Fall Gardening Expo Is Sept. 7

Eager to get planting, but don’t know how to start? Learn all about earth-friendly gardening and landscape care during the fall-focused Cultivate expo — and earn WaterSaver Rewards, too!

In case you didn’t know by now fall is the ideal time to plant in San Antonio. From fall vegetables to succulents to Texas-tough plants that’ll have your garden bursting into bloom come spring, the planting options are plentiful in autumn.

You can learn about most of them — and much more — at Cultivate, Saturday, Sept. 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the University of the Incarnate Word Grossman International Conference Center, 847 E. Hildebrand Ave.

Earth-friendly gardening and landscape care are the focus of the expo presented by the Bexar County Master Gardeners and Texas A&M University AgriLife. Ten workshops spread across four sessions will cover everything you need to know to get started on your fall planting. And the best part is this cavalcade of horticultural knowledge costs a paltry $5 per session!

The bonus: WaterSaver Rewards members can earn up to seven points by attending multiple sessions. That means getting up to $150 in coupons to use toward water-saving materials like plants, mulch, compost and the ever-popular rain barrels.

Not a member yet? Sign up now and you’ll be ready to earn points this Saturday at the Cultivate Expo!

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Mark Peterson
Mark A. Peterson was a conservation project coordinator for San Antonio Water System before retiring. 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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