To register, follow this link: www.sanmarcostx.gov/ActiveSMTX or call 512-393-8400.

Organic Vegetable Gardening

Join Alex at the Discovery Center to learn the ins and outs of growing vegetables and herbs in the spring. Learn about planting and harvesting times and about organic pest control basics. 

Age: Any

Date: March 31

Day: Wed

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Discovery Center

Fee: Free

Compost 101

Want to learn how to combine yard waste and kitchen scraps to create valuable compost? Regularly adding compost to your garden or yard builds soil, reduces plant water usage, and improves the health of your plants. Additionally, using kitchen scraps as a resource instead of trash saves you money and reduces the amount of methane coming from the landfills. Join Conrad to learn how you can start reaping the benefits of composting.  

Age: Any

Date: April 14

Day: Wed

Time: 6:00 PM 

Location: Discovery Center

Fee: Free

Invasive Species Management

Join us for a workshop with Eric Weeks as he discusses invasive species and why they are such a nuisance to the native ecology in Central Texas. Learn which plants may be considered invasive and why, and which native plant could be used in the landscape as a substitute. Do you have questions about native vs. invasive species? Now’s your chance to ask a specialist, so save the date!

Age: Any

Date(s): April 28

Day(s): Wed

Time: 6:00 PM 

Location: Discovery Center

Fee: Free

Tree Roots for the Future

Join in learning about common myths about tree roots, where to find them, how deep do they grow? You will learn about common issues and solutions for trees in urban environments and how to set them up for success with Kelly Eby, City of San Marcos Urban Forester.

Age: Any

Date: May 12

Day: Wed

Time: 6:00 PM 

Location: Discovery Center

Fee: Free