The following is a rough draft of our programs scheduled for the new year. This will be updated as more information becomes available!
A&M Garden Club Meetings 2017-2018
Note: All meetings begin at 9:30 a.m. at
College Station W W Facility (in the Training Room)
2200 North Forest Parkway, College Station, TX 77845
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A&M GARDEN CLUB 2017-2018
PROGRAMS & PILGRIMAGES
(Note: all programs start at 9:30 am except those marked with an *, which start at 10:30 am, after the business meeting.)
Aug 11, 2017
“A&M Garden Club Membership Social”
Introduction to the A&M Garden Club & Upcoming Programs Club Officers and Committee Chairs.
Join us and learn about A&M Garden Club projects, meetings, and events. Club officers and committee chairs will share information about our exciting activities for the 2017-2018 year. Bring a dish to share and a friend/potential member to the social.
Sept. 8, 2017
“The Lost Gardens of Heligan”
AMGC Member Helen Baines and husband John will talk to us about these wonderful gardens in Cornwall, England.
Oct. 13, 2017
Jennifer Nations will talk to us about Water Conservation
Nov 10, 2017
Learn more about Global Gardening projects from member Johanna Roman, who is also Texas Garden Clubs Chair for this, as well as the Seeds for Life program. This presentation will include slides and information about our Garden Club visit to Guatemala in September 2017.
Possible Pilgrimage: After the meeting we hope to meet up at the Veterans’ Memorial Park in College Station for a re-dedication of our Blue Star Memorial.
Dec 9, 2017
A&M Club members will discuss upcoming programs for the Spring of 2017 and enjoy a garden-related gift exchange and a wonderful pot-luck lunch.
Jan 12, 2018
“Growing Fresh Air: How plants remove toxins and treat “sick building” syndrome”
Member Heather White, M.D., will discuss this important subject, especially important for maintaining good health and beneficial sleep habits. Also at this meeting we plan to feature a display of members’ garden photography.
Feb 9, 2018
Mike Shoup, Antique Rose Emporium, will speak to us about all aspects of roses.
March 9, 2018
This month’s speaker will be Sally Ann Hnactiuk, who will tell us everything we need to know about herbs.
Pilgrimage: Round Top Herbal Forum plant sale (even if you don’t register for the forum, the plant sale is open to all, and the gardens are wonderful!) Round Top, TX
“Good and Bad Bugs”
Wizzie Brown will talk to us about Good and Bad Bugs.
May 11, 2018
“End-of-Garden Club Year” Pot luck lunch – Installation of 2017-2018 Officers, discussion about the upcoming year and information on National and State Garden Clubs, and our own District V/Zone II.