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.

Kids gARTening Camp

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 →

2014 Junior Master Gardener Adult Training

2014 Junior Master Gardener Class 7 Adult Training Beginning July 22, 2013 thru July 24, 2014 Where: San Antonio Botanical Garden 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, TX 78209 Come join us for the 2014 Junior Master Gardener Adult training designed for teachers, educators, and volunteers in support of Youth Gardening. Participants will become affiliated with the Texas Junior Master Gardener Program, which engages children in novel, “hands-on” group and individual learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment, and cultivate the mind…. Read More →

2012 Fall Youth Gardens Educator’s Training

Come join us September 15th, 2012 from 9am – 2pm (8am – Registration) for the Fall Youth Gardens Educator’s training class at Madison High School (5005 Stahl Rd. San Antonio, TX 78247). 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 fall 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… Read More →