Arts & Culture

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


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Botanical Soap Making

Saturday, November 23 | 1 pm to 3 pm

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

Instructor: Liberty Heise


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Photography Field Workshop

Saturday, October 26 | 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

In this monthly outdoor workshop, photographer Victor Watson will walk participants through different areas of the Botanical Garden based on seasonal changes, butterfly and bird migrations, and other factors that are part of garden dynamics. Participants will be guided through equipment and image-capturing techniques. So bring your cameras, lenses, and tripods and create lasting memories. This workshop is outdoors so please dress for the weather. Participants are encouraged to share their photos by using #sabotgarden.
Fee: $15 ($13.50 member)

_Victor Watson, photographer, owner of Schertz Photography

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