• Monthly Gardening Seminars

  • Weekly Art Classes

  • Special Events

Up-Coming Gardening Seminars and Programs

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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.

The People/Plant Connection

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

  • 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

GREEN THUMB GARDENER MINI SEMINAR--Friday, March 21--2-3 p.m.

     Subject: Soil Amendments For Your Garden and Landscape

     Speaker 1--Linda Rowe, Master Gardener

     Subject:Vermiculture--Worm Farming. Learn how to start a worm

     farm and the benefits of using worm castings in your garden.

     Special Activity: Linda will demonstrate how to put together a worm

     farm. One lucky attendee will win the worm farm to take home.

     Speaker 2--Susan Stanfield, President The People/Plant Connection

     Subject: Composting--Learn how to start a compost bin and why

     composting is so important to a successful growing year.

     Special Activity: Attendees will receive materials and instructions of

     how to do a soil test for their gardens and landscapes.

     LOCATION: PPC Studio, 36 W. Beauregard, San Angelo, Texas

     COST: $25 per person or $45 per couple

     Refreshments and Doorprizes

MARCH 2019

LUNCH 'N' LEARN GARDEN SEMINAR--Friday, March 15--12 noon -1 p.m.

     Speaker:  Allison Watkins, Agrilife Extension Horticulturist

     Subject: "Edible Landscaping"-You'll learn how to incorporate edible

     plants into your garden and your kitchen. Find out which plants are edible.

    Location: PPC Studio, Wells Fargo Bank Basement, 36 W. Beauregard, San

     Angelo, Texas 

     Cost: $5 per person

     If you are on your lunch hour, feel free to bring your lunch. However, we

     do not provide lunch.

     



SPECIAL SEMINAR

TO KICK OFF 6TH ANNUAL GIANT PUMPKIN CONTEST

Date: Tuesday, March 12--5:30-6:30 p.m.

Location: 4-H Building, 3168 N. US Hwy 67, San Angelo, Texas

Speaker: Dr. Russ Wallace, Professor and Extension Vegetable Specialist

Department of Horticultural Sciences Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Lubbock, Texas

Subjects:

Best practices for growing vegetables.

Techniques to get the biggest pumpkin.

How to set up a watering tank for your pumpkin.

Bring you questions

Be the first to get your free pumpkin seeds and enter the contest.

Cost: Free and open to the public

Pre-register to assure materials. Call 325-656-3104