Next Event - 1/10

Nature's Way Resources Field Trip 10AM-noon John Ferguson, the owner of Nature's Way Resources in Conroe, will lead our tour on January 10th from 10am-noon. John is a soil scientist, the author of the book Organic Management for the Professional, and he is one of the pioneers of the composting industry in Texas. Those on the tour will get the inside scoop on how Nature's Way Resources makes their compost, mulches and soils from scratch. Additionally, John and his staff will show off several demonstration gardens and a new plant nursery that specializes in useful plants such as natives, heirlooms and edibles. Bring your gardening boots and get ready for an adventure! Carpooling details to be announced here or on our Facebook page closer to the free event.

There is no December event.

Last Events - 11/8 and 11/12

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Mason residence patio garden at 125 E. 2nd St. Duston Mason spoke to us about incorporating native plants into our garden for the purpose of contributing to a healthier ecology and demonstrated how even a limited space can accommodate natives with his roof top garden. He shared many insights gained about container gardening since moving into his current home. See the Past Events photo gallery write up for more information.

Harvest Potluck at Heights Firestation The garden club hosted a Harvest Potluck and Meet-and-Greet at Heights Firestation Wednesday evening. Attendees brought vegetable dishes and desserts to accompany the garden club supplied turkey, brisket, pumpkin pie and liquid refreshments. Shawn Schlacter of Ravenscourt Landscaping and Design, LLC, gave a short and timely talk about winter garden protection - how to protect our plants, trees, and irrigation systems. Door prizes were generously donated by Ravenscourt Landscaping and Design, Joshua's Native Plants, Buchanan's Native Plants, Another Place in Time, and San Jacinto Environmental.

Latest Gardening Project

IndexPhotos/ecologyclub.jpgLombard Lamp Bed Renovation The garden club, with the help of the Reagan High School Ecology Club, transformed the weed ridden bed around the Victorian lamppost on Heights Boulevard and 11th Street into a red, white, and blue themed garden. Many thanks to Heraclio Reyes, Gabby Martinez, Jose SaldaƱa, Andrew Kincaid Valdes, Wendy Perez, Emily Carmona, Amy Serratos, Andrea Garcia, Itzel Castillo, Julio Gomez, Jose Rios, and Sophia Reyes of the Ecology Club for their hard work. The garden club is looking forward to finding more projects that will benefit from their collaboration.