Since 1969, the Men's Garden Club of San Antonio has served the community by fostering garden programs and doing charitable events to support the youth and general garden community

About Us

The Men's Garden Club of San Antonio is open to all men and women. We have monthly meetings and participate in community events throughout the year such as:

  • San Antonio Home and Garden Show (Spring and Fall)

  • Judging the Regional Science and Engineering Fair at St. Mary's University

  • SAWS Spring Bloom

  • Festival of Flowers

  • Hollywood Park Plant Sale

  • Beck's Tamalada

  • Folk Life Festival


Upcoming Events

  • October 17: Herb Fest at the Pearl Farmer’s Market. 9am—1pm.

  • October 24: The annual Malcolm Beck
    Tamalada at Barbara Lamm’s home.      (Kicks off at 11am, eat at noonish)

  • November: Celebrate Arbor Day, date and time to be announced.

Get Involved
  • General Monthly Meetings  (except June, July, Dec) at 7 p.m. on the 1st Thursday of month (usually)

  • Our annual banquet is early December

  • We have a picnic in June


Come be our Guest - or better yet, Join Us!

Location: Oblate Grotto Pastoral Center, 5712 Blanco Rd., SA



  • Todd Merning (President) (210) 218-4155

  • Paul Huegel  (210) 493-9853

  • Darlene Badorski (815) 436-3970

  • Vallerie Hartfield  (210) 240-1466

- The Horti-Bull (Horticultural Bulletin) is our

monthly newsletter -

  Click below to see the most recent and archived editions:

  - Oct 2020


          - Sep 2020


                - Aug 2020



Directions to Meeting Place

(Oblate Grotto - Pastoral Center - 5712 Blanco Rd)

From Blanco Road, inside Loop 410, you can access the center by turning at Mt. Sacred Heart Road, go 400 feet, and turn right into the parking lot or turn at the entrance by the Grotto marque on Blanco. both entrances off Blanco lead to a large parking lot in front of the Pastoral Center (Martires Oblate De Espana Pastoral Center) . All members and guests may park anywhere in the lot by the building. The front (north) door by the meeting room is the door we use, do not use the side (west) doors below sign. 


Home & Garden

During the Home & Garden show, children learn how to plant