Tag: Garden Club

Garden Club meeting recap

  Lori Slocum On Monday, March 19 the Garden Club had our monthly meeting. Master gardener Liz Moyer was our speaker and introduced many varieties of native plants that will thrive and flourish in our part of the state. Liz brought some asters to our lucky door prize winners! Our April meeting will be the…

Garden Club visits the Tulip Farm

  Lori Slocum On Monday, February 19 the Robson Ranch Garden Club took a field trip to see the first blooming tulip field in Texas. The Tulip Farm in Pilot Point was started four years ago by Pieter Koeman, who moved here from Holland. They grow approximately 600,000 tulips every year on their six-acre tulip…

Garden Club December meeting luncheon

  Theresa L. Peoples On December 18 members of the Robson Ranch Garden Club are invited to join in a festive luncheon at the Wildhorse Grill at 11:00 a.m. And because we are expecting a large group we will have a selection of six choices for our meal at regular prices, which we will order…

Garden Club meeting notice

Theresa L. Peoples The Robson Ranch Gardening Club will meet on Monday, November 20, at 10:30 a.m. Ms. Carol Rowley, representing the Speakers’ Bureau of Denton County Master Gardener Association, will be speaking to our members and guests on “Soil preparation and best plants for our area.” Ms. Rowley will also discuss winter garden chores…

Garden Club

Theresa L. Peopes RR Garden Club president Mary Ann Rich thanks September’s program speaker, Susan Pohlen, from the Elm Fork Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist organization. Ms. Pohlen’s very informative program was on “The Ecology of North Central Texas.”

Robson Ranch Garden Club happenings

Members took advantage of the “plant exchange.”

Barbara Anderson The Robson Ranch Garden Club meeting on Monday morning, May 15, had a full agenda and was fun too! Peggy Backesof, the nominating committee, presented the slate of officers for the program year 2017-2018 and there followed the election of the slate by acclamation. We look forward to the leadership of the following:…

Garden Club meeting notice

Denton County Master Gardener Zoe Broxson; Photo by Janie Cindric

Barbara Anderson On Monday, 17 April, Denton County Master Gardener Zoe Broxson presented a program about the value of herbs, and their importance both to our food and to our health. Many herbs grow very well in our north Texas climate. Mint loves water but not so much for rosemary. Spanish lavender is better for…

Garden Club visits unique property in Ponder

Viewing the garden of June and Bill Marquis; photo by Janie Cindric

Barbara Anderson June and Bill Marquis have a large, beautiful and very unique property in Ponder, and they graciously opened their place to the Robson Ranch Garden Club on Monday, March 20. June is an incredible gardener and Bill is, well, a “collector” of almost anything; and between June’s eye for plants (mostly native) and…