San Antonio Botanical Garden

Arts & Culture
2:50 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Botanical Garden Has Far Eastern Ideas For Making Your Garden Great

Japanese maple, lantern, meditation rock.
Credit San Antonio Botanical Center

There’s a guided tour happening Saturday morning at the San Antonio Botanical Garden that could change the way you see your garden. 

If your garden is a water-sucking, chaotic landscape, maybe you should look east. Like way east. To Japan.

“It really is one of the most authentic Japanese gardens of its size in the United States,” said Master Gardener Stephanie Jones.

She’s talking about Kumamoto En at the San Antonio Botanical Garden, and a course that’s full of ideas for you.

“The course itself is to discover the benefits of replacing turf grass,” she said.

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Arts & Culture
8:54 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Meet The Meat-Eating Plants At The San Antonio Botanical Garden

Carnivorous plants and sculptures at the San Antonio Botanical Garden
S.A. Botanical Garden

An event this weekend might just be creepy enough for an early Halloween.

It’s not quite the man-eating plant seen on the Addams Family, or Audrey II from "Little Shop Of Horrors," but the San Antonio Botanical Garden this weekend welcomes a special exhibit of carnivorous plants.

"Savage Gardens" celebrates these oddities of nature and the resourcefulness of adaptation.

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