Tag Archives: Gardening and Waterwise

May 15th, 2019

Hill Country Native Plant Working Workshop

Learn about Texas native Hill Country plants: their growing requirements, characteristics, ethnobotanical and wildscape uses. Participants will also be able to identify invasive plants, practice removing them from native beds, and install new natives in the Hill Country landscape area. Wear comfortable clothing; tools, snacks, and hydration provided. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System.

Fee: Free to the public; registration required.

Instructor: Gary Poole, San Antonio Botanical Garden Conservation Coordinator

Register for May 15

May 11th, 2019

Bokashi Composting: Good for Your Landscape and the Planet

Participants will learn how to use Bokashi composting to quickly turn kitchen waste into organic matter that conserves water, creates healthier soil, and sequesters carbon in the ground–creating a more sustainable community. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System.
Fee: Free with admission, but registration is required.
Instructor: Elizabeth Gruy, founder of Compost Queens
Register for May 11

 

May 8th, 2019

Hill Country Native Plant Working Workshop

Learn about Texas native Hill Country plants: their growing requirements, characteristics, ethnobotanical and wildscape uses. Participants will also be able to identify invasive plants, practice removing them from native beds, and install new natives in the Hill Country landscape area. Wear comfortable clothing; tools, snacks, and hydration provided. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System.

Fee: Free to the public; registration required.

Instructor: Gary Poole, San Antonio Botanical Garden Conservation Coordinator

Register for May 8

May 1st, 2019

Hill Country Native Plant Working Workshop

Learn about Texas native Hill Country plants: their growing requirements, characteristics, ethnobotanical and wildscape uses. Participants will also be able to identify invasive plants, practice removing them from native beds, and install new natives in the Hill Country landscape area. Wear comfortable clothing; tools, snacks, and hydration provided. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System.

Fee: Free to the public; registration required.

Instructor: Gary Poole, San Antonio Botanical Garden Conservation Coordinator

Register for May 1

April 24th, 2019

Hill Country Native Plant Working Workshop

Learn about Texas native Hill Country plants: their growing requirements, characteristics, ethnobotanical and wildscape uses. Participants will also be able to identify invasive plants, practice removing them from native beds, and install new natives in the Hill Country landscape area. Wear comfortable clothing; tools, snacks, and hydration provided. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System.

Fee: Free to the public; registration required.

Instructor: Gary Poole, San Antonio Botanical Garden Conservation Coordinator

Register for April 24

April 17th, 2019

Hill Country Native Plant Working Workshop

Learn about Texas native Hill Country plants: their growing requirements, characteristics, ethnobotanical and wildscape uses. Participants will also be able to identify invasive plants, practice removing them from native beds, and install new natives in the Hill Country landscape area. Wear comfortable clothing; tools, snacks, and hydration provided. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System.

Fee: Free to the public; registration required.

Instructor: Gary Poole, San Antonio Botanical Garden Conservation Coordinator

Register for April 17

April 13th, 2019

How to ID Native Texas Plants: Sunflower, Mint, Pea and Mallow Families

Participants will learn about the identifying characteristics of four major plants families in Texas—sunflower, mint, pea, and mallow, will practice identifying plants in a tour the garden, and receive a free Texas native plant from one of these families. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System.
Fee: $15 ($13.50 member)
Instructor: Michael Eason, author, conservation botanist, and head of SABG Rare Plant Conservation Dept.
Register for April 13

April 13th, 2019

Monarch Butterfly Monitor Training Workshop (SOLD OUT)

Learn how to monitor the population & health of monarch butterflies and how to report this information. Classroom and hands-on training will prepare you to join citizen scientist research in many SA locations. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System. Space is limited.

Fee: A $10 deposit will hold your place. Attendees will have deposit refunded. NO refunds for cancelled or missed training.

 

April 10th, 2019

Hill Country Native Plant Working Workshop

Learn about Texas native Hill Country plants: their growing requirements, characteristics, ethnobotanical and wildscape uses. Participants will also be able to identify invasive plants, practice removing them from native beds, and install new natives in the Hill Country landscape area. Wear comfortable clothing; tools, snacks, and hydration provided. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System.

Fee: Free to the public; registration required.

Instructor: Gary Poole, San Antonio Botanical Garden Conservation Coordinator

Register for April 10

April 3rd, 2019

Hill Country Native Plant Working Workshop

Learn about Texas native Hill Country plants: their growing requirements, characteristics, ethnobotanical and wildscape uses. Participants will also be able to identify invasive plants, practice removing them from native beds, and install new natives in the Hill Country landscape area. Wear comfortable clothing; tools, snacks, and hydration provided. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System.

Fee: Free to the public; registration required.

Instructor: Gary Poole, San Antonio Botanical Garden Conservation Coordinator

Register for April 3