SAWS News: Calling All Novice Gardeners — Spring Bloom Is For You!
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Edwards Aquifer

Aquifer Level 681.5'
6/13/19 - Official

The Edwards aquifer and its catchment area in the San Antonio region is about 8,000 square miles and includes all or part of 13 counties in south-central Texas.

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Watering with an irrigation system or sprinkler is allowed any day of the week before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m.

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Aquifer Level 681.5 | Year-Round Watering Hours

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Calling All Novice Gardeners — Spring Bloom Is For You!


New to San Antonio? Or maybe a first-time homeowner ready to add a little pizzazz to your yard? Then you’ll want to make a beeline for Spring Bloom at SAWS Headquarters, Saturday, March 9!

The free annual event is your prime opportunity to learn about gardening and landscape care from the pros — all while saving water.

This year’s focus will be on the rookie gardener. Learn all the basics to get started — from selecting soil to picking plants to maintaining a less thirsty, more drought-hardy landscape.

Guest presentations include: 

  • 9:30 a.m. Good Bug, Bad Bug: 10 Bugs Everyone Should Know by Molly Keck
  • 10:30 a.m. Texas - It's a Whole 'Nother Country: A Newcomer's Guide to Gardening in South Texas by Anna Vogler
  • 11:35 a.m. What Everyone New to San Antonio and Gardening Should Know - The Organic Perspective by Bob Webster

Attendees also will have the opportunity to earn up to five WaterSaver Rewards points and a $50 coupon to use toward water-conserving mulch for your landscape!

Local gardening experts will be speaking throughout the day, offering great tips to help spruce up your yard while still saving water. Plus there will be a fun-filled learning area for children.

As always, the first 1,000 visitors get a free plant!

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