Arts & Culture

Botanical Soap Making

Saturday, September 7 | 2 pm to 4 pm

Join Liberty Heise in this workshop and learn how to make your own all-natural soap using botanical from your landscape for color, smell, texture and simple beauty. Participants will receive information on the preparation of botanicals and will cut and take home their own soap. Fee includes all materials.
Fee: $25 ($22.50 members)

Instructor: Liberty Heise

Register for September 7

Fairy Garden Workshop

Saturday, October 5 | 1pm-3pm

Step into the world of enchanting fairy gardens by designing your own fall or Halloween-themed creation. Use your imagination to construct a magical and festive piece to enhance your garden for the season. Fee includes all supplies; additional fairy garden supplies will be available for additional cost in the Garden Gift Shop. This program is designed for ages 8 and up.
Fee: $45 ($40.50 member)

Instructor: Diane Allen, gardener and experienced display designer

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Fall Jelly Making with Texas Natives

Saturday, October 26 | 10 am to 12 pm

Autumn produces some distinctive native Texas fruits and berries. Learn from Paul Gates about Texas natives that produce spring fruit, when they can be harvested, and how to turn that fruit into unique jellies. Paul will demonstrate his jelly making technique while regaling students with tales of jelly making adventure. Each participant will take home a jar of jelly and a booklet of recipes. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System.
Fee: $15 ($13.50 member)

Instructor: Paul Gates, educator, Garden volunteer, and veteran jelly maker

Register for October 26