Events for September 18, 2021
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Learn about resident and migrant birds at the Botanical Garden, their characteristics, requirements for food, nesting, and protection, and the native plants you can use to attract them to your yard. Space is limited and face coverings are required. Meet at 9:15 AM behind the Admissions kiosk. Fee:$15 ($13.50, Garden members) Registration deadline is 9:15 AM the day before the ...Find out more »
Learn how to use the tools botanists use to identify unknown plants: dichotomous keys, field guides, and online resources. In this workshop, Eason will discuss the advantages of each tool and model their uses. Then registrants will have the opportunity to apply these tools in the Garden’s Texas Native Trails. Instructor: Michael Eason, Director of Plant Conservation & Research, San ...Find out more »
Preparing Your Fall and Winter Vegetable Garden - Part II Presented by David Rodriguez, Horticulturist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service South Texas offers vegetable gardeners two great growing seasons every year. Fall’s milder temperatures bring out the best flavors in home vegetable gardens. Insects and disease are less bothersome. And we can grow warm- and cool-season crops. David will answer ...Find out more »
This class is comprised of four sessions of speakers and ends with an optional one-on-one consultation for personalized information (attendees should bring a sketch and/or pictures of their landscape). Attendees will receive four books that will be utilized throughout the program. Session 1: Planning a landscape. Session 2: Designing a landscape; utilize each area with a cohesive design to fit ...Find out more »
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.