1:30pm-3:30pm

Location: Wabash Feed & Garden Store


Constructing Fountains / Presentation with Mykolaj Polotko

Time: Sat. January 25th, 2014 1:30pm-3:30pm

Location: Wabash Feed & Garden Store

Learn how to construct a strong, durable and lightweight fountain or statute using Styrofoam as a base. Styrofoam is easy to shape to your design and then cover with fiberglass fabric, concrete and stucco to give the illusion of a solid piece. Mykolaj will go over where to buy supplies and other options such as clay.


Introduction to Stone Fruit with Dianne Norman

Time: Sun. January 19th, 2014 1:30pm-3:30pm

Location: Wabash Feed & Garden Store

You will be surprised to find out the fruit trees that will produce in our area. Learn how to organically care for your stone fruit trees. Dianne will go over planting, fertilizing, pruning, spraying and watering. Instructor: Dianne Norman owns her own Wholesale Nursery, is a Texas Master Gardener and had one of the first Organic Subscription Farms in the Coastal area.


Bareroot Fruit Trees & Care with Dianne Norman

Time: Sun. January 12th, 2014 1:30pm-3:30pm

Location: Wabash Antiques & Feed Store

Dianne will discuss best varieties, how to care, prune and plant fruit trees and other bareroot plants. She will also talk about chill hours and how it affects fruit trees. Some trees will need special care. Information sheets will be provided to help with instructions. Instructor: Dianne Norman owns her own Wholesale Nursery, is a Texas Master Gardener and had one of the first Organic Subscription Farms in the Coastal area.


Wabash 23rd Anniversary Party

Time: Wed December 11, 2013 530pm-830pm Wabash Anniversary 2013

Location: Wabash Antiques & Feed Store

Free Valet Parking

Delicious Food and Great Fun!


Honey Extractor Class by John Berry CLICK HERE for Honey Extractor Time Slot Reservation

Time: Sat Sept 14, 2013 9am-4pm honeybee

Location: Wabash Antiques & Feed Store

Looking for an efficient way to extract your honey? Sign up for a two-hour class to harvest your honey. Bring in your super and we will have uncapping and extracting equipment available. This is an economical solution for a small-scale beekeeper to harvest their honey without the expense of an extractor. Spectators are welcome. Space is limited, only 4 two-hour spots are available. CLICK HERE for Honey Extractor Time Slot Reservation


How To Build A Bird Feeder with Russell Russell

Time: Sat Nov 16, 2013 1:30-3:30 p.m.kid_bird_feeders

Location: Wabash Antiques & Feed Store

Admission: Free

Join Wabash and Recipe For Success for a free Family Day at Wabash. Crafts will include making organic newspaper pots for seedlings, creating a plant maze, pine cone bird feeders and paper bag turkeys. Great fun for young kids.


Companion Planting by Dianne Norman

Time: Sat Oct 19, 2013 1:30-3:30 p.m.companion-planting

Location: Wabash Antiques & Feed Store

Companion planting is based on the idea that certain plants can benefit others when planted next to, or close to one another. If your garden isn’t growing as well as you want, maybe you should consider companion planting. Dianne will discuss which vegetables that, when planted together are mutually beneficial. Instructor: Dianne Norman owns her own Wholesale Nursery, is a Texas Master Gardener and had one of the first Organic Subscription Farms in the Coastal area.

 


“The Tales of Wisdom and Folly” Book Signing w/ Author & Illustrator Dr Francelle Blum

Time: Sun Oct 26, 2013 11am-3pmTales of Wisdom and Folly Book Signing

Location: Wabash Antiques & Feed Store

CLICK HERE to view the flyer!

Meet the Author & Learn about Maisie—the Wabash Adoption Kitty who changed Francelle’s life and inspired this book!

Wisdom & Folly offers adults, young readers, and animal lovers of all ages the chance to revel in the everyday antics and adventure of two very special cats and their very forgiving and delightfully eccentric old woman. Whether you want a little adventure or just need some laugh-out-loud time, let yourself fall into the special world that Wisdom and Folly call home. You’ll want to stay there!

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