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30 Bugs Every Gardener Should Know
Not every insect in your garden is a villain. Learn how to recognize beneficial and non-beneficial bugs and insects in your landscape. Entomologist Molly Keck will introduce you to the most common insects in San Antonio, TX and integrated pest management solutions to safely manage their populations in your garden. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System. Space is limited.
Date: September 14th, 2021
Date: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $20 ($18 member)
Location: SAN ANTONIO BOTANICAL GARDEN
Address: 555 FUNSTON PLACE, SAN ANTONIO, TX 78209
Pollinators and Texas Superstar Plants
Cost: Free (Seating is Limited)
Date: Friday, September 17th, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Patrick Heath Public Library
Address: 451 North Main Street Bldg. 100, Boerne, TX 78006
RSVP By Phone or Email: 830-331-8242 or Annette.Bourgeois@ag.tamu.edu
Preparing Your Fall and Winter Vegetable Garden Part 2 (Cool Weather Crops)
Date: Saturday, September 18th, 2021
Location: Milberger’s Nursery
Location: 3920 North Loop 1604, SA TX, 78247
Back to the Basics Beef Cattle Series
Mark your calendar now for the “Back to the Basics” Beef Cattle series. It doesn’t matter the size of your operation or the number of cattle you manage, this is an opportunity you don’t want to miss! Click HERE for program and registration details.
Dates: September 21st, & October 19th
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Second Steps in Beekeeping Virtual Program
If you have attended the Beekeeping Basics program or already have bees and are ready for some more in depth information, this virtual program will cover those needs!
Date: September 21st and 22nd
CLASS IS FULL
The Youth Garden Educator Training is designed for teachers, educators, and volunteers in support of youth gardening in the classroom and community throughout Bexar County. With RSVP registration, teachers/volunteers MUST PROVIDE a Group Enrollment Form per school/garden program to enroll their students in the Classroom Gardens Program.
Date: Saturday, September 25th, 2021 8:30a.m. – 12:00 noon ( In 7:45a.m. – 8:25a.m.) Plant/Garden Pickup 12:00 noon—1:30p.m.
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl, San Antonio TX 78209
RSVP: Email David Rodriguez at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sheep and Goats 101 Webinar
If you are considering raising sheep or goats, you don’t want to miss this informative webinar.
Cost: $15 per person
Date: Thursday, October 7th
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Online Platform: Microsoft Teams
RSVP: Email Sam Womble at email@example.com
Beekeeping 101 Virtual Class
This live, online course will cover the basics of beekeeping to prepare you to have your own hives and interact with instructors. We will cover honey bee biology, beekeeping equipment, managing a hive, and pests management of honey bees. You’ll learn what to expect those first early years as a beekeeper!
Dates: October 5th, 6th, 12th, and 13th
Texas Fruit Conference
The Texas Fruit Conference supports the unique challenges and opportunities for growing perennial fruit in Texas by bringing people together!
Dates: October 11th and 12th
Location: 375 S. Castell Avenue, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Virtual Winter CEU Program
6 CEUs – Structural Pest Control Licensees
5 CEUs – ALL other pesticide licenses
Dates: December 10th, 2021
Time: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. (will be a break for lunch)
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Join us November 17th– 19th 2015 for our Annual Kids & Kows & More Expo! A Fun, FREE Learning Experience! Allow your kids to experience the world of Agriculture! Lessons include: Dairy Production with the Mobile Dairy Classroom, Process of Cheese Making, Vegetable Tasting, Beef Production, Cotton Gin Operation, Water Conservation, and much much more! Registration Deadline Nov. 2, 2015. Registration is on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE basis. Space is LIMITED. Please Download the following FORMS: Teacher Letter with Information Registration Form Contact us at the Bexar County… Read More →
Why not give homemade treats for presents this year? If you are looking for ideas for that neighbor, friend from church, teacher, or relative who has everything they need, then here’s your solution! Homemade food gifts are always a favorite. Each participant will leave with goodies! Come join Connie Sheppard, County Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences. Open to the public, November 14, 2013, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge Dr., Suite 208, San Antonio, TX 78230. Fee is $30. To… Read More →
Come join us September 6, 2014 (Saturday) from 9am – 3pm at the Education Service Center Region 20 for the Fall Youth Gardens Educator’s training class. This program is designed for teachers, educators, and volunteers in support of Youth Gardening in the classroom and community. Participants will learn how to begin a youth garden. Breakout sessions will be conducted to aid educators in enhancing their garden curriculum. If you are interested in starting a gardening program in your school or community do not miss this educational opportunity! Plant… Read More →
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office is proud to host the TEXAS WATER STAR PROGRAM: Grounds Maintenance Workshop on September 6, 2013 (Friday) at the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Dairy Parlor (3201 E. Houston) from 8:30 am —4:30 pm. Workshop will target professional groundskeepers, turfgrass and landscape managers, other service providers, and interested members of the general public in urban areas, focusing on five major solutions: Efficient irrigation systems Irrigation evaluations and auditing Plant selection to conserve water Best management practices to improve plant water use Proper application of fertilizers and pesticides Registration fee… Read More →
Want to learn how to cook the perfect steak or grill fish? Join us to learn the tricks of the trade when cooking beef, pork chicken, fish, or with a Dutch oven. After this training, your backyard grilling and barbecue adventures will yield food so good that you won’t be able to eat at a restaurant without yearning for your own home-cooked creations! Registration begins at 8:30 am with educational opportunities from 9 am to 2 pm! Cost is $55 per person and includes lunch! RSVP by July… Read More →
Come and learn the second part of the two P’s of having a successful fall garden. Purchasing and Planting of your vegetable garden with David Rodriguez, Bexar County Extension Agent-Horticulturist. You will learn the fundamentals of retaining a successful garden. Open to Public on September 17, 2013, Tuesday, 6:30 pm—8:30 pm at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208, San Antonio, TX 78230-4818. To RSVP, contact Angel Torres at 210-467-6575 or 210/542-4386. Registration fee is $10 in advance or at the door. Make check payable to Texas A&M AgriLife…. Read More →
Come and learn the first two P’s of having a successful fall garden. Planning and Preparation of your vegetable garden with David Rodriguez, Bexar County Extension Agent-Horticulturist. You will learn the basics of a successful garden. Open to Public on August 27, 2013, Tuesday, 6:30 pm—8:30 pm at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208, San Antonio, TX 78230-4818. To RSVP, contact Angel Torres at 210-467-6575 or 210/542-4386. Registration fee is $10 in advance or at the door. Make check payable to Texas A&M AgriLife. See the Backyard Gardening Series: Growing… Read More →
Come and learn the history of Texas Superstar® plants, the advantage of selecting plants for your landscape along with growing tips with David Rodriguez, Bexar County Extension Agent-Horticulturist and Dr Jerry Parsons, retired, Extension Horticulturist. For information on Texas Superstar® visit: www.texassuperstar.com aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu Open to Public on July 30, 2013, Tuesday, 6:30 pm—8:30 pm at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208, San Antonio, TX 78230-4818. To RSVP, contact Angel Torres at 210-467-6575 or 210/542-4386. Registration fee is $10 in advance or at the door. Make check… Read More →
Come and learn how to set-up and use a home rainwater catch-system. David Rodriguez, County Extension Agent-Horticulturist and Master Gardener Specialist Lou Kellogg will cover the basics and benefits of rainwater harvesting. You will learn how to collect and utilize rainwater at home and may be lucky to win a ready-to-use rain barrel! Open to Public on June 25, 2013, Tuesday, 6:30 pm—8:30 pm at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208, San Antonio, TX 78230-4818. To RSVP, contact Angel Torres at 210/542-4386. Registration fee is $10… Read More →
Plant a seed of art appreciation in your child as they discover different natural artistic styles while they explore the garden. Each day during camp, we make art projects that grow and bloom into masterpieces. Students will learn to create paper, dye their own flowers, sculpt vegetables into their favorite critters, as well as discover fun ways to make new artwork. Kids will also explore the garden with their taste buds and find out how plants turn the sun’s energy into fuel for our bodies! We’ll explore how… Read More →