The People/Plant Connection

Bringing the joy of gardening to people of all ages and abilities.

Friday, Lunch 'n' Learn--Cost $5    Friday, May 19, from 12 Noon until 1 p.m. at the AgriLife Extension Office, 1st floor Edd B. Keyes Building, 113 W. Beauregard, San Angelo Texas. Allison Watkins, Agrilife County Extension Horticulturist, will talk about "Herb & Butterfly Gardening". Learn the best herb varieties to plant for cooking and how to use them. Inviting butterflies to your garden is easy when you know what plants they like. Cost is $5

Register today for the Summer Adult Art Classes-- Fine Arts Class Wednesdays 1:30-3:30 p.m. and Decorative Painting Class Tuesdays 1:30-3:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per class plus supplies. No previous experience required. Call 325-656-3104 to register. Call to join us for the next project. All proceeds go toward our garden projects.

Family Nature Day--Earth Day "Caring for the Earth". Saturday, May 20-10 a.m. until noon. Southside Rec Center, 2750 Ben Ficklin Rd. San Angelo. Bring your family to learn about vegetable gardening. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned gardener, your family will enjoy this seminar. Information about Squarefoot gardening, vegetables best for this area, games for the kids and a tour of the Children's Adventure Garden. This event is FREE. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Youth Garden Club-Spring Session--8 week program starting Continues on Tuesdays. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Eligible Youth: 3rd, 4th, & 5th grade youth. We will be using the Junior Master Gardener curriculum so youth will learn about plants, what they do and why we need them. They will be planting in the Children's Adventure Garden, as weather permits. The youth will be watering from our rain water harvesting tanks as they learn about water conservation. The YGC will be held at the Southside Rec Center, 2750 Ben Ficklin Rd. San Angelo. Cost: This program is underwritten by the San Angelo Garden Club making the program free to the first 20 youth to sign up. There's still space. Join us. Call 325-656-3104 to register your youth. 

4th Annual Giant Pumpkin Contest Seed Distribution Continues Until May 31--There's still time to grow a giant pumpkin. Pick up seeds at the Agrilife Extension Office, 113 W. Beauregard, San Angelo. They are open from 8 a.m. til 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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  • Children's Gardening Classes

  • Seniors 60+ Accessible Gardening Classes

  • Special Classes for Youth Groups & Scout Troops

  • Horticulture Program in Correctional Facilities

  • Rainwater Harvesting System

  • Community Outreach Program

  • Monthly Gardening Seminars

  • Weekly Art Classes

  • Special Events

Up-Coming Gardening Seminars and Programs

Join Us/Donate

There are several ways to become part of our unique garden project.

Seminars & Classes

We offer monthly gardening seminars and weekly art classes throughout the year.

Our History

The People/Plant Connection

was organized

in July 2009.