The People/Plant Connection

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

​​Friday, Lunch 'n' Learn--Cost $5  Friday, April 20, from 12 noon until 1 p.m. New Location: Butterfield Building, 224 W. Beauregard, San Angelo, Texas. Enter through the green door closest to the alley. Allison Watkins, Agrilife Extension Horticulturist will be talking about "Growing Fruits and Vegetables in Containers". You'll learn how to prepare the containers for planting. It's important to use varieties that grow best in this area, as well.

Green Thumb Gardener Mini Seminar--Thursday, April 19--2 p.m. until 5 p.m.. New Location: Butterfield Building, 224 W. Beauregard, San Angelo. Go in the green door closest to the alley.  The subject is "Antique Roses and Vegetables". Allison Watkins, AgriLife Extension Horticulturist will talk about the benefit of adding antique roses to your garden. Antique or Heirloom vegetables have special qualities including great taste. Find out the best roses and vegetables to try this year in your garden and landscape. It will include a rose propagation hands-on workshop. Cost $25 per person  $45 per couple. Preregistration is requested to assure materials. 325-656-3104. Refreshments and door prize will be given away.

5th Annual Giant Pumpkin Contest Free See Distribution starts April 2.Free pumpkin seeds are available at all our events. You can also pick up your seeds at the AgriLife Extension Office between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mon-Fri. Growing this beauties is fun and rewarding. Weigh-in will be in November.

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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.