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Spring Bloom

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Spring Bloom Garden like a Texan

Get your landscape ready for a Texas summer

The weather has been wild in San Antonio! Learn how to “Garden Like a Texan” and make your landscape more resilient to drought and freezes at Spring Bloom on Saturday, March 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at SAWS Headquarters.

Arrive early! The first 1,000 adult guests will receive a free WaterSaver plant. Browse the plant sales for native plants, herbs, and drought-tolerant ornamentals.

Discover the secrets to a tough-as-Texas landscape with interactive activities and practical tips on plant selection, mulching, and more. San Antonio Botanical Garden staff will be on hand to help you “Reimagine Your Lawn” with inspiration from their new WaterSaver Community exhibit.

Tap into the water and horticultural expertise of a wide variety of community organizations to help make your landscape ready for a Texas summer.

Dig in deeper on the topics of resilient landscape garden design and watering trees with our expert speakers and hear from Karen Guz, vice president of Conservation, about proposed changes to our community’s watering rules. Can’t make it to Spring Bloom? Learn more and share your input at

Our new ConnectH2O electronic water meters are rolling out all over town! See how they work and how they’ll help you save water and money.

Expert Speakers

Landscape: Redesign for Resiliency

Saturday, March 9
9:30 a.m.

Drought been tough on your grass? Recent record weather extremes are encouraging many San Antonians to reconsider and redesign their home landscapes. John Hamilton, a Conservation Educator with the San Antonio Botanical Garden, will cover a variety of smart and sustainable practices to make outdoor spaces water conscious.

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Drought Watering Rule Updates You Should Know

Saturday, March 9
10:30 a.m.

An extended drought is taking a toll on our community’s water resources, and a community discussion is underway to meet the challenge with updates to our watering rules. Join Karen Guz, Vice President of Conservation at SAWS, to hear the latest on these proposals.

Proper Tree Watering

Saturday, March 9
11:30 a.m.

If you’re concerned about watering your trees in a drought, get tips from an expert! David Vaughan, an ISA Certified Arborist and the 2022 Texas Arborist of the Year, will be here to share best practices.


March 9
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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SAWS Headquarters
2800 U.S. Hwy 281 North
San Antonio, 78212 United States
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