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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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Food Handler’s Course
Basic overview of food safety practices. 2 yr. permit from the State of Texas
Cost: $20 per person
Date: Thursday, October 7th
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: 3355 Cherry Ridge Dr., Suite 208, SATX 78230
RSVP by Phone or Email: Email Patricia Valdillez 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: Friday, December 10th, 2021
Time: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. (will be a break for lunch)
Category Archives: Backyard Basics Events
Native Pollinators Webinar – Click Here to View Molly Keck, Entomologist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Bexar County 12 Months of Nectar Producing Plants – Click Here *Audio is poor quality so listen at your own risk starting with the sound low. David Rodriguez, Horticulturist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Bexar County Pollinators Flyer Spring is sprung and the bees and butterflies are getting busy! If you have an interest in the pollinators in your landscape, we hope you can join us for a Webinar Series on Native… Read More →
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.
Children ages 8 to 13 interested in learning how to plan a vegetable garden and become a good steward of the environment are encouraged to participate in this fun learning experience. Classes to begin Aug 23 thru Dec 6, every Saturday morning from 8am-12noon. Applications are being taken now at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. 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.
Make-and-take your own rain barrel in just a few hours by attending this workshop presented by Jared Beaver, Prog Coord, and Lou Kellogg, Master Gardener on April 12, 2014. Click here.
It’s time for the Spring Youth Gardens Educator’s Training. This program is designed for teachers, educators, and volunteers in support of Youth Garden in the classroom and community. Training will be at Education Service Center, Reg 20, 1314 Hines on Mar 22, 2014 from 9am-2pm. Training and lunch is provided at no cost to participants. Call Natalie Cervantes at 210 467-6575. Click here