Programs

PROGRAMS

A&M Garden Club Meetings 2020-2021
Peace Lutheran Church, 2201 Rio Grande Blvd, College Station, TX 77845 
NOTE:  All meetings begin at 9:30 a.m. at College Station Medical Ctr.,
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A&M GARDEN CLUB  2020-2021  PROGRAMS & PILGRIMAGES (Note: all programs start at 10:30 am except those marked with an *, which start at 9:30 am before the business meeting.)  All the following are subject to change, and may be conducted via Zoom instead of in person, depending on the Covid 19 situation!  

Aug. 14,2020. “A&M Garden Club Membership Social” will be a Members Only event, conducted via Zoom.  Details will be sent out via email.  

Sept. 11, 2020.  – VIA ZOOM – Heather White, MD, member of A&M Garden Club, a 5-Star in National Garden Club, and serves on NGC Board will speak on “Getting More Members for the Club” 

 Oct. 9, 2020. VIA ZOOM.  Lisa Whittlesey,   B.S. Horticulture TAMU, M.Ag Horticulture TAMU, Program Coordinator Junior Master Gardener Program will speak on “Designs from Your Backyard”.

Nov 13, 2020.  Johnathan Caples, TAMU Doctorial Candidate in Landscape Design, recipient of William C. Welch Foundation Scholarship, will speak on “Companion Plants in Containers.”  

Dec. 11, 2020. Shannon Aila and Heather Murphy,Programs Manager and Special Programs Coordinator, of Brazos Valley Food Bank will speak on Brazos Valley Food Bank and its Back Pack Programs for Children.  

Jan 8, 2021.  Judy Schafer, A&M Garden Club Member, Past President, Past Flower Show Judge, Design Consultant, and Landscape Design Consultant  will speak on “Dried Plant Material designs” – Make and Take!    

Feb 12, 2021.  Don Plitt, B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife, Graduate in Entomology, Expert on Cacti and Succulents will speak on “Growing Cacti and Succulents”. 

March 12, 2021.  BOTANICAL ARTS AND HORTICULTURE FLOWER SHOW, including Photography – “TEXAS, OUR TEXAS”  LOCATION TBA

April 9, 2021.  Cheryl Lewis, A&M Garden Club Member, will speak on”Native Plants and their Place in Climate Control”.

May 14, 2021 “End-of-Garden Club Year” Pot luck lunch –  Installation of 2021-22 Officers, discussion about the upcoming year and information on National and State Garden Clubs, and our own District V/Zone II., and a review of our own Garden Year to date. 

PILGRIMAGES:  Since at this time many venues are not yet scheduling tours, this is a list of “probable” visits:  Peach Creek Vineyards, John Fairey Gardens, Brookwood lunch & shopping (scheduled for November), B-Weaver Apiaries, Herb Society Annual Plant Sale in Round Top, Newmans Castle in Bellville, Magnolia Hill Daylily Farms near Brenham.