Design School

In Partnership with San Antonio Water System

2017 Design Schools to be announced. Check back!

What you can expect:

  • 4 presentations on xeriscaping, design, improving soil and plant selection
  • 1-on-1 Idea Consultations
  • Tuition includes 3 full-color plant and landscape guides
  • $30 individual / $50 for household of 2 people

For more information please email us at or call us at (210) 251-8101.

More Information on Watersaver Landscape Design Schools

GVST offers Watersaver Landscape Design Schools three times a year.

The Schools are presented in partnership with San Antonio Water System and includes 4 presentations, 1-on-1 design consultations and 3 full-color plant and landscape guides to take home with you.

Current Presentations

Basics of Xeriscaping

Mark Peterson, SAWS Conservation Coordinator

Planning Your Design

Brian Hough, Landscape Designer

Do the Groundwork

Ron Csehil, GVST and Texas Master Gardener

The Right Place for the Right Plant

Laura Rogers, GVST and Texas Master Gardener


When you enroll, we’ll provide graph paper to draw your yard and your ideas. Then after the presentations, there will be time for you to meet with GVST Design Idea Consultants—all of them knowledgeable in gardening and low-water landscaping.


$30 for individuals / $50 for households of two people

Tuition includes 3 full-color guidebooks.

The Best of Texas Plant and Landscape Guide
Texas Native and Adapted Plants
San Antonio Landscape Care Guide

When you’ve completed the class, we would like to hear back from you, and hope that you share your before and after pictures by posting them here, or on our Facebook page.

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