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Children’s Vegetable Garden Program

September 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

 September 7th through December 14th

The Garden is proud to present one of the nation’s oldest youth gardening programs. Children ages 7-16 get their hands-on horticulture with the help of our partner organizations, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Bexar County Master Gardeners.

The Children’s Vegetable Garden Program at the San Antonio Botanical Garden is an opportunity for children to grow their own vegetables and ornamental plants with the help of instructors from the Texas A&M AgriLIFE Extension Service and Bexar County Master Gardeners, as well as other volunteer organizations. Each child is allotted a 3.5’x 28’ garden plot. Children will have fun growing different types of seeds, vegetables, and ornamental annual flowers. Children can also earn their Junior Master Gardener certification by participating in fun, hands-on activities each week after they have tended their garden. In order to gain the most from the learning experience and to help ensure successful growing, participants are required to attend all sessions (two absences are allowed). Families are welcome to share the gardening experience with their child. A parent or guardian must stay with their child.

Fee: Thanks to a generous donation from our friends at Milberger’s Landscaping and Nursery, the Fall Vegetable Garden Program will be $50 per child or $80 for two children to share a plot (non-refundable).


Questions? Please contact Timothy Roan at 210-536-1412 or troan@sabot.org

Need based scholarships are available.  To request a scholarship, contact dhrodriguez@ag.tamu.edu


September 7, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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