Gardening Essentials w/ Gardening Volunteers of South Texas

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Event Details

Gardening Volunteers of South Texas 
Gardening Essentials  

Monday, November 20, 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.  

How to Create a Backyard Buffet for Butterflies, Birds, and Other Guests 

What’s on the menu in your garden? 

Learn how the leaves, flowers, and fruits of the plants in your landscape determine the wildlife you attract. Lee Marlowe will highlight some of the best native plants and practices that attract and support a variety of guests in your garden. You’ll learn how to create a year-round garden buffet for bees, butterflies, birds and more during this presentation.
Lee Marlowe is a restoration ecologist with over 20 years of professional experience working in the field of ecological restoration and natural resource management. Her expertise includes the use of native plants to provide wildlife habitat, water quality benefits, bank/site stabilization and aesthetic beauty in landscapes of all sizes. She currently serves as the Sustainable Landscape Ecologist for the San Antonio River Authority and President of the San Antonio Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas.  

3-month fall garden-to-table series continues November 20:
Pharm Table will present Part 2 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-06:00) View in my time


San Antonio Garden Center

3310 North New Braunfels Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78209

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