Gardening & Waterwise

BROWN BAG LUNCH & LEARN Can You Be-leaf It? Tree Identification


Identifying trees is challenging. Learn tricks of the trade from Urban Forester, Mark Kroeze, on how to identify trees. This class is for beginner tree enthusiasts, no prior knowledge necessary. *Sponsored by SAWS*
Fee: $15 ($13.50 members) Bring your lunch.

Instructor: Mark Kroeze, Texas A&M Forest Service

Click here BY JULY 24TH to register


Session 2: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 12 PM - 2 PM

Can you grow citrus tress in San Antonio's heat and drought conditions? The answer is yes! Join Horticulturalist Ben Ryan as he leads this multi-part series. Offered in partnership with SAWS.

Session 2 - Propagation Workshop and Planting Tips

Session 3 - Tree Care & Pruning Workshop

Class fee per session: $20 (18 members)

Instructor: Benjamin Ryan, Horticulturalist

Click here BY SEPTEMBER 6TH to register for session 2 September 9, 12 PM to 3 PM

Certified Arborist Prep Course

FRIDAY'S STARTING SEPTEMBER 9 AM TO 4 PM (9/8, 9/15, 9/22, & 10/6)

This course prepares professional arborists for the ISA Certified exam. Non-professionals are invited to gain a better understanding of the benefits of trees and develop tree ID and care skills. Topics: tree biology, identification, soil science, water management, tree nutrition and fertilization, tree selection, installation, pruning and oak wilt, tree worker safety, and more.
Course offered in Partnership with the San Antonio Arborist Association and Alamo Forest Partnership.
Fee: $300, includes Arborist Certification Study Guide. Certificate awarded upon completion.

Seating is limited. Register early!

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Rose Propagation Workshop


Learn how to make roses from existing rose bushes! Join Peggy Jones for a hands-on workshop propagating Earthkind® Roses, where she will demonstrate techniques for proper propagating from cuttings and care. Each participant will leave with a rose.
*In Partnership with SAWS*
Fee: $20 ($18 members)

Instructor: Peggy Jones, Master Gardener & Rosarian, Member of the SA Rose

Click here BY OCTOBER 12TH to register