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Address:
555 Funston, San Antonio, Texas, 78209, United States

  • October 12, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019

WHERE: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, TX  78209

WHAT: 90-minute workshop/seminar

Session 1: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Limited to 30 participants

Session 2: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Limited to 30 participants
(Register for one session only please)

DESCRIPTION: Take advantage of this unique opportunity to attend a seminar presented by a noted San Antonio landscaper, who will provide all the information you need to plan, develop and maintain a Butterfly Garden. The presentation will focus on the importance of the Monarch butterfly and will describe 22 plants that provide nectar or larvae food sources.  Afterward, participants will take a guided walking tour to the Botanical Garden’s Monarch Waystation to see an actual Butterfly Garden.

HOSTS: Gardening Volunteers of South Texas, San Antonio Water System and San Antonio Botanical Garden

FEE: $10 (entry fee to the Botanical Garden is included)

Optional Hands On: Magnetic boards with various bed shapes and plant material pictures will be available to create your own unique monarch garden!

This event is affiliated with the 2019 Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival. For more information: https://texasbutterflyranch.com

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