Friday, September 10, 2021

Session 1: 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Basic Plant Propagation

Many plants have the amazing ability to be reproduced, not just from seed, but from pieces of the plant themselves.  Join Bill Swantner, Bexar County Master Gardener, as he walks you through the process for selecting your “mother” plants, shares techniques for propagation, and provides you with tips to help you see them through the growth process. Next thing you know, you will be planting them in your garden and containers! (SAWS WaterSaver Reward – 1 pt)

Session 2: 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Growing A Fall and Winter Family Vegetable Garden

Come and visit with David Rodriguez, AgriLife Extension Horticulturist, and learn how to increase your knowledge to be more successful this fall and winter in your family vegetable garden.  (SAWS WaterSaver Reward – 1 pt)

Session 3: 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Thirty Bugs Every Gardener Should Know 

Join Natalie Cervantes, AgriLife Extension Service staff and entomologist, as she teaches us more about the 6-legged creatures living in your garden!  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. (SAWS WaterSaver Reward – 1 pt)

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Session 4: 9:00 – 10:00 AM

To Cut or Not to Cut… Pruning Ornamental and Shade Trees

Are you pruning your crepe myrtles and other trees just because you see your neighbors doing it? And you’re not sure what you’re doing? Pruning is both an art and a science. Join Bill Swantner, Bexar County Master Gardener, as he shares tips, techniques and timing to prune your trees the right way! (SAWS WaterSaver Reward – 1 pt.)

Session 5: 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Keep Calm and Compost On

Learn how to use your leaves, grass clippings and vegetable scraps to strengthen the soil in your garden, beds, and lawn. Join Anna Vogler, Bexar County Master Gardener and Palo Alto College horticulturist, as she reveals the tips, techniques, and benefits of backyard composting. (SAWS WaterSaver Reward – 1 pt.) 

Session 6: 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Native Perennial Plants for Your Landscape

The use of native perennials in our landscape is just… natural! Join Lynn Cox, Bexar County Master Gardener, as she shares the benefits of using natives and introduces some of the many native perennials that will bring color and more to your landscape. (SAWS WaterSaver Rewards – 2 pts.)

______________________________________________

_________________________

Donations are gratefully accepted
BCMG is a non-profit 501 c (3) charitable organization

Thank you!