Scion- May 2022

Volume 32, Issue #5 – May 2022   Hello to all!  My name is Nancy Mills and at the present time I am serving as one of the Members At Large for the 2022 BCMG Board.  I was part of the 63rd Intern class (2019) and became involved in a variety of volunteer activities. Some of these include the Children’s …

Scion- April 2022

Volume 32, Issue #4 – April 2022   I am Ronald “Butch” Lee, BCMG Board Secretary for 2022 and am honored to serve you and the local community.    After retiring from over 29 years in the Air Force and another 12 years as a civil servant, I started to dabble in gardening.  During an August 2018 trip to Israel, …

Scion- March 2022

Volume 32, Issue #3 – March 2022   Welcome to Spring…We keep hoping that the weather will be fine enough for us to finish clearing out the leaves and cutting back the frozen plants, to be ready for new growth to emerge.  I’m Judy Warren, the current BCMG Vice President.  If you are like me, you can’t wait for this …

Scion- February 2022

Volume 32, Issue #2 – February 2022   “The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within.” -William Cullen Bryant Welcome to February! While many of us are getting anxious for spring, we know we are not yet quite out of the woods for winter weather events. Now is a great time to take …

Scion- January 2022

Volume 32, Issue #1 – January 2022   “Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.” –Tony Robbins Happy New Year, BCMG! My name is Liana Benavides, Class 63, and I am honored to be serving as your President for 2022. As we enter this New Year, we are looking forward to doing more in-person activities. However, …

Scion- December 2021

Volume 31, Issue #12 – December 2021   Where has this year gone? I felt like 2020 would never end and now I can’t believe how fast 2021 has gone. Two years ago, the Bexar County Master Gardener membership elected me as their President. My term started out normally: our part of the 2020 Rodeo was a big success, the …

Scion- November 2021

Volume 31, Issue #11 – November 2021   I can’t believe it is already November! Where has the time gone? If you are like me, you often walk your garden with thoughts in your head like “that bed needs weeding, the salvia needs to be cut back, and I need to prune the dead wood out of that cedar,” all …

Scion- October 2021

Volume 31, Issue #10 – October 2021   Fall is here! At least according to the calendar. I’ll wait until the temperatures moderate a little more before I do my fall planting. Thanks to a friend, I now have five evergreen sumacs to add to my garden! I’ve been looking for over a year now for these natives. If you …

Scion- September 2021

Volume 31, Issue #09 – September 2021 Scion Index – Click and Go! You can now print or download Member Articles to your computer. Just click the Blue Button beneath the article you wish to save, and a pdf version of the article will pop up on your screen. From there, you can print or download using the indicators at …

Scion- August 2021

Volume 31, Issue #08 – August 2021   Can you believe we have made it to August without going into triple digit temperatures? Get ready because I can’t believe we will get out of August without some scorchers! Try to do your gardening in the early morning before the temperatures rise. Drink plenty of water. Just as August heat can …