• 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

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.

See the notice below.

    Scroll down for current gardening seminar schedule.

Youth Art Class beginning September 14-November 9, --Weekly on Mondays, 4-5:30 p.m.

Registration is being accepted for youth 8-15. Students will explore different media like pencil sketching, pen & ink and acrylic painting while studying aspects of art.

     Cost: $12 per class, Supplies will be required. Location: PPC Studio, 416 S. Oakes, San Angelo. Limited space. Register early.

Adult Art Classes-Fall Session: Registrations being accepted. Classes are Tuesdays or Wednesdays 1:30-3:30

Due to social distancing, the Wednesday class is full. However there are a few spaces in the Tuesday class. Cost: $12 per class plus one-time supply fee for each project. Additional supplies are required. To reserve your seat and get the supply list, call 325-656-3104. No previous experience is necessary.

Join Us/Donate

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

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

The Classes and Seminars are back and going well.

We hope to see you at some or all of them.

Masks are welcome but not required. Due to social distancing space is limited. Reservations are required. Call 325-656-3104 or go to their website: www.peopleplantconnection.org/contact.html

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Lunch 'n' Learn Gardening Class, Friday, July 17, Noon till 1 p.m.

"Xeriscape, not Zeroscape: Beautiful Desert Landscapes"

Speaker: Allison Watkins, Agrilife Extension Horticulturist

      Learn the elements of having a Xeriscape landscape that is drought tolerant, beautiful and conserve water.  Cost: $5 per person, Location: PPC Studio, 416 S. Oakes, San Angelo

      If you are on your lunch hour feel free to bring your lunch. However, we do not serve lunch.

Lunch 'n' Learn Gardening Class, Friday, September 18, Noon till 1 p.m.

"Rain Gardens--Another way to harvest rain water"

Speaker: Allison Watkins, Agrilife Extension Horticulturist

      Learn the benefits and how to create a rain garden. Cost: $5 per person, Location: PPC Studio, 416 S. Oakes, San Angelo

      If you are on your lunch hour feel free to bring your lunch. However, we do not serve lunch.

  • Monthly Gardening Seminars

  • Weekly Art Classes

  • Special Events

The People/Plant Connection

West Texas Gardening 101-Thursday, August 6 --2-4 p.m.

"Propagation" Speaker: Allison Watkins, Agrilife Extension Horticulturist

     Learn the different ways to propagate plants. You'll have hands-on experience with clippings from the Master Gardener's Demonstration Bed at the 4-H Building.

     Cost: $20 per person, $35 per couple, Door prize will be given away. NEWLocation: 4-H Building, 3168 N. US Hwy 67, San Angelo

West Texas Gardening 101, Thursday, September 10, 2-4 p.m.

"Turf Talk With Monte Sims"

Speaker: Monte Sims, Owner Bes-Tex Supply

      Learn how to keep your lawn looking good year-round.

New Location: Bes-Tex Supply Meeting Room, 4510 Adobe, San Angelo

     This seminar is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted.