Earth-Kind® Horticulture

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What is Earth-Kind® Landscaping?

Earth-Kind Landscaping uses research-proven techniques to provide maximum garden and landscape enjoyment while preserving and protecting the environment. The objective of Earth-Kind Landscaping is to combine the best of organic and traditional gardening and landscaping principles to create a horticultural system based on real world effectiveness and environmental responsibility. Earth-Kind Landscaping Encourages:

Individuals using Earth-Kind landscaping principles and practices can create beautiful, easy-care landscapes, while conserving and protecting natural resources and the environment.

Is your landscape contributing to a healthy and sustainable environment? There’s one way to find out ! Take the Earth-Kind® Challenge


Backyard Gardening Series    Learn to plant and select vegetables & fruit trees at appropriate time of the season and how to combine plants for better yield, insect control, saving space, and more!

Earth-Kind® Drought Preparedness   Are you prepared for the hot, dry summer months that lie ahead? Now is the time to implement a variety of steps to help ensure landscape and garden performance while conserving, preserving and protecting our valuable natural resources.

We’ve compiled some of our most useful educational information to help you prepare – “just in case” we face another dry year. In addition, we hope you will take a few minutes to review this series of educational resources, focusing on landscape water conservation and quality.

For resources related to commercial drought management, visit the Drought Management for Commercial Horticulture page on Aggie Horticulture.

 The Children’s Vegetable Garden at the San Antonio Botanical Garden  The 2016 fall  session of the Children’s Vegetable Garden is coming!  Children ages 8 – 13 can participate in one of the oldest vegetable youth teaching garden programs in the nation.  This commitment of growth is made possible through partnerships of the San Antonio Botanical Garden, San Antonio Botanical Society, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Bexar County Master Gardeners, and other volunteer organizations.

Want to learn more? Click here to learn the history of our program.

Children’s Vegetable Garden 2016 Fall Session:

Created with flickr slideshow.

Photographs by Lou Kellogg – Master Gardener

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Contact: David Rodriguez, Bexar County Extension Agent – Horticulture


Master Gardener Hotline: 210-631-0400
FAX: 210-631-0429


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