~ May Gardening Events
Fri., May 17 at 10:00am
Hill Country Native Plant Walk at the San Antonio Botanical Garden San Antonio Botanical Gardens, 555 Funston at North New Braunfels. Standard garden admission fee. firstname.lastname@example.org or 210-207-3270.www.sabot.org
Sat., May 18 from 10am to Noon
Care of Agaves, Yuccas & Succulents. Find the best choices for this area and how to care for them with instructor Mary Irish. Sponsored by SAWS. Class Fee $10. San Antonio Botanical Gardens, 555 Funston at North New Braunfels. Class Fee $55. email@example.com or 210-207-3270.www.sabot.org
Sat., May 18 at 9am
Beginning Bird Walks at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens. Enjoy birds in native habitats, and bask in the relaxing atmosphere found in the Garden during a morning bird walk led by an experienced guide. Featured birds include hummingbirds, Long-billed Thrashers, Black-bellied Whistling Ducks, Green Heron, and the Common Moorhen. For a list of other birds spotted in the garden visit our "birding list". - meet at Carriage House. Free for Botanical Society members. Standard garden admission. 210-829-5100 or visitwww.sabot.org
Sat., May 25 – 9am to 5pm
South Texas’Premier Gardening Event, San Antonio Festival of Flowers. Seminars include “Pioneer Roses” with Mike Shoup, owner of Antque Rose Emporium and author of Empress of the Garden and Antique Roses for the South.
City-Wide Plant Exchange
Alamo Area Horticulture Show
Floral Design Challenge ,
Plus “Full Landscape Drip Irrigation” and “Yards Without Lawns”.
Dr. Calvin Finch, Dr. Jerry Parsons and Milton Glueck will broadcast live from the Festival 12n-2pm.Alzafar Shrine, 901 N. Loop 1604 West between Hwy 281 N and Blanco Road. $5 admission. Parking free. 210-930-1100 www.SAFestivalofFlowers.com
Sat., May, 25 — 10am, ‘til Noon
Kids Gardening Class at Milberger’s. Hands-on, fun-in-the-garden workshop for children 5 to 10. Free but call to reserve a spot because class size is limited. 210-497-3760.
Tues., May 28 at 6:30pm
Native Plants Society of Texas – San Antonio monthly meeting. 6:30 native plant and seed exchange. 7:00 program. Lions Field Center, 2809 Broadway (at Mulberry by Brackenridge Park). Meetings are free and open to the public. firstname.lastname@example.org.