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Liven up your landscape with SAWS WaterSaver Landscape Coupons – Available March 1!
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Beginning March 1, SAWS residential customers may apply for up to four $100 WaterSaver coupons to replace part of the water-guzzling grass in your landscape with lush, drought-tolerant garden beds. That’s a whopping $400 in savings!

Make your landscape dreams a reality with radiant plants like salvia, mistflower, cenizo and this region’s stalwart, mountain laurel and much, much more. Once established these water-efficient plants will not only look great year-round, but also help you conserve water and save money on your water bill.

For more details click here: https://www.gardenstylesanantonio.com/garden-tips-blog/return-of-the-watersaver-landscape-coupon/

Spring Bloom Presentations by GVST Members
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On March 12 at noon, GVST will have two volunteers participating in this year’s Virtual Spring Bloom, sponsored by SAWS. This will be an informative roundtable type discussion with time for attendees to get answers to any of their questions. The GVST volunteers are:

 

Rachel Cywinski:  “How NOT to Plant Trees”  and  “Improper Pruning of Crepe Myrtles”

 

Karen Stamm: “Picking a bad spot or ignoring all microsite issues – sun, soil, species, slope , season, aspect and mature size/spacing”

 

For More Information click here:  Spring into Gardening webpage.

 

Watch for future discussions led by GVST Volunteers at our monthly Gardening Essentials Classes - let us know if you have ideas, would like to volunteer as a presenter or have questions you’d like answered!  Email us at: info@gardeningvolunteers.org.

Spring Into Gardening Season with SAWS
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The month of March officially launches gardening season in San Antonio — and SAWS is ready to help you get off to a great start with our virtual “Spring Into Gardening” webinar series, Saturday, March 12.

 

Whether you’re a newbie or have a glistening green thumb, these interactive online discussions will help you begin a gorgeous garden upgrade to a landscape with less thirsty lawn and more drought-hardy plants.

Starting at 10 a.m., there will be three 45-minute webinars with a break in between each.

Outdoor Transformation: Create Your Dream Landscape

You don’t have to be a gardening expert or wealthy to transform your bland landscape into one that’s colorful, attractive and water frugal.

This how-to session will cover the basics of pulling off a complete makeover for your yard while making the most of SAWS rebates, rewards and WaterSaver coupons (available March 1).

Pest Control: What To Know Before You Act

It’s not fun when unwanted pests invade our homes and gardens. But some solutions you can buy come with scary warning labels. Join our expert bug-ologist for a chat about the most common pest problems and the safest, most effective options for managing them.

Common Landscaping Mistakes To Avoid

Our panel of gardening experts will share the most common landscaping mistakes homeowners make — and how to steer clear of them. Plenty of “do this, not that” photos will help you see exactly how to set up your new landscape for long-term success.

Bonus: One of the webinars will feature the “big reveal” of an exciting new outdoor living rebate to deck out your backyard. You’ll have to join us to find out more…

Get all the details at GardenStyleSA.com/spring.

As always, WaterSaver Rewards members who participate will earn points to cash in for coupons they can redeem at local garden centers and nurseries. Not a member yet? Sign up at GardenStyleSA.com/rewards.

San Antonio Garden Center Hosting Annual Plant Sale
Saturday, March 19, 2022 (9am-4pm)
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San Antonio Garden Center

        Annual Plant Sale!

Saturday, March 19 9am-4pm (A Tax Free Event)
Free Admission & Parking

3310 N. New Braunfels Ave @ Funston

You'll find these plants on sale.

Geraniums – Herbs – Daylilies
Perennials – Annuals – Hanging Baskets
Cactus & Succulents
Landscape Plants
Unusual Pass-Along Plants from Our Member’s Gardens and Greenhouses

Click here for more information.