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A Blooming Good Time with the Rain

Spring Bloom, San Antonio's favorite gardening event, is this Saturday, March 11! This year it's all about rain gardens — how to build them, use them, and most importantly, what types of plants to put in them.

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The Many Benefits of Rain Gardens

A rain garden, with its verdant pools and lush-looking vegetation, can evoke an unexpected oasis in our often-arid climate. But did you know rain gardens are also good for the environment?

Steps to Create a Rain Garden

Real Life Rain Gardens

Two intrepid women, Lee Marlowe with the San Antonio River Authority and Heather Ginsberg with San Antonio Water System, brave raging wind and rain to tell everyone about the elements and virtues of a rain garden.

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Rainfall Aplenty

Most excellent rainfall on Saturday! Therefore, no watering this week. Don't forget to attend the SAWS Spring Bloom this Saturday, March 11, at SAWS Headquarters, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Mark Peterson, Conservation Project Coordinator

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