The People/Plant Connection

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

​​4th Annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh-in and Pumpkin Festival--Thursday, November 2 from 6-8 p.m. The festival will be held at the Southside Recreation Center, 2750 Ben Ficklin Rd., San Angelo. The pumpkin weigh-in has expanded to include a pumpkin pie contest, activities for kids, pumpkin flavored refreshments and door prizes. The pumpkin and pumpkin pie registration starts at 6 p.m. Entries are $10 each. The judging will be at 6:30 p.m. The Pumpkin Festival is open to the public and free to attend. To pre-register your pumpkin or pumpkin pie, call 325-656-3104. 

Friday, Lunch 'n' Learn--Cost $5  Friday, November 17, from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at the AgriLife Extension Office, 1st floor Edd B. Keyes Building, 113 W. Beauregard, San Angelo, Texas. Linda Rowe, Master Gardener, will be filling for Allison Watkins and talking about Vermiculture--Worm Farming. Linda will demonstrate how to set up a worm farm and talk about the benefits of bringing worms to your gardening efforts.

Green Thumb Gardener Mini Seminar--Thursday, December 7--2 p.m. until 5 p.m.. Station 618 Senior Center, 702 S. Chadbourne, San Angelo. Allison Watkins, AgriLife Extension Horticulturist, will talk about herbs. She'll discuss the best ones for this area and how to use them. As a special activity, Irene Meitzen from San Angelo Garden Club will demonstrate how to make a fresh rosemary wreath. Participants will make a wreath to take home just in time for the holidays. The cost is $25 for individuals, $20 PPC Members and Master Gardeners. Pre-registration is required to assure materials. Call 325-656-3104. Refreshments will be served and door prizes given away.

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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.