Resources

Bexar County AgriLife Extension Office – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service for Bexar County. Agriculture, environmental stewardship, youth and adult life skills, human capital and leadership, and community economic development.

Bexar County AgriLife Extension –  Beekeeping – Bexar County AgriLife Extension website.  

Bexar County AgriLife Extension – Insects and Integrated Pest Management – Bexar County AgriLife Extension website and blog. Includes Insects and Kids!, Bug Blog, upcoming events, and more.

Bexar County Master Gardener Scholarships – Bexar County Master Gardeners offer merit-based scholarships to students majoring in a horticulture related field.

Junior Master Gardener Program -The Junior Master Gardener program is an international youth gardening program of the university cooperative Extension network. JMG engages children in novel, “hands-on” group and individual learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment, and cultivate the mind.

Soil Testing – Texas A&M University Soil, Water and Forage Testing Laboratory. Home gardeners should use the Urban Soil Submittal Form.

Youth Gardens Program – Bexar County’s premier gardening program for children.

 

Organizations Open to the Public

Alamo Area Beekeepers Association

Gardening Volunteers of South Texas

Gardopia

Native Plant Society of Texas – San Antonio Chapter

San Antonio Bonsai Society

San Antonio Botanical Garden

San Antonio Cactus and Xerophyte Society

San Antonio Daylily Society

San Antonio Herb Market Association

San Antonio Herb Society

San Antonio Rose Society

Water Garden Club of South Texas

 

Service Providers

Do you need a service? Master Gardeners may not recommend specific companies or products; the following are associations of licensed providers who can make recommendations. Many list their members contact information on their website.

San Antonio Arborist Association – An association of certified arborist and tree maintenance companies. They publish a directory of members.

San Antonio Irrigation Association – An association of Professional Irrigators, Landscape Contractors, Manufactures, and Landscape Architects. The SAIA’s primary focus is to provide up-to-date information to its members and others. They publish a list of their members.