Programs

PROGRAMS

A&M Garden Club Meetings 2019-2020                                                                  Note: All meetings begin at 9:30 a.m. at College Station Medical Ctr.,
1602 Rock Prairie, College Station, 77845 Click here for directions

A&M GARDEN CLUB  2019-2020 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.)

Aug. 9, 2019 “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 2019-2020 year. Pot Luck meeting –  bring a dish to share and a friend/potential member to the social.

Sept. 13, 2019 Sarah McReynolds, Past President TGC, Schools Coordinator TGC, Mexia Garden Club, will present a program on Design in a Wine Bottle, and other practical uses for old wine bottles, old corks, and wine bottles in the garden.

Oct. 5, 2019 SPECIAL EVENT:  WREATH WORKSHOP – SEE FULL DESCRIPTION UNDER “EDUCATION” TAB!    

Oct. 11, 2019 Don Pitt, B.S. in Fisheries & Wildlife, Graduate in Entomology, Expert on snakes, will present “Snakes – Love Them or Leave Them”  Identify snakes in the Brazos Valley, misnomers and non-facts about snakes, and more.

Nov 8, 2019 Mike Vidrine, 1973 TAMU graduate Electrical Engineering, Master Gardener, will present a program on “Vegetable Gardening”, showing what we can grow here, when and what to plant, and how to deal with garden problems.

Dec. 13, 2019 “Day of Service”.  In lieu of a program we will be presenting Bryan Fire Department with 17 baskets of spices and condiments.  This is a Pot Luck Meeting, so bring a friend and a dish to share!

Jan 10, 2020 Beth Erwin, NGC instructor for Gardening, Environmental, and Landscape Design Schools, NGC Accredited Flower Show Judge will present a program on “Water While Wondering – Constructing an Irrigation System” to make our water sources more user friendly, and setting up our own drip irrigation.  

Feb 14, 2020 Trixie Bond will present a program on Edible flowers, including Floral Cocktails and Mocktails, which flowers are edible and which fillings in flowers are best.

March 13, 2020 Tom Keeping, Begonia Society Judge, member Houston Area Flower Show Judges, will present a program on “Mounting and Propagating Begonias”, with introduction to different begonias, and how-to’s.  

April 9, 2020 Adam Black, Director of Horticulture at Peckerwood Gardens, will present a program on “Rare, unusual and endangered plants”, including an introduction to Peckerwood Gardens (near Hempstead, TX), and plant conservation.

May 8, 2020 “End-of-Garden Club Year” Pot luck lunch –  Installation of 2020-21 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.