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Gardening Essentials Classes

Gardening Essentials August 15, 2022 

Enriching Lives through Plants and Nature
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Andrew Labay, Director of Horticulture, joined the San Antonio Botanical Garden in 2017 as a horticulturist responsible for the Lucile Halsell Conservatory’s plant production and plant collections. In 2020, he was promoted to Director of Horticulture. In this role, Andrew oversees the management of horticulture operations and plant collections across all gardens. He brings over 10 years’ experience in horticulture with a strong background in greenhouse management and perennial fruit crops. Prior to joining the Botanical Garden, Andrew served as a viticulture program specialist with Texas A&M Agrilife Extension. Andrew holds a M.S. of Integrative Plant Biology from the University of Montpellier II, located in the south of France.

When: August 15, 2022 – 12-3 p.m. 

Topic: Botanical Garden Overview, Updates, and walking tour of the garden

Where: San Antonio Garden Center (3310 N. New Braunfels, 78209) followed by a walking tour of the San Antonio Botanical

Session 1 – Botanical Garden Overview & Updates

·    Overview (WaterSaver Lane update)

·    Events and exhibitions

·    Water conservation at the garden


Session 2 – Tour (walking) of the San Antonio Botanical Garden

·    General overview of the Garden

·    Water conservation with native plants (WaterSaver Garden)

·    Self-guided exploration of the garden


Free and Open to the Public

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