SAVE THE DATE!
SEPTEMBER 9-10, 2022

Friday, March 18, 2022

Session 1: 9:00 – 10:00 AM

How to Find Plants that Thrive

Taking a little time to research which plants to put into your latest landscape project will save you time, money, and disappointment. But where can you go to find the information you need? Join Bill Swantner, Bexar County Master Gardener, as he shares some of the best resources, and how to use them, to find plants that will thrive in your garden! (SAWS WaterSaver Reward – 1 pt)

Session 2: 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Earth-Kind® Roses

Think roses are hard to grow? Think again! Join Lynn Cox, Bexar County Master Gardener, as she shares what makes a rose an Earth-Kind rose and why you should consider adding them to your garden. She will cover their planting and care needs plus introduce you to a wide array of beautiful roses that are easy care. (SAWS WaterSaver Reward – 1 pt)

Session 3: 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Growing Vegetables in Bexar County

Vegetable gardening isn’t rocket science, just give the plants what they need! Join David Rodriguez, Bexar County AgriLife Extension Agent – Horticulture, as he shares just what you need to do to be successful in growing your own food. (SAWS WaterSaver Reward – 1 pt)

Session 4: 1:30 – 2:30 PM

Planting for Pollinators

Butterflies, bees, and other pollinators provide us with fruits, veggies and flowers to enjoy! Join Natalie Cervantes, Bexar County AgriLife Extension agent and entomologist, as she shares tips and techniques to provide a supporting habitat for these treasured pollinators. (SAWS WaterSaver Reward – 1 pt)

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Session 5: 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Wild About Wildflowers – Growing Texas Wildflowers

Hardy, native, wildlife-friendly, beautiful! These are just some of the traits that have gardeners wild about wildflowers! Join Linda Cace and Kathy Breniman, Bexar County Master Gardeners, as they shares tips and techniques that will help you establish your own wildly wonderful wildflower garden. (SAWS WaterSaver Reward – 1 pt.)

Session 6: 10:30 – 11:30 AM

The Basics of Landscape Ground Covers

Ground covers can be an important element in your home landscape. They can serve as a “living mulch”, retaining moisture, suppressing weeds, and moderating soil temperatures. They provide an alternative to turfgrass, particularly when it is in shade. And they can provide habitat for your butterflies, bees, and other pollinators! Join Lynn Cox, Bexar County Master Gardener, as she discussed plant selection, bed preparation, installation, and maintenance of ground covers. She will also share recommendations for excellent ground cover plants for our area. (SAWS WaterSaver Rewards – 1 pt.)

Session 7: 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Texas Superstars® – More than Just a Pretty Plant!

Gardeners love the beautiful and abundant blooms of many Texas Superstars. But these plants are more than just a pretty bloom! Join Lynn Cox, Bexar County Master Gardener as she introduces you to a wide variety of plants that have earned the status of being named a Texas Superstar. Plus, she will be introducing the new 2022 Texas Superstars! (SAWS WaterSaver Rewards – 1 pt.)

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