October Gardening Events
Wed., Oct 1 at 10am
KSAT 12’s Meteorologist, Katie Vossler shares her weather-news experiences and explore the controversy over today's "hot" weather topics: global warming, climate change, extreme drought, etc. Presented by San Antonio Garden Center Clubs at 3310 N. New Braunfels @ Funston. Join us for coffee at 9:30; meetings are free and open to the public. San Antonio Garden Center (210) 824-9981.
Wed., Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - 10am 'til 2:30pm
Guadalupe County Master Gardeners Class. : Learn practical gardening techniques and values from faculty and staff of Texas A&M University and Texas AgriLife Extension, as well as from Certified Master Gardener Specialists. The cost is $190. Cindy Waechter, 830-624-1114 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat., Oct 4 – 8:30am to Noon
Texas Water Star Program Earth-Kind® Landscape School, Third of a Four-Part Series for Homeowners, for homeowners in the Alamo area interested in learning the best practices for home landscaping and gardening. 3.5 CEUs per session for Master Gardeners. Registration fee: $60 for all four Saturday sessions or $100 For a Couple (same household) or $20 per session; RSVP and registration & fee due Aug 27. at Texas A&M AgriLife Ext Svc, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208, San Antonio, TX 78230 Contact Angel Torres, (210) 467-6575, or email@example.com.
Thur., Oct. 16 at 6:30pm
Food Forests: Perennial Forest Gardening presented by Kirby Fry of Southern Exposure Permaculture hosted by Guadalupe Master Gardeners at the Justice Center, 211 Court Street, Seguin. Free and open to the public.830-303-3889 or www,guadalupecountymastergardeners.org .
Thur., Oct. 16 at 6:30pm
Drying and Arranging Herbs for the Holidays with Mary Dunford, owner of Nature’s Herb Farm and co-founder of the SA Herb Society at the San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels. Free and open to the public. 210-826-6860 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat., Oct 18—10am ‘til 2pm
Milberger’s Blood Drive. An opportunity to give the gift of life. As a thank you each donor will receive a $10 Milberger Gift Certificate. In addition all presenting donors will receive a gift from South Texas Blood and Tissue Center. 210-497-3760.
Sat., Oct 18 – 10:30am ‘til Noon
Winter Color, Free Earth-Kind Education Seminar conducted by David Rodriguez, Horticulturist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. David will show you how to correctly select, properly plant and efficiently maintain blooms for winter color. Bring plenty of questions and a notebook. Milberger’s Landscape Nursery, (210) 497-3760
Sat., Oct 18 – 8:30am to Noon
Texas Water Star Program Earth-Kind® Landscape School, Last of a Four-Part Series for Homeowners that targets new homeowners in the Alamo area interested in learning the best practices for home landscaping and gardening. 3.5 CEUs per session for Master Gardeners. Registration fee: $60 for all four Saturday sessions or $100 For a Couple (same household) or $20 per session; RSVP and registration & fee due Aug 27. At Texas A&M AgriLife Ext Svc, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208, San Antonio, TX 78230 Contact Angel Torres, (210) 467-6575, or email@example.com.
Tues, Oct 21 – 6:30pm
Home Aquaponics. Join David Rodriguez when he introduces Steven Sumrow from Aquaponic Systems USA. During this two-hour presentation, you will learn how to create your own Home Aquaponics to grow plants and vegetables in a water environment along with aquatic fish. (2 CEUs for Master Gardeners and Interns.) Texas A&M AgriLife Ext Svc, 3355 Cherry Ridge, San Antonio. Fee: $10. Part of the Backyard Gardening Series. RSVP to Angel Torres at 210 467-6575or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat., Oct, 25 — 10:a, ‘til Noon
Pumpkin Decorating at Milbergr’s Kids Gardening Class. Hands-on, fun-in-the-garden workshop for children 5 to 10. Free but call to reserve a spot because class size is limited. 210-497-3760.
Tues., Oct 28 -- 7:00 program start
Native Plant Society of Texas, San Antonio Chapter Monthly Chapter monthly meeting. Check web site for program details.http://sanantoniochapter.wordpress.com. Everyone is welcome. Lions Field Adult Center, 2809 Broadway. email@example.com.