Contributions to the Gardening Volunteers of South Texas are tax-deductible. We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, organized exclusively for charitable, civic, scientific and educational purposes.

  • We participate in research and development of horticulture and agriculture products, which includes maintaining greenhouse facilities.
  • We create and fund annual scholarships for collegiate students focused in Environmental Sciences.
  • We promote environmental awareness and water conservation through our annual Watersaver Landscape Tour, a free event open to the public to offer local design principles and practices.
  • We serve as an educational resource for the community by offering free monthly gardening-related classes, low-cost landscape design schools, and provide unique and knowledgeable speakers on a wide array of gardening topics.  

To donate materials, please contact us.  

Thank you so much for your consideration!

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