December in the Garden

Gardening does not stop in Texas in December, but it does slow down considerably.  Use the time to catch up on your note-taking and get some “catalog” time in.  Mulch, mulch, mulch.  Sometimes it’s the only way to protect cold tender plants.  Spider mites thrive in warmth.  Be sure to check your indoor plants for mites and take appropriate action.   …

Evergreen Sumac

By Rocio Bomberg, Bexar County Master Gardener “Native plants give us a sense of where we are in this great land of ours. I want Texas to look like Texas and Vermont to look like Vermont.” Lady Bird Johnson I have taken what Lady Bird Johnson said to heart and am transforming my landscape so that I have only native …

After the Freeze

by Linda Cace, Bexar County Master Gardener Now that the snow is melting and temperatures are warming, many of us will be heading outside to assess damage and maybe shed a few tears. I, for one, have been standing at my back windows and mourning my beloved plants, but things may not be as bad as they look right now. …

CULTIVATE! Fall 2022

Online! Friday & SaturdaySeptember 9-10, 20229 AM – 1 PM Six (6) Different Gardening Sessions! Chance to Win! San Antonio Botanical Garden Annual Membership$50 Rainbow Gardens Gift Certificates CULTIVATE! is an Event where 6 WaterSaver Reward points can earned. Sign up for the SAWS WaterSaver Rewards Program Here For CULTIVATE! questions: cul[email protected] _________________________

Leaflet – August 25, 2021

News and Announcements Only 13 Weeks Left to Complete Your Certification! _________________________ 2022 Monthly Meetings will be a hybrid format. Alternating months, beginning in January 2022, will be in-person from 1-3 PM at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens. The other alternating months, beginning in February 2022, will be online from 6-8 PM. We look forward to gathering together again. _________________________ …

Face-to-Face Activities – Cancelled

Bexar County Master Gardener Cancellations, Closures and Contacts To support Social Distancing, Bexar County Master Gardeners will not be conducting any face-to-face activities through the end of May. The AgriLife Extension Service and Bexar County Master Gardener offices will be closed until May 4. The Bexar County Master Gardener Hotline is still open and available for your gardening questions at …

Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard – Field Trip

Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard Field Trip Bexar County Master Gardeners!You are invited to attend a lunch and program at theSandy Oaks Olive Orchard Thursday, October 10, 201911 am Deadline: Monday, October 7, 2019 For lunch menu, cost, registration info and more… Register Online or at the BCMG Office ____________________

Cultivate! Fall 2019

Saturday, September 7, 20198 am – 2 pm At theUniversity of The Incarnate Word Activities Featured Speaker Nine 1-hour Workshops ($)Interactive Expo/Vendor areaAnd More! Admission to CULTIVATE! is freeWorkshops & Featured Speaker are $5 each All Workshops are Approved for SAWS’s WaterSaver Rewards  Preregistration for CULTIVATE! is now closed. Walk-in registration will be available on Saturday. Come join us! For …

The History of Water in San Antonio – BCMG Monthly Meeting 8/15/2019

The History of Water in San Antonio Gregg EckhardtSenior Analyst, San Antonio Water System Hosted by the Bexar County Master Gardeners Thursday, August 15, 20191-3 pm at Bexar County Master Gardeners3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208San Antonio, TX 78230 Free and Open to the Public For more information… 1 CEU Code: 002 _________________________