The People/Plant Connection

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

  • Horticulture Program in Correctional Facilities

  • Rainwater Harvesting System

  • Community Outreach Program

Up-Coming Gardening Seminars and Programs

Our History

The People/Plant Connection

was organized

in July 2009.

Scroll down for current gardening seminar schedule.

  • Monthly Gardening Seminars

  • Weekly Art Classes

  • Special Events

Seminars & Classes

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

​​Friday, Lunch 'n' Learn--Cost $5  Friday, June 29 from 12 noon until 1 p.m.  Butterfield Building, 224 W. Beauregard, San Angelo, Texas. Enter through the green door going downstairs. Allison Watkins, Agrilife Extension Horticulturist will be talking about "Drought Tolerant Plants for Your Landscape". We haven't had much rain this spring and now is a good time to add drought tolerant plants to your garden or landscape. Find out what the best varieties are for our area. 

Green Thumb Gardener Mini Seminar--Thursday, July 5--2 p.m. until 5 p.m.. PPC Studio, Butterfield Building, 224 W. Beauregard, San Angelo. Go in the green door that goes downstairs.  The subject is "Fall Vegetable Gardening". Allison Watkins, Agrilife Extension Horticulturist, will be talking about when to plant your fall garden. You'll learn about the best varieties for the Concho Valley. As a special activity, she will conduct a drip irrigation hands-on workshop. Learn how to design and create a system for your landscape and garden.  Cost $25 per person  $45 per couple. Preregistration is requested to assure materials. 325-656-3104. Refreshments and door prize will be given away.

Friday, Lunch 'n' Learn--Friday, July 20, noon until 1 p.m.PPC Studio, Butterfield Building, 224 W. Beauregard, San Angelo. Allison Watkins will be talking about, "Diagnosing and Managing Plant Problems". If you don't know what you are treating, you can cause more problems for your garden. Find out how to diagnose pests and the best way to control them. If you have a pest problem, feel free to bring a live piece of the plant to let Allison look at it. Cost: $5. If you are on your lunch hour, feel free to bring your lunch. We do not furnish lunch, however.

  • Children's Gardening Classes

  • Seniors 60+ Accessible Gardening Classes

  • Special Classes for Youth Groups & Scout Troops

Join Us/Donate

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