Gardening Essentials w/ Gardening Volunteers of South Texas

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Event Details

Monday, October 16, 2023 

12 noon to 3:00 p.m.  

Gardening Essentials is endorsed by the Mayor’s Fitness Council City of San Antonio.

SAWS WaterSaver Rewards = 2 points for this class! 

Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or a beginner, this in-person event is perfect for anyone looking to enhance their gardening skills. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from expert gardeners and fellow gardening enthusiasts, who will share their knowledge and tips on various gardening techniques. From choosing the right plants for your garden to proper soil preparation and maintenance, we’ll cover all the essentials you need to know to create a thriving garden.  

From Drops to Barrels, Capturing the Clouds: An Introduction to Rain Barrel Harvesting
Presented by Irene Gonzales, Co-owner of Barrels For Sale 
During this interactive seminar, students will learn the art and science of harnessing nature’s most precious resource – water.  The class will delve into the benefits of rainwater harvesting, the design and setup of rain barrels, and the most effective methods to collect and store rainwater.  Practical, hands-on instruction will empower you to make a positive impact on the environment, reduce your water bills, and ensure a sustainable water supply for your garden.  Whether you’re a seasoned gardener, a budding environmentalist, or just curious about sustainable living practices, this class will equip you with the knowledge and skills to capture the clouds right from your backyard.  

3-month fall garden-to-table series begins October 16:
Pharm Table will present Part 1 of the  fall 3-part series “planning, harvesting and preparing a holiday feast from the garden” as a cooking demonstration.   

Free and Open to the Public 

See complete details of upcoming Gardening Essentials at 
San Antonio Garden Center 

3310 N New Braunfels Avenue 

San Antonio, Texas 78209-6699  

Free and Open to the public 

$5 donation appreciated  

San Antonio Water System residential customers who register to receive WaterSaver Rewards and earn money to spend from SAWS may receive 2 points for attending this class.  

Gardening Essential Extras!  

Tool Sharpening: Bring your gardening tools that need sharpening!  

Plant Xchange: Bring in your plants to find them a new home!  

Potluck Social – Meet & Greet: Bring your favorite dish to share and enjoy lunching with our group!
H-E-B is boosting our members’ pot luck with additional food donations for October and November Gardening Essentials. Come feast with us for food and thought October 16, November 20 and December 18.


(Monday) 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm(GMT-05:00) View in my time


San Antonio Garden Center

3310 North New Braunfels Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78209

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