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Gardening Essentials: Gardeners Stay Cool!

June 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or a beginner, this in-person event is perfect for anyone looking to enhance their gardening skills. Gardening Essentials includes two presentations on the third Monday of every month. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from expert gardeners and fellow gardening enthusiasts, who will share their knowledge and tips on various gardening techniques. From choosing the right plants for your garden to proper soil preparation and maintenance, we’ll cover all the essentials you need to know to create a thriving garden.

June 17 Session 1: “Heat Risk for Gardeners” will be presented by San Antonio Metro Health Chief of Epidemiology Dr. Rita Espinoza. Discussion and examples of potentially life-saving information will help identify signs of heat-related illnesses and precautions to protect your health during extreme heat.

June 17 Session 2: “Protecting Your Landscape.” A discussion on helping the landscape survive during extreme heat using minimal natural resources, including methods of water conservation.

Gardening Essentials is a free event and open to the public! Suggested donation $5.

Gardening Essential Extras include:

  • ​Plant Exchange: Bring in your plants so GVST & friends can find them a new home!
  • Potluck Social – Meet & Greet: Bring your favorite dish to share and enjoy lunching with our group!

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June 17
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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San Antonio Garden Center
3310 North New Braunfels Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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