Tag: Robson Ranch Garden Club

Garden Club members to visit Tulip Farm

  Theresa L. Peoples, VP/Program Chair The Robson Ranch Garden Club members will be meeting on February 19 in the Clubhouse parking lot at 9:40 a.m. to carpool to the Texas Tulip Farm in Pilot Point. Owner Mr. Pieter Koeman will speak to the club about tulips and the 600,000 bulbs he grows on his…

Garden Club to meet October 16 at 10:30 a.m.

Theresa Peoples On Monday, October 16, the members of the Robson Ranch Gardening Club will be traveling to Denton’s Calloway Nursery for their 10:30 a.m. meeting. Ms. Andrea Spencer, Bedding Dept. Manager at Calloway’s, will speak on bedding plants for winter borders and will also demonstrate some plants to place in containers for winter color.…

Landscaping tips to attract birds to your yard

Presenter Cecil Carter; photo by Janie Cindric

Barbara Anderson On Monday, February 20, the Robson Ranch Garden Club heard a wonderful presentation from Cecil Carter titled, “Landscaping to Attract Birds To Your Yard.” Once again we heard that native plants, which tolerate our earth and climate, are the key to advertising “good food” to native and migrating birds. Carter suggests two top…

Robson Ranch Garden Club learns about trees

Scott Geer; photo by Mary Ann Rich

Barbara Anderson On Monday, January 16, the Robson Ranch Garden Club heard a presentation by Scott Geer from The Tree Shepherd about the value to our home landscapes of trees and the proper planting, care and maintenance of those assets. Trees are usually a permanent fixture of our landscapes, even as we redesign garden beds…

Garden Club gets down and dirty

Door Prize Winners: Jesse Lovelace, Dorothy Pointer, Russel Bafford, Linda Stewart, Ty Poynter, Avanell Patton, Clyde Roberts, Carol Johnston, Mary Beth Kuxhause; photo by Janie Cindric

Barbara Anderson The Robson Ranch Garden Club got “down and dirty” on Monday, 21 November, as the membership potted either an Amaryllis bulb or three Paper Whites (Narcissus). In six to eight weeks we ought to enjoy beautiful blooms in our houses during the darker winter months. More than capably led, informed, and entertained by…

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 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, Vice-President It must be summer in north Texas; it is HOT and the Robson Ranch Garden Club is taking its summer break. But that does not mean that the board is not planning for our coming program year. Circle the date: Monday, September 21, 10:30 a.m. in the Lone Star Room. Our first…

Garden Club holds plant swap and election

Garden Club members select a plant to “adopt.” Photo by Tom Cindric

Barbara Anderson The April 20 meeting of the Robson Ranch Garden Club was busy with the election of officers for the 2015-2016 program year and a plant swap. The club officers for the coming year are: president, Barbara Anderson; vice president, Mary Ann Rich; secretary, Kathy Marrou; and treasurer, Nancy Buenzow. After several announcements of…