The Garden Cub of Austin
   
 
Meeting
Thursday April 27, 2017

Monthly Meeting

TGCOA Newsletter
Newsletter
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New Members - Always welcome

Bring a friend to the next meeting!

Annual Plant Sales
June 2-4, 2017


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Calendar of Events

Meetings are held in the Zilker Park Botanical Gardens Auditorium unless otherwise stated.

April 27, 2017 - Thursday
7:00 PM Social, Meeting: 7:30 PM

Monthly Meeting
Zilker Park - Garden Center - Auditorium

Our speaker will be Laurie Liedeker from the Red Barn Nursery who will speak on “Gardening: new plants, planning a new garden, redoing an old one, and garden pests.”

Laurie is an experienced gardener and landscape professional who had her own landscape business, Landscape Inc., in Dallas for 25 years before moving to Austin a few years ago. Sounds like plenty of useful information for all of us!

April 27, 2017 - Thursday
4:30PM

Board Meeting
Zilker Botanical Garden


May 25, 2017 - Thursday
7:00 PM Social, Meeting: 7:30 PM

Monthly Meeting
Zilker Park - Garden Center - Auditorium

The May meeting will feature our first annual hot sauce/salsa contest. This is your chance to demonstrate your growing skills as well as skill in concocting the tastiest hot sauce using your homegrown cilantro. There will be tacos with all the trimmings to eat with the salsa and prizes. Dig out your best salsa recipes!

Our speaker will be Amanda Moon from Its About Thyme garden shop. Her talk will be on Night Blooming Vines and Other Interesting Plants. Amanda has talked to us before and always gives an interesting presentation.

May 25, 2017 - Thursday
4:30 PM

Board Meeting
Zilker Botanical Garden


June 03, 2017 - Saturday
All day - two-days

June 3-4 - Annual Plant Sale
Zilker Park - Garden Center - Auditorium

Laura Joseph is this year’s garden show chair. While this is a TGCOA event, anyone is invited to enter the plant show. Members and non members wishing to enter exhibits should bring plants for the show on Friday afternoon, June 2, and early Saturday morning.

The judging will begin at 10 am on Saturday. Robert Day and Dick Peterson are the co-chairs for the outdoor plant sale.

The sale plants are donated by TGCOA members with all the proceeds going to the club. Think about what plants you will have to donate to the plant sale. The club will provide a luncheon for the volunteers at noon on Saturday.

Watch for more information at upcoming meetings and in the newsletter.

June 22, 2017 - Thursday
7:00 PM

Monthly meeting
Zilker Botanical Garden

Annual auction. Bring a plant (minimum value $5.00) and bid on plants. Money raised supports the club.(