Tag: Gardening

Garden Club Season Finale!

Erminja Maganja, Garden Club Publicity Chair A beautiful spring day awaited us on May 16, as some 50 Garden Club members assembled to close out our club year with the popular RR Garden Tour, visiting five lovely RR yards. Using golf carts as our primary transportation, we made our way across the Ranch to enjoy…

The Charm of Chandor Gardens

Erminja Maganja, Garden Club Publicity Chair For its April 18 meeting, Robson Ranch Garden Club members took a field trip to the lovely Chandor Gardens in Weatherford, Texas. We split into two groups, guided by two excellent docents, to tour the gardens and the Chandor home. We learned a great deal about the history of…

Busy Gardeners!

Erminja Maganja, Garden Club Publicity Chair February: On Feb. 21 Garden Club members and guests enjoyed an informative presentation by local tree experts TreeNewal. Arborist James Allen provided pointers on trees that do well in our area given our weather and soil conditions; discussed common issues and mistakes in selecting, planting, and caring for trees; and…

Garden Club News

Erminja Maganja, Publicity Chair The RR Garden Club closed out 2021 with its annual holiday luncheon at the clubhouse on Dec. 20. The room was abuzz with members socializing and catching up on life events. Everyone also enjoyed playing Bingo and received a prize—bulbs to be planted to surprise them in their spring garden! We…

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…