Fall 2021 Children’s Vegetable Garden Program at SABOT Begins Aug 28 – Registration Now Open!

Fall 2021 Children’s Vegetable Garden Program at San Antonio Botanical Garden Registration is Now Open!  Click here! Saturdays, August 28 - December 11 8:30 - 10:30 AM Fee: $65 per plot ($58.50 member plot).  Registration deadline is Wednesday, Aug 25 at 9:00 A.M. The Children’s Vegetable Garden Program is an opportunity for children to grow their own vegetables with the ...

WaterSaver Guided Tour at SABOT

San Antonio Botanical Garden 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, TX

Come see what’s in bloom!  Explore the Botanical Garden’s WaterSaver Gardens with a Master Naturalist.  Learn the characteristics of different drought tolerant landscapes, including Cottage, Hill Country, Manicure Xeriscape, and Spanish style. Space is limited and face coverings are required. Meet at 10:00 AM behind the Admission kiosk. Fee:  $15 ($13.50, Garden members)  Registration deadline is Wednesday, July 14, at ...

Hot Compost: How To Cook High Quality Compost (Virtual Workshop by Eco Centro)

Are you looking to cook high quality compost?  If so, this FREE workshop is for you.  We will take a deep dive into a super effective, time-tested method for producing high quality hot compost.  We'll get into the process, science, feedstocks, inoculants, "pro tips," and much more. Registration Please visit our Virtual Workshop FAQ if you have any issues registering or logging ...

BCMG July Monthly Meeting – Virtual Tour of the Greenhouse at San Antonio Botanical Garden

July BCMG Seminar and Meeting Thursday, July 15, 2021 6:00 – 8:00 PM Hosted by Bexar County Master Gardeners Topic:  Virtual Tour of the Greenhouse at San Antonio Botanical Garden Stephanie will take us on a virtual tour of the San Antonio Botanical Garden's greenhouse.  She will cover the overall operation, including how plants are propagated, grown, and maintained, as ...

Texas Bird Walk Guided Tour at SABOT

San Antonio Botanical Garden 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, TX

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. Meet at 9:15 am behind the Admissions kiosk.  Space is limited and face coverings are required. Fee:$15 ($13.50, Garden members).  Registration deadline is Friday, July 16 at 9:15 A.M. Registration

Ask-Me-Anything: All About Raised Garden Beds (Webinar by Eco Centro)

Come prepared to learn all about raised garden beds!  Why is this style of gardening so popular?  What are the benefits to using raised beds?  Is raised bed gardening easier than other types of gardens? Come join us in this unique interactive FREE webinar where you will be able to get your questions answered by our expert, Darinka Hudson, founder ...

Is Rainwater Harvesting for Me? (Virtual Workshop by Eco Centro)

Rainwater harvesting has so many benefits – from happy plants to money in your wallet.  With so many things to consider, it can be hard to know where or how to start.  This FREE short workshop will touch on all of the basics, and questions to ask yourself.  This class is good for those looking to "dip their toes" in ...

Ethnobotany of Native Plants Guided Tour at SABOT

San Antonio Botanical Garden 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, TX

For thousands of years Texas plants have been used for sustenance, medicine, and the establishment of the area.  As the region and its populations changed, so did the ethnobotany (relationship between people and plants).  This seasonally changing tour will explore the Texas Native Trails, exploring the diverse relationships people have had, and still have, with plants in Texas. Instructor:  Maeve ...

Ethnobotany of the Pepper at SABOT

San Antonio Botanical Garden 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, TX

Learn how the shrubby Texas native Capsicum annum took over the world’s palate becoming a culinary, medicinal, cultural staple.  Don’t miss out on winning a chile tepin plant. Instructor:  Maeve Bassett, Conservation and Volunteer Programs Specialist Registration is required and space is limited. Fee:  $10 ($9, Garden members)    Deadline to register is July 24 by 10:00 A.M. Registration

Ask-Me-Anything: Rainwater Harvesting (Webinar by Eco Centro)

Our in-house ARCSA trained, rainwater harvesting and irrigation specialist, Jess Mayes, hosts this FREE unique interactive workshop.  Come ready to ask questions and find the guidance for your rainwater harvesting projects. Turn water scarcity into water abundance.  Rainwater harvesting can reduce storm water runoff, lower your water bill, and keep your garden green all year long.  Join us to learn ...

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.
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