Tag: Gardening

Garden Club on hiatus for the summer

Barbara Anderson, President, Robson Ranch Garden Club Wise are the people who learn from experience! Fact: North Texas has an average of 36 inches of rain per year. Fact: May is the wettest month of the year with an average of four inches of rain. For the second year in a row the long-anticipated Robson…

Garden Club enjoys presentation by Andrea Cloutier

Andrea Cloutier from The University of North Texas; photo by Janie Cindric

Barbara Anderson On Monday, 18 April, The Robson Ranch Garden Club had a wonderful presentation by Ms. Andrea Cloutier from The University of North Texas. A master’s degree candidate at UNT, Ms. Cloutier explained that we are “urban gardeners” with unique climatic and soil conditions. First and foremost know the site where you wish to…

Gardening with an enchanted twist

While the stress-relieving capabilities and health benefits of gardening are well known, a twist on this timeless hobby offers a way to add charm and a whimsical feel to your home and garden. Creating an enchanted fairy garden can boost imagination and offer a family-friendly way to hone your green thumb. These miniature landscapes, often…

Robson Ranch Garden Club learns the fine art of Bonsai

Bonsai presenter Gene Holt; photo by Janie Cindric

Barbara Anderson The Robson Ranch Garden Club enjoyed a wonderful program on bonsai on Monday, 21 March, in The Lone Star Room with Vice-President Mary Ann Rich presiding. Bonsai is the traditional Japanese art of dwarfing and shaping trees and shrubs in shallow pots by pruning and controlled fertilization. Gene Holt, a Robson resident, gave…

Garden Club enjoys annual Christmas lunch

December Christmas Luncheon, photo by Lori Slocum

Barbara Anderson Robson Ranch Garden Club members enjoyed their annual Christmas lunch at the Grill on Monday, December 21, in The Heritage Room. Santa brought table favors and there was even entertainment! Did you know that there was a “drama group” in the Garden Club? Well maybe not, but a small ensemble participated in a…

Garden Club hears program on honey bees

Barbara Anderson There is no better way to begin a week than with laughter on a Monday morning, and that is just what the Robson Ranch Garden Club experienced on Monday, October 19 with a program on honey bees and just good story-telling by Bill Marquis of Storey, Texas. We learned that honey bees are…

Learn how to become a Denton County Master Gardener Oct. 20

Pat Pape Any Denton County resident interested in gardening and horticultural education is invited to attend the Denton County Master Gardener Association Round Up from 10:00 a.m. until noon on Tuesday, October 20, at the Texas AgriLife Extension Office in the Joseph A. Carroll Building, 401 W. Hickory St. in Denton. The annual event focuses…

Garden Club happenings

Past President Janie Cindric passes the gavel to Barbara Anderson, the new president. Photo by Tom Cindric.

Barbara Anderson The Robson Ranch Garden Club began its 2015-2016 program year with its meeting on Monday, September 21. Past President Janie Cindric called the meeting to order and then passed the gavel to Barbara Anderson, the new president. Barbara introduced the new Board: Mary Ann Rich, vice-president; Kathy Marrou, secretary; Nancy Buenzow, treasurer; Barbara…

Garden Club news

Barbara Anderson, President The Robson Ranch Garden Club will begin its nine-month program year on Monday, September 21, at 10:30 a.m. in The Lone Star Room. We will be transitioning into new leadership in September with our very dedicated president, Janie Cindric, and incredibly competent secretary, Joan Petre, going off the board. These two devoted…