Winter is a most excellent time for planning your spring landscape activities. The Gardening Volunteers of South Texas (GVST) offers an interactive and informative 4-½-hour class that provides all the information you need to know 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, Nov. 11 at Aldaco’s Mexican Cuisine (Stone Oak), 20079 Stone Parkway, at the corner of Stone Oak Parkway and Hardy Oak Blvd. Class space is limited — register as soon as possible. The workshop fills up fast so don’t wait!
Click here for more information and to register for the class. Spring is just around the corner!
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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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