Speakers Team

Spring is quickly approaching and gardening questions are abound. Gardening Volunteers of South Texas (GVST) is a group of dedicated, experienced, and knowledgeable plant lovers who are available to do presentation for your organization/HOA/club. There are many topics to choose from. Click on the link below and complete a request form, indicating contact person and information, several dates that would work for you, as well as several topics which might be of interest. 

1 day ago

Gardening Volunteers of South Texas

Two excellent GVST Gardening Essentials sessions on Monday. First up was "It's Hot, Now What" with David Rodriguez Texas Agrilife horticulturist, Dr. Jerry Parsons, Dr. Calvin Finch, and Dr. Tom Harris as moderator. Excellent advice on plants that can take the heat. Did you know Esperanza and Hamelia Firebush can be planted on the hottest, driest days and not miss a beat? In our second session Dr. Connie Sheppard from Texas Agrilife demonstrated two summer salads and gave us an update on food safety. With so many reports of foodborne illnesses her tips and recommended resources were a hit with the audience! ...

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5 days ago

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Position available with Gardening Volunteers of South Texas (GVST)

Are you passionate about saving water in our landscapes?

Are you a detail-oriented person with computer and writing skills who can manage deadlines and volunteers?

GVST needs a Volunteer and Event Coordinator. Hours for the position are flexible and average about 30 per week at peak activity times.

Contact Karen Stamm at kstamm@satx.rr.com if you’d like a copy of the job description. We are in the process of interviewing candidates now. Deadline to submit an application is Friday, July 20.

Feel free to share this message with gardening friends!


Karen Stamm
Chair, Selection Committee

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3 weeks ago

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  • Please choose from the following list of topics that our speakers can provide: