Leaflet – June 20, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS

TOMORROW!!   Take some great Texas Superstar® Plants home with you!
All available in 4.5″ pots and $3 each 30 minutes before & after the BCMG Education Seminar and MeetingThursday, June 21st, 1-3pm.
Balsamic Blooms Basil

Mystic Spires Blue Salvia

Mixed Butterfly Pentas

Come and hear Chip Thompson, owner of Happy Earth Garden, a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Farm on 11 acres near Rio Medina, speak about his enterprise and about CSA. 

 2 CEUs; Code: 003. For more information contact BCMG President: President@bexarmg.org.


SIGN-UP for VOLUNTEER EVENTS using the Event Calendar in the VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM – VMS.  Find number of volunteers still needed, who has signed up, Project Code and even request an event reminder!

Summer Youth Camps:  Pass out supplies, assist with activities at multiple locations:  Fri, Jul 6, and Fri, Aug 10.  (VMS Code 980g)  Email Ruby Zavala for details.

Help with plant sales and giving out information on water conservation at the 2018 Backyard Basic Expo from 8am to 1pm on Fri, Aug 3, at the San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N New Braunfels, 78209. Email Grace Emery for details.

See all the Details for Classes in the Bexar County area on the MG Calendar!  Classes listed below may be of special interest to you:

Drip Irrigation Workshop with MG John Vann at Rainbow Gardens–Thousand Oaks from 2-4pm on Sat, Jun 23; Pre-Register today, Jun 20, by calling Laura at 210-680-5734.

Junior Master Gardener Adult Leader Summer Training:   Earn CEUs in training designed for teachers, educators, and volunteers in support of youth gardening during this session which will be held Wed-Fri, Jul 25-27. Educators will learn about “hands-on” group and individual learning experiences that will provide an appreciation for the environment and cultivate the minds of children.  Email Ruby Zavala if you need more information.

And remember, you can find all the TEXAS MASTER GARDENER SPECIALIST COURSES offered in 2018 at the TMGA website.  If you are interested in attending any courses, please email David Rodriguez, Extension Agent-Horticulture, Bexar County. BCMG CEU Code: 001.
APPLY NOW:   Master Gardener Specialist Training-Vegetables will be held in San Antonio from 4 to 6 September (Tue-Thu). If interested, email David Rodriguez    AND, Texas Superstar Plant Specialist Training will be hosted by Smith County from 18-20 Sep in Tyler. [Note: San Antonio will probably host his course in 2019 or 2020.]



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Reminder–SAWS Customers:  Stage 2 Watering Management Rules are in effect as of Tuesday June 12, 2018.

Heads Up:  Mitchell Lake Audubon Center will be closed for renovations from June 17 to July 5.  Learn more online.

Children’s Vegetable Garden Program at SABOT – Registration for Fall  2018 session is now OPEN for one of the nation’s oldest youth gardening programs for children ages 8-13.  Click here for more information!