Landscaping, irrigation seminar June 12 in San Angelo

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Concho Valley Chapter of the Texas Master Gardeners are hosting a free summer landscaping and irrigation seminar on June 12th.

The landscaping at the Tom Green 4-H Center features plants that do well in the West Texas area, as well as a water drainage system. The 4-H Center will host the Landscaping and Irrigation Seminar on June 12th. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Susan Himes)

The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Tom Green 4-H Center on 3168 NUS Highway 67 in San Angelo. An RSVP is requested through the AgriLife Extension Tom Green County website or by calling 325-659-6522.

“The Master Gardeners and I run a program every summer to help homeowners have beautiful landscaping and productive gardens that don’t waste water and that can survive the harsh West Texas heat,” said Allison Watkins, AgriLife Extension horticultural agent at Tom Green County.

Landscaping themes and speakers

Dotty Woodson, Dr. She will also provide tips for a drought-tolerant landscape.

Allison Strube, Director of San Angelo Water Supply, will speak about San Angelo Municipal Water Supply and the Concho River Project.

“Despite the recent rains, much of Tom Green County is still unusually dry,” said Watkins. “Rain is never a given in West Texas and this seminar offers people the opportunity to deal with the weather we experience out here and to shape the landscape accordingly.”

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