Popularity of pollinator gardens growing in areas prone to drought
| | | March 25, 2019

No longer the niche interest of gardening geeks, pollinator gardens and native plants are gaining traction–especially in areas of the country prone to long hot summers and drought. Growing awareness of climate change, sustainability issues, and insect decline have encouraged … Read More

Cowpen Daisy, San Antonio’s unofficial pollinator plant of the year
| | | February 4, 2019

Attention citizen gardeners! We need your help in creating demand for an unsung hero of the pollinator garden, Cowpen Daisy, Verbesina encelioides. To get this plant some well-deserved attention, we’re naming it “San Antonio’s unofficial pollinator plant of the year” … Read More

San Antonio exceeds goal of 300 pollinator gardens for city’s Tricentennial year
| | | January 1, 2019

Congratulations, San Antonio!  We rallied in December to hit and surpass our goal of 300 new pollinator habitats for San Antonio’s 300th birthday, finishing the year with 325 gardens pledged. The year-long initiative, launched here at the Texas Butterfly Ranch … Read More

So close! San Antonio 300for300 pollinator garden initiative at 245
| | | November 26, 2018

A community wide pollinator habitat initiative launched in April of this year is only 55 gardens away from reaching its goal of 300 pollinator habitats for San Antonio’s 300th birthday. The grass-roots effort began as a way to satisfy an … Read More

San Antonio’s 300for300 pollinator habitat initiative moves into home stretch
| | | November 2, 2018

A crowd of thousands at San Antonio’s third annual Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival pushed the city’s community wide pollinator gardening initiative into its home stretch this week. Our friends at MP Studio worked the October 21 Festival and collected … Read More

San Antonio celebrates third annual Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival at Pearl
| | | October 23, 2018

Mother Nature took a short break from the rainiest autumn in memory to celebrate the third annual Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival on Sunday. The three-day Festival rallied as the clouds parted, the sun shone and temperatures hovered in the … Read More

300for300 Pollinator Habitat Initiative Reaches Halfway Point
| | | September 30, 2018

The 300for300 Pollinator Garden Initiative, our community wide effort to plant 300 new pollinator gardens for San Antonio’s Tricentennial year reached, 150 sign-ups this week. That means we’re halfway to our goal of 300, with about three weeks to our … Read More

Update: San Antonio 300for300 pollinator habitat map activated
| | | August 11, 2018

Great job, San Antonio! Our 300for300 pollinator habitat initiative continues to pick up steam, with a dozen habitats pledged in the last two weeks. Check out the beautiful photos in this post of Candy Roach’s newly installed pollinator habitat in … Read More

300for300 update: pollinator habitat yard signs in, 223 gardens to goal
| | | July 23, 2018

In April, the Texas Butterfly Ranch announced a plan to create 300 new pollinator garden habitats for San Antonio’s 300th birthday. Since, we’ve been working with community collaborators to reach our 300 garden goal in this Tricentennial year by October … Read More

Pollinator habitat success story: Collins Garden Elementary lives up to its name
| | | June 1, 2018

Gifted and talented teacher Chéri Tondre floats between four different elementary school campuses in the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD) each week. Beacon Hill, Martin Luther King Academy, Hirsch and Collins Garden Elementary all share the energetic teacher’s time. … Read More

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