Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Clear Creek HS Alternative Academic Garden on television!

If this video does not load, click here to view on KTRK-TV's web site.

School garden offers sense of pride for students: Special needs students use their talents to tend to the garden at Clear Creek High School. Copyright ©2013 ABC Inc., KTRK-TV/DT Houston, TX.

League City Garden Club provides seeds and advice to the teachers and students, and featured this garden on its 2013 annual garden walk (this past weekend).  For more information, visit Clear Creek's Alternative Academics Garden.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Texas Native Plants -- our next program

Texas Native Plants" is the subject of an upcoming program of the League City Garden Club, on Wednesday, Oct. 9th.  The presenter is Tricia Bradbury, newsletter editor for the Native Plant Society of Texas, Master Naturalist and Fort Bend County Master Gardener.  For a meeting schedule, click here.  We hope to see you there!

Plant Sales, Composting Class Coming Up

Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, 9:30am - 3:00pm

Holly Hall Retirement Community, 2000 Holly Hall Street         
At Fannin across from Reliant Stadium

Composting 101: Green Living Series

Saturday, Oct. 5, 10:00am - 11:30am

Wortham Auditorium, Rosenberg Library, Galveston / Library's Calendar

Free and open to the public, families and youth invited to attend.

Discover the challenges, joys, and benefits of composting in your backyard with Master Gardener Ken Steblein. Bring the whole family out to learn and even get a pair of free gardening gloves to get you started!

Presented by Ken Steblein, Certified Master Composter, Certified Texas Master Gardener, Galveston County AgriLife Extension Office, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Annual Ornamental & Perennial Sale  - Galveston County Master Gardeners    

Saturday, Oct. 12,  9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The sale will be held in the parking lot next to the Wayne Johnson Community Center in Carbide Park, 4102 Main Street (FM 519), La Marque, Texas 77568.

The annual Ornamental and Perennial Plant Sale offers a variety of plants suitable for Galveston County including heat-tolerant perennials, shade-loving plants, tropicals, gingers, plants for butterfly or hummingbird gardens, and hard-to-find varieties... especially hardy ones!

Friday, September 20, 2013

Garden Tour will go on despite rain

Despite the weather forecast, the show will go on!  Wear appropriate footwear and bring raincoats/umbrellas.  Gardens are most beautiful in the rain!  See you Saturday!

Friday, September 6, 2013

The Annual Garden Walk is coming up!

Learn how we chose our theme for this year's Garden Walk and selected the private and public gardens for the tour.