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San Antonio Botanical Garden

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555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
(210) 207-3250 http://www.sabot.org/

February 2015

The Children’s Vegetable Garden Program REGISTRATION DEADLINE

February 11, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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$30

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service provides an opportunity for children ages 8-13 to learn about gardening by growing their own vegetables through the mentoring of Bexar County Master Gardener volunteers. Each child is allotted a 4’x 28’ plot at the beautiful San Antonio Botanical Garden.  Children will have fun growing different types of seeds, herbs, vegetables, and ornamental annual flowers.  Weekly educational gardening presentations will stimulate these young minds.  The children will also participate in fun, hands-on Junior Master Gardener…

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August 2017

2017 Children’s Vegetable Garden Program

August 19, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 2, 2017

San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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August 19 (Saturday) - December 2, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, at the San Antonio Botanical Garden, will be the Fall 2017 Children's Vegetable Garden Program for children ages 8-13 to get hands-on horticulture experience; cost is $40 per plot for 1 child or $60/shared plot for 2 children. This program provides an opportunity for children to grow their own vegetables and ornamental plants with the help of instructors from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Bexar County Master Gardener…

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March 2018

2018 Spring Youth Garden Educator Training

March 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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$20.00

If you are interested in starting a gardening program in your school/community or you are looking for ways to enhance your already-existing youth garden, do not miss this educational opportunity!  The 2018 Spring Youth Garden Educator Training will be held Saturday, March 24, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens.  Registration is $20 and includes lunch.  Register online by Friday, March 16.

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September 2018

2018 Fall Youth Garden Educator Training

September 15, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
$20.00

Join us for the 2018 Fall Youth Garden Educator Training on Saturday, September 15, from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (check-in 8:30-9:00 a.m.) at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens at 555 Funston Place in San Antonio.  This training is designed for teachers, educators, and volunteers in support of youth gardening in the classroom and community!  Cost is $20; register online by 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 9.  No walk-ins will be accepted, so please register early!

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October 2018

Tree Management Workshop

October 11, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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$40.00

October 11 (Thursday) will be a Tree Management Workshop, 8:30 a.m. - 4;30 p.m., at the San Antonio Botanical Garden (Classrooms A & B in the Culinary Garden), 555 Funston Place.  Learn to maintain tree health and to identify and manage tree diseases and common insect pests.  A root collar excavation and tree injection demonstration will also be provided.  See flyer for various CEUs provided.  Cost is $40/person and online registration is required.  Check out the agenda for additional program…

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Incredible, Edible Insect Event

October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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$10 – $25

October 20 (Saturday) will be the Incredible, Edible Insect Event, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., at the San Antonio Botanical Garden (555 Funston Place, San Antonio, Texas).  Bring the family and join us for our Annual Entomophagy (Bug Eating) Event.  This year we are partnering with the San Antonio Botanical Gardens and several chefs to provide a family fun, bug eating lunch on October 20th.  Family events are free with regular admission, but if you want to partake in the insect…

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January 2019

Structural CEU Course

January 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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$60.00

January 25 (Friday) will be a Structural CEU Course, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00, at the San Antonio Botanical Garden (555 Funston Avenue, San Antonio) in Classrooms A&B.   This course will offer six (6) CEUs for structural applicators (5 CEUs for TDA Ag licences).  Cost of the course is $60.00, and  online registration is required.

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September 2019

2019 Fall Youth Garden Educator Training

September 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
$20

The Youth Garden Educator Training is designed for teachers, educators, and volunteers in support of youth gardening in the classroom and community. Breakout sessions will be conducted with different garden topics for you to choose from. With registration, teachers/volunteers must provide a Group Enrollment Form per school to enroll their students in the Classroom Gardens Program.  A Garden Starter Kit will be distributed to youth gardens that have submitted a Group Enrollment Form (one Garden Starter Kit is given per…

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October 2019

Beekeeping Basics

October 11, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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$65

Have you ever thought about keeping bees?  For ag exemption purposes, to pollinate your garden, make your own honey, or just as a hobby? This program is for anyone interested in beekeeping and/or learning how to start beekeeping, but need to know where to start. This class is geared for first time beekeepers and presented by experienced beekeepers, entomologists and horticulturists. Anyone can be a beekeeper—young or old, city or country dweller! During this course, we will cover the basics…

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January 2020

Fruit Tree Basics

January 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States

Fruit Tree Basics Seminar Saturday, January 18, will be a FREE seminar on "Fruit Tree Basics", 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, at Fanick's Garden Center (1025 Holmgreen Road, San Antonio).  This seminar will be conducted by Dr. Larry Stein, Professor & Extension Horticulture.  Dr. Stein will demonstrate how to properly select and prune fruit, nut, citrus, and grapes for maximum production.  Come learn about the overall maintenance and care of your trees.

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February 2020

30 Bugs Every Gardener Should Know this Spring

February 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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$15.00

Join board certified entomologist, Molly Keck of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and find out more about spring and summer bugs. Learn which ones you are likely to come across, what roles they play in your garden, how to manage them without harm to the environment, and which ones to encourage or discourage. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System. Fee: $15 ($13.50 member) Instructor: Molly Keck, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Program Specialist in Integrated Pest Management and Board Certified Entomologist…

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March 2020

Pollinators

March 5, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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April 2020

Beekeeping Basics

April 17, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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$65.00

Have you ever thought about keeping bees?  For AG exemption purposes, to pollinate your garden, make your own honey, or just as a hobby? This program is for anyone interested in beekeeping and/or learning how to start beekeeping, but need to know where to start. This class is geared for first time beekeepers and presented by experienced beekeepers, entomologists and horticulturists. Anyone can be a beekeeper—young or old, city or country dweller! During this course, we will cover the basics…

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September 2021

30 Bugs Every Gardener Should Know

September 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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$20.00

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. Fee: $20 ($18 member). Registration Required. WaterSaver Rewards Eligible. Registration deadline is September 13 by 10 a.m.

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