How to grow Mangos at the UH Urban Garden Center

Jun 10, 2010 | PC Community

 

The public is invited to come down to the UH Urban Garden Center in Pearl City this Saturday, June 12 and learn how to grow and care for mango trees. Classes will be conducted at 9:00am and repeated at 10:30am.

Saturday's event is part of the UH Urban Garden Center's "Second Saturday at the Garden." Classes will be taught on controlling pests and diseases by University of Hawaii Master Gardeners. There is open registration for classes. A $5 donation will be accepted at the door.

                                                             Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

University of Hawaii Master Gardeners teaching classes to the public at the UH Urban Garden Center in Pearl City.

There are many varieties of mangos recommended for Hawaii; Ah Ping, Fairchild, Gouveia, Harders, Keitt, Momi K, Pope and Rapoza. Haden and Pirie mango trees are very popular in many Pearl City backyards.

                                                             Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

A typical Pirie mango tree shown here growing in a Pearl City backyard.

The public is welcome to come and learn and stroll the gardens with the UH Urban Garden Center volunteers and University of Hawaii Master Gardeners.

The UH Urban Garden Center is located at:

955 Kamehameha Highway, Pearl City, Hawaii, 96782

For directions or more information, call 453-6050, or 453-6055, or visit www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/ougc