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South Texas Home, Garden, & Environmental Show

The South Texas Home, Garden, & Environmental Show is set for Sat., March 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Sunday, March 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Floresville Event Center, with free admission both days. 

Activities include: (See complete schedule PDF below)

South Texas Landscape School (Sun. 9-3). Tuition for one $25; tuition for 2 in same family $40. See registration form download below.

Gardening South Texas Radio Show (both days, noon-2 p.m.). Ask Calvin Finch & Jerry Parson gardening questions in person!

Lecture Series — on Tomato Gardening, Old Fashioned Roses, Attracting & Producing Monarch Butterflies, Gardening Floresville Style, Texas Spur Star Plants, and Enjoying the San Antonio River.

Plant Exchange — a new feature this year is Saturday’s South Texas Plant Exchange, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Gardeners can bring their extra transplants, receive credit for the plants, and use the credits to “buy” other plants in the exchange. See rules form download below.

Rain Barrel Workshop by Youth (Sat. 2-4)

Last Chance Forever Raptor Show (both days, 1-2)

Plant Exchange (Sat. 9-4)

Youth Fishing Activity (Sun. 1-3)

Cappy Bird — presentation on the Texas Superstar Plants (Sun. 10:30-11:30 a.m.)

Youth Activities — Home Depot Birdhouses, Planting Milkweeds for Butterflies, and other activities both days

Exhibits — Arts, Crafts, Gardening Supplies, Environmental Agencies, Master Gardeners (both days). A vendor form to apply for an exhibit is available as a download below.

Plus:
•Plant Sales — rodeo tomato, vegetables, old-fashioned roses, native plants, milkweed for butterflies, herbs and other plants! (both days)
•Music — County Line Community Band (10-12)
•Food & Snacks (both days)
•Silent Auction (Sat. at 3; Sun. at 2)
•Garden Items & Other Bargains
•Bring Motel Receipt to receive a $10 Gift Certificate!

Sponsors:
•Wilson County News
•Floresville Chamber of Commerce
•KLUP 930 AM radio
•Milberger's Gardening South Texas
•San Antonio River Authority
•Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
•Gardening Volunteers of South Texas
•Master Gardeners in Guadalupe, Comal, Bexar, and Gonzales counties

More: Read "Get your garden going, South Texas!" from the 3/1/17 Wilson County News for more about this great event

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Landscape Design School.pdf137.63 KB
Vendor form 2017.pdf1.43 MB
Plant Exchange Guidelines 2017.pdf141.31 KB
complete schedule.pdf118.68 KB
home garden flyer.pdf382.11 KB

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