Tag: Gardening

Garden Club News

Erminja Maganja, Publicity The RR Garden Club has had a busy fall! On Oct. 18, a spectacular autumn day, a group of us enjoyed a motorcoach field trip to the Dallas Arboretum. We were enveloped in rich fall colors provided by pumpkins, gourds, and squash from Floydada, Texas, the pumpkin capital of the USA! Colorful…

So, You Want to Be a Master Gardener?

Janet Laminack, Horticulture Agent Master Gardeners are a volunteer program under the umbrella of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. Master Gardeners complete an intensive training course and then contribute 70 hours of service in their first year to become certified. After that, Master Gardeners continue to contribute 12 hours of volunteer service annually and participate in…

Garden Club Notice

After its customary summer break, the Garden Club met on Sept. 20. Attendees enjoyed a lively presentation on Container Gardening by guest speaker Charlotte Canion. Ms. Canion is a certified Texas Master Gardener who provided practical information and tips, and answered questions from participants. With the Garden Club kicking off a new operating year, a…

Yard of the Month: August

Carole DiQuollo Cindy and Charlie Warner, who live at 9705 Stonewood, are the recipients of the Robson Ranch Garden Club August Yard of the Month special sign. Their front, side, and rear plantings are beautifully maintained by Cindy. Please stop by to admire the work that has gone into this landscaping.

Robson Summer Yard With Colors Galore

Linda Lilley Kelly and Tom Oliver have worked for several years to get their yard just the way they want it. They wanted a yard with beautiful green grass mowed just right with gardens full of lime green, red, purple, and pinks. So many of the Robson residents enjoy working in their yards, sharing with…

June Yard of the Month

Lori Slocum The Robson Ranch Garden Club Yard of the Month for June is Kelly and Tom Oliver located on Blackwood. They have been working in the dirt for four years, and their time and effort is reflected in the results of their beautiful yard. Congratulations Kelly and Tom!

May Yard of the Month

Theresa L. Peoples The May Yard of the Month Gardener is Sandy Funkhouser. Her home is at the corner of Gardenia Dr. and Downing Street. Be sure to drive or walk by and see this yard!

3rd Annual Garden Tour Was A Success

The weather broke just in time for the gardeners of Robson Ranch to enjoy the club’s third annual Garden Tour on May 17. There were many beautiful gardens to enjoy. On Pinewood Dr. at the home of Nick and Betty Alvarado, there were clematis vines, day lilies budding, and daisies just to name a few.…

November Yard of the Month

Theresa Peoples The November Yard of the Month (YOM) belongs to Judy Sale and Joy. Her address is 10212 Lindenwood. As you can see, her young Japanese maple is turning fall colors, and she is definitely displaying her love of the season with her kale, pansies, and pumpkins. Be sure to drive (or walk) by…