Saturday, February 9, 2013

February Meeting: Orchids!

This Wednesday, February 13th, our program is about orchids.  Key cultural points on the variety of orchids that can be grown "outside" in League City, and considerations for success with the "indoor" Phalaenopsis, the most commonly seen/grown/killed orchid.  Our speakers are Laurie and Shiela Scov.

Time: 10:00 am Social, 10:30 am Program.

At: the Recreation Center at the Village of Tuscan Lakes, 1610 Tuscan Village Drive (off Highway 96, League City, TX 77573).

Ongoing project for members: bring gardener grab-bag items for Dirt Diva and Diggers Plant/Garden Craft Sale.

Dates of note:
Feb. 8th - Houston Federation of Garden Clubs meeting
Feb. 13th: Our monthly meeting
Feb. 14th - Valentine's Day

Monthly quote: "Butterflies are self propelled flowers" - R.H. Heinlein

National Bird Feeding Month

February is National Bird Feeding Month.  Visit the Dr. Ned and Fay Dudney Nature Center in League City. The park is located on the South Shore of Clear Creek off Highway 270 at 1220 Egret Bay North.  Visit the web site for hours and more information. "The site is an excellent habitat for migrant birds, such as Sand hill cranes, great blue herons, ibises, American egrets, great white herons, owls and various song birds, which use the area to nest and feed."