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Edwards Plateau Absentee Landowner Survey – If you live in Bexar County but also own five (5) or more acres in a nearby county, please consider completing this survey. We will use data collected to develop a series of quality educational programs targeting absentee landowner interests. The survey will be active from now to the end of April, 2017.
Apr. 22 (Saturday) – A Taste of Fiesta, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, Cost – $15, learn about different types of peppers and tomatoes to make delicious homemade salsa at the Bexar County Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208
May 16 (Tuesday) or May 17 (Wednesday) – 2017 Multi-County Reproduction Management Workshop, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Cost – $15, Tom Brothers Ranch, 770 County Road 412, Campbellton, TX. Workshop organizers are looking for three producers from each county (Atascosa, Wilson, Frio, Medina, and Bexar) to participate each day. RSVP by May 5–space is limited, so sign up early!
May 12 (Friday) – Beef Cattle Herd Rebuilding Workshop, Cost – $20, 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Mark Luensmann Ranch (115679 FM 775, LaVernia); RSVP by Tuesday, May 9
June 8 (Thursday) – Urban Wildlife Series begins and continues June 29, July 11, July 25, and August 8, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, at the Bexar County Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208, Cost – $25 for the series ($10 per class); RSVP by June 2
July 26-28 (Wednesday-Friday) – Junior Master Gardener Adult Leader Training will be held Wednesday 12pm to Friday 2pm at the Bexar County Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208,Cost is 100$, Please register by July 14th 2017
For information on controlling mosquitoes and reducing the spread of Zika virus, visit http://agrilifeextension.tamu.edu/solutions/controlling-mosquitoes-reduce-spread-zika-virus/.
Category Archives: Urban Horticulture
October 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm | FREE Earth-Kind Seminar at Milberger’s Nursery Fall is an ideal time to plant in South Central Texas because our cooler night temperatures and better rain chances promoter faster root and plant growth. Join David Rodriguez, Horticulturist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service at our Earth-Kind seminar and learn what you can do in your specific landscape this fall. David will show you how to correctly select, properly plant and efficiently maintain blooms for winter color. Bring plenty of… Read More →
5th Annual Texas Fruit Conference to be Held in Central Texas for the First Time! Now in it’s fifth year, the Texas Fruit Conference has gotten bigger and better, encompassing a wide variety of cultural information and best management practices regarding fruit and nut crops. Featuring some of our most renowned AgriLife Extension experts and industry professionals, this year, for the first time ever, the conference will be held right here in Central Texas, at the New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center. Whether you currently own an orchard, are considering the potential… Read More →
Do you want to learn more about the culture and maintenance of many types of plants? Are you eager to participate in a practical and intense training program? Do you want to look forward to sharing your knowledge with people in your community? And, do you have enough time to attend training to complete your volunteer service? If you answer ‘Yes’ to all of these questions, then the Master Gardener’s Training class is for you. Call Angel Torres at 210 467-6575 for more information. Click here.
County Extension Horticulturist, David Rodriguez, is presenting Joey Villarreal, Proprietor and Brewer of Blue Star Brewing Company, Todd Huntress, Operator of San Antonio Homebrew Supply & Home Brewer, along with Bexar County Master Gardener and Home Brewer, Lou Kellogg. For the novice, brewing your own beer at home is easy. Reg fee of $20 and must be 21 yrs of age or older, contact Angel Torres at 210 467-6575. Click here.
The Fall Youth Gardens Educator’s Training is designed for teachers, educators, and volunteers in support of Youth Gardening in the classroom and community and is scheduled for September 6th (Saturday). Training and lunch is provided at no cost to participants. RSVP is required to Ruby Zavala at 210 467-6575 or firstname.lastname@example.org no later than August 29, 2014. Click here.
David Rodriguez, County Extension Agent-Horticulturist, and Troy Luepke, Program Coordinator, Water & Natural Resources are presenting a four-part workshop for new homeowners in the Alamo area in learning the best practices for home landscaping and gardening. For registration fees and RSVP, call Angel Torres at 210 467-6575. Click here.
David Rodriguez, County Extension Horticulturist, is presenting Steven Sumrow from Aquaponic Systems, USA. Come and find out what Home Aquaponics is all about. Reg fee is $15, call 210 467-6575 to RSVP. Click here.
David Rodriguez, County Extension Agent-Horticulturist, is presenting Dr. Jerry Parsons, Retired Horticulturist, on the classification, the history, the efforts, the collections, and on the future strands of Texas bluebonnets. Registration fee is $10, call 210 467-6575 to RSVP. Click here.
Start planning your fall garden with techniques provided by David Rodriguez, County Extension Agent-Horticulturist. Registration fee is $10. RSVP call Angel Torres at 210 467-6575. Click here.
What’s permaculture all about? David Rodriguez, County Extension Agent-Horticulturist is presenting Master Gardener Nadia Gaona on the origins, ethics, foundations, principles, patterns and much more on this unique topic. Registration fee is $10, call Angel Torres to RSVP at 210 467-6575. Click here.