3310 N. New Braunfels, San Antonio, Texas, 78209, United States

  • October 21, 2019
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Session 1:
“Native Plants and Pollinators”
Presented by: Donald W. Tuff, PhD

Don retired in 1998 as Professor of Biology from the Department of Biology at Texas State University where he taught full time since 1963.
Recently Don has become interested in our native bees, the flowers they pollinate, and the threats to their survival.
He and his wife, Germaine, have been members of the Comal Master Gardener Association for 18 years. During that time, he has presented the section on entomology to the Comal Master Gardener trainees, presentations to various garden clubs, local Master Naturalist, and NPSoT chapters.

Session 2:

“Planting for Independence with Edible Native Plants”
Presented by: Rachel Cywinski Of the Native Plant Society, GVST member

Whether you are going green, saving water, getting older or wanting to live off the grid, growing edible plants that are native to the area can provide you independence. This presentation will show you the benefits of having edible native plants in your landscape and how they contribute to human health as well as support of native wildlife.

*Note: A light potluck will be available, Donations are appreciated!