Category Archives: Bexar County Youth Gardens

The Bexar County Youth Gardens Program is one of the many programs of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service and is designed to provide educators, volunteers, and community leaders with an innovative method for using gardens as outdoor classrooms. Please visit for more infomation.

Pollinators and Pollinator Plants Two Part Webinar Series

 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 →

Master Gardener’s Training Class 59

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.

2014 Fall Youth Gardens Educator’s Training

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 no later than August 29, 2014. Click here.

2014 Fall Children’s Vegetable Garden

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.

Backyard Gardening Series: Home Aquaponics

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.

Backyard Gardening Series: The Colorization of Texas Bluebonnets

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.

A Rain Barrel Workshop

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.

2014 Spring Youth Gardens Educator’s Training

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

Backyard Gardening Series: Let’s Get Ready for Spring Vegetable Gardening

Want to be a successful gardener?  Then come and learn about a few basic rules on how easy it is to grow your own vegetables right in your own backyard.  Reg fee is $10 per person, call 210 467-6575 or Click here.

Spring Children’s Vegetable Garden Program

Texas A&M AgriLIFE Extension Service, David Rodriguez, County Extension Agent-Horticulturist, and San Antonio Botanical Garden are now accepting applications for the Spring 2014 Children’s Vegetable Garden beginning Feb 22, 2014.  Registration is $50, applications are now being accepted by the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Click here for application information.  For more information contact David Rodriguez at 210 467-6575 or