Venue:  

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

  • October 5, 2019
    8:30 am - 1:30 pm

You will Learn~ That ‘xeriscape’ doesn’t mean “all rocks” Why it’s important to create your design before you buy your plants; How to work with your property configuration; Tips on improving your soil; Basics of plant selection, including recommended varieties of native and adapted plants. 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.

Location-

San Antonio Botanical Gardens (one of the new classrooms adjacent to the entry area).

Consultations

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.

Course

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.

Educate

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

Design

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.

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  • 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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