Field Trips

September 22, 2020

Our first field trip is to the Arbor Gate.  Way more than a garden center and nursery, its collection also includes unusual plants and decorative pieces for the home and garden! 

We’ll lunch at the café TBD.

Chair:  Jaye Talus

Co-Chair:  Laura Cairns

 

October 27, 2020

This month we’re going to explore The Garden at Texas A&M University, a 27-acre public teaching garden.   Phase 1 opened in June 2018 includes 21 themed gardens in the Leach Teaching Gardens.

Lunch will be at a local restaurant.  TBA.

Chair:  Jaye Talus

Co-Chair:  Aileen Harkin

 

November 24, 2020

Peckerwood Garden has been renamed “The John Fairey Garden Conservancy.” This month we’ll head to Hemstead to see rare plants native to Texas, Mexico and Asia, all plants adapted to our climate.

Lunch will be at a local restaurant.  TBA.

Chair:  Jaye Talus

Co-Chair:  Judy Stringer

 

January 26, 2021

We’re driving to the Mercer Botanical Garden outside Humble.  An oasis of serenity and natural beauty along Cypress Creek with extensive walking trails and beautifully maintained gardens.

Lunch will be at a local restaurant.  TBA.

Chair:  Jaye Talus

Co-Chair:  Judy Stringer

 

February 23, 2021

This month we’ll make a fun visit to the Heights to check out Joshua’s and Buchanan’s garden centters to get ready for our spring planting.

Lunch will be at a local restaurant.  TBA.

Chair:  Jaye Talus

Co-Chair:  Donna Romaine

 

March 23, 2021

Celebrate spring with us as we tour the Bayou Bend Estate and Gardens.  We’ll have a guided tour of the interior and furnishings and then we will wander the celebrated garden.

Lunch will be at a local restaurant.  TBA.

Chair:  Jaye Talus

Co-Chair:  JoBeth Moore

 

April 27, 2021

The Houston Botanic Gardens are being built on the 132-acre old Glenbrook golf course site on Sims Bayou. With a 30-year building plan, Phase 1 is scheduled to pen in the fall of 2020.

Lunch will be at a local restaurant.  TBA.

Chair:  Jaye Talus

Co-Chair:  Marie LaBelle