7286 Dietz Elkhorn Rd, Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas, 78015, United States

  • May 25, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for our April Gardening Essentials Class, where we bring you the most knowledgeable gardening educators from South Texas! This months speakers are:

Dr. Larry Stein is one of San Antonio’s most prominent educators when it comes to helping gardeners and producers stay at the forefront of modern agriculture practices and ahead of constant challenges by teaching new techniques. As a professor and program leader in horticultural sciences, Dr. Stein has received recognition for his “Texas Superstar” Plants and multiple awards by AgriLife Extension. He will be sharing his extensive gardening knowledge and answer questions.

Gary Poole is the Conservation and Adult Programs Specialist at San Antonio Botanical Gardens, and is a Master Naturalist. Using real world examples of Botanical Gardens use of water conservation, Gary will teach you how to be water savvy and still have an amazing garden!

This event is free and open to the public!


Get first hand knowledge with one-on-one consultations from our expert gardening and landscaping professionals. Bring in photos or a simple sketch of your yard, or area in which you want to design, and get advice about your specific ideas. Consultations are optional.


Enhance your plant knowledge, identify plants for your specific conditions, and successfully pair plants to achieve your ideal design with tools and resources designed for South Texas. Applying principles used by experts, you can learn how to navigate the nursery and shop like a pro. From irrigation, to plant selection, you can create planting areas that are water saving, and thriving at the same time.


Receive 3 full color landscape and plant guide books, with a 4 part seminar led by landscape specialists.


Draw and use a scaled plan of your planting area. Discover and define your own style. Meet one-on-one with our experienced gardeners and get advice and tips on your design.

Details Price Qty
Individual Tuitionshow details + $30.00 (USD)  
Household Tuitionshow details + $50.00 (USD)  

  • 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: