Tag: Gardening

Garden Club Tours Clark Gardens

Erminja Maganja, Garden Club Publicity Chair Each October, Garden Club members enjoy a field trip to a local botanical venue. This year, nearly 40 Garden Club members enjoyed a field trip to Clark Gardens, tucked away down a country road between Weatherford and Mineral Wells, Texas. It is the story, vision, and hard work of…

Garden Club Kicks Off the Year!

Erminja Maganja, Garden Club Publicity Chair The Garden Club held its first meeting of the 2022-23 club year on Sept. 19. Our group learned a great deal from our dynamic speaker Tammie Manley-Gurley, a Denton County Master Gardener (DCMA), as she discussed what we can do to help butterflies survive. Tammie also had some reference…

October Yard of the Month

Erminja Maganja, Garden Club Publicity Chair Letha Straub, Garden Club Yard of the Month chair, selected the colorful yard of Jamie and Kim Snell at 12209 Glenbrook to receive this honorary award for October 2022. The Snells are recent transplants from the panhandle of Oklahoma, having built their Robson Ranch home about two years ago.…

Garden Club Events

Ending its summer hiatus, the Garden Club will hold its first meeting of our 2022-23 club year on Monday, Sept. 19, at 10:30 a.m. at the clubhouse. Our speaker will be Tammie Gurley, a Master Gardener and active member and committee lead with the Denton County Master Gardener Association. She will speak about attracting pollinators,…

August Yard of the Month

Erminja Maganja, Garden Club Publicity Chair For August, Letha Straub, Garden Club “Yard of the Month” chair, selected the beautiful yard of Don and Marcie Roberts at 9805 Cypress Street to receive this honorary award. Garden Club members likely recall that the Roberts’ gorgeous yard was on display for the Garden Tour in May. The…

Yard of the Month

Erminja Maganja, Garden Club Publicity Chair This month, Letha Straub, our Garden Club Yard of the Month chair, selected the beautiful yard of Dan and Brenda Bedinger at 9400 Grandview Drive to receive this honorary award. I was fortunate to accompany Letha on her visit with the Bedingers and learned they are Robson Ranch, Texas,…

Yard of the Month: June 2022

Erminja Maganja, Garden Club Publicity Chair Letha Straub is the new Garden Club “Yard of the Month” chair. For June, she selected the yard of Cheryl McCally and Bill Soule at 12313 Glenbrook to receive this honorary award. The conceptual design of this yard was created by Cheryl. She carefully sketched out her ideas and…

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…