Xeriscape doesn't mean rocks. Work with the landscape you've got. Those are just two important things you'll learn in the WaterSaver Landscape Design Workshop.
Informal and interactive, the popular class offered by the Gardening Volunteers of South Texas (GVST) teaches participants how to successfully plan and execute a garden design that works.
At $30 per person or $50 per couple, the workshop is a bargain considering all you get: presentations on xeriscaping, design, improving soil and plant selection; one-on-one idea consultations, and full-color plant and landscape guides.
The workshop will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12 at Aldaco's Mexican Cuisine (Dominion), 22211 IH-10 West. Class space is limited — deadline to register is Thursday, Aug. 10. The workshop fills up fast so don't wait!
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Mark A. Peterson is a conservation project coordinator for San Antonio Water System. With over 30 years of experience as an urban forester and arborist, Mark is probably the only person you know who actually prunes trees for fun. When not expounding on the benefits of trees and limited lawns, you’re likely to find him hiking San Antonio’s wilderness parks or expounding on the virtues of geography and history to his friends.
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