Leaflet – June 13, 2018


HOT NEWS:   Master Gardener Specialist Training-Vegetables will be held in San Antonio from 4 to 6 September (Tue-Thu). If interested, email David Rodriguez    AND, Texas Superstar Plant Specialist Training will be hosted by Smith County from 18-20 Sep in Tyler. [Note: San Antonio will probably host his course in 2019 or 2020.]

BCMG Board Meets Thursday, June 21st, 3-5pm, 3355 Cherry Ridge 78230:  All members are welcome to observe the meetings; however, in order to accommodate seating, please email  President Grace Emery  that you will be attending.

SIGN-UP for VOLUNTEER EVENTS using the Event Calendar in the VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM – VMS.  Find number of volunteers still needed, who has signed up, Project Code and even request an event reminder!

Summer Youth Camps:  Pass out supplies, assist with activities at multiple locations: Fri, Jun 15, Fri, Jul 6, and Fri, Aug 10.  (VMS Code 980g)  Email: [email protected]

See all the Details for Classes in the Bexar County area on the MG Calendar!  Classes listed below may be of special interest to you:

Drip Irrigation Workshop with MG John Vann at Rainbow Gardens–Thousand Oaks from 2-4pm on Sat, Jun 23: Pre-Register by Jun 20 by calling Laura at 210-680-5734.

Junior Master Gardener Adult Leader Summer Training:   Earn CEUs in training designed for teachers, educators, and volunteers in support of youth gardening during this session which will be held Wed-Fri, Jul 25-27. Educators will learn about “hands-on” group and individual learning experiences that will provide an appreciation for the environment and cultivate the minds of children.  Contact Ruby Zavala at [email protected]

June BCMG Education Seminar and Meeting:  Thursday, June 21st, 1-3pm.

Chip Thompson, owner of Happy Earth Garden, a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Farm on 11 acres near Rio Medina, will speak about his enterprise and about CSA.  2 CEUs; Code: 003. For more information contact BCMG President: [email protected].

And remember, you can find all the TEXAS MASTER GARDENER SPECIALIST COURSES offered in 2018 at the TMGA website.  If you are interested in attending any courses, please email David Rodriguez, Extension Agent-Horticulture, Bexar County. BCMG CEU Code: 001.
HOT NEWS:   Master Gardener Specialist Training-Vegetables will be held in San Antonio from 4 to 6 September (Tue-Thu). If interested, email David Rodriguez    AND, Texas Superstar Plant Specialist Training will be hosted by Smith County from 18-20 Sep in Tyler. [Note: San Antonio will probably host his course in 2019 or 2020.]

SAWS Customers:  Stage 2 Watering Management Rules are in effect as of Tuesday June 12, 2018.

THIS FRIDAY (Friday, June 15) : Grand Opening of the Leach Teaching Gardens, Texas A&M University from 9amNoon.

Celebrate Pollinators during National Pollinator Week, June 18-24! Visit Pollinating Partnership for details on programs and for planting guides.

Heads Up:  Mitchell Lake Audubon Center will be closed for renovations from June 17 to July 5.  Learn more online.

Dinner Tonight:  Enjoy delicious and simple Beef Kabobs.

Children’s Vegetable Garden Program at SABOT – Registration for Fall  2018 session is now OPEN for one of the nation’s oldest youth gardening programs for children ages 8-13.  Click here for more information!