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BCMG May Monthly Meeting – I Just Wanna Plant a Tomato: The World of Potting Soil

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

May BCMG Seminar and Meeting
Thursday, May 20, 2021
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Hosted by Bexar County Master Gardeners

Topic:  I Just Wanna Plant a Tomato: The World of Potting Soil

MiracleGro, StaGreen, Fox Farm, Nature’s Creation, New Earth, Gardenville, Hill Country, Bob’s Better Dirt — There are so many potting soils/mixes from which to choose.  Where to even begin?  In this seminar Bill will help navigate the jungle of choices and sift through the what’s and how’s of potting soils…or is it potting mixes?

Speaker:  Bill Swantner, Bexar County Master Gardener

Bill Swantner was part of Bexar County Master Gardener Class 61 and became our BCMG Master Gardener of the Year in 2019.  Bill has Advanced Training in both Earth-Kind® Landscaping and First Detector Plant Disease, and he has studied crape myrtle bark scale (CMBS) with the plant pathology staff at Texas A&M University.


The meeting is free and open to the public.
The business portion of the meeting will begin immediately after the conclusion of the presentation.

Join Zoom Webinar

Registration is required, either in advance or minutes before the start of the program.
A personal webinar link will be emailed to you after registration.

1 BCMG CEU – Code 002
Use date 5/21/2021

The 2021 Rodeo Tomato, Ruby Crush, is now available at your local nurseries.
Be sure to pick one up today! 

Proceeds from sales of the Rodeo Tomato benefit the Junior Master Gardener Program. 


May 20
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Categories:

Color codes for the calendar are as follows:

  • Orange: These are events for BCMG members only.
  • Blue: These are public events for which BCMG members can also receive CEU credit.
  • Green: These are events that are open to the general public.