The People/Plant Connection

  • 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

Join Us/Donate

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

Our History

The People/Plant Connection

was organized

in July 2009.

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


Friday, Lunch 'n' Learn--Cost $5    Friday, April 7, 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 "Vegetable Gardening". Learn about the best varieties in the Concho Valley. She'll discuss composting and more to help you have a successful vegetable garden. Cost is $5


Adult Art Classes If you are looking for a new experience that is lots of fun...join us anytime. 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.


NEW! Family Nature Day--Earth Day "Caring for the Earth". Saturday, April 22-10 a.m. until noon. Southside Rec Center, 2750 Ben Ficklin Rd. San Angelo. Bring your family to learn ways your family can help take care of the earth. There will be activities for the kids and information for parents. The event will be in the Children's Adventure Garden behind the rec center. 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--Saturday, April 8 from 2-4 p.m. PPC board members will be at Scherz Landscape Co. 2225 Knickerbocker,  and Olive's Nursery, 3402 Sherwood Way both in San Angelo. They will be giving seeds away to anyone who wants to participate in the contest. If you can't make the seed giveaway, you can 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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  • Monthly Gardening Seminars

  • Weekly Art Classes

  • Special Events

Up-Coming Gardening Seminars and Programs

Seminars & Classes

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