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Chappell Hill Garden Club Christmas Home Tour - Dec. 10, 2022

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Established July 9, 2008

Welcome to our newest members:

Meetings & Activities

Regular meetings are usually held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 10:00 AM - 12:00 noon, at the Fellowship Hall of the Chappell Hill United Methodist Church, 5195 Church Street.

 

Monthly meetings include speakers, raffles, door prizes and refreshments.  In addition o our meetings, we have different projects, sponsor scholarships, garden art, plant swap and field trips.  Annual Club Fundraiser:  Christmas Home Tour.

Kay Hanson-Clerc
Tina Hart
Janis Boulware

Janice Williams

Paula Matthews

We invite you to join us!

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One of the Club's most visible projects is maintaining the flower beds in front of the town's Post Office, also a few other areas along Main Street. We hold monthly work days to do the planting and weeding.  

Instructions for Application Form - Click on the link to open the form with Adobe Reader.  You can print the form to your printer and fill in all the information needed.  The form can be 1) mailed to the The Chappell Hill Garden Club (PO Box 24, Chappell Hill, Tx 77426), or 2) dropped off at Bluebonnet House and Garden Center in Chappell Hill.


Note:  Payment must be submitted with the application to become a CHGC member.

 

If you have questions, please use the contact form at the top of this page . . . or call club president, Dale Ramey, at 713-­562-6191.

"A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singling, and the lawnmower is broken."
                                     --- James Dent

"If you've never experienced the joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden."
​                                         --- Robert Brault

Scholarship/Financial Aid Requests

If you are looking to request scholarship or general financial aid (due to an unfortunate circumstance), please submit either the Scholarship form or Financial form.  All instructions for completion are on the forms.

Plants of the Month

Plants of the Month - Snapdragons/Dianthus/Poppies

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Snapdragons

Common Name:  Snapdragon, dog's mouth, lion's mouth, toad's mouth

Botanical Name:  Antirrhinum majus

Family:  Plantaginaceae

Plant Type:  Perennial, annual

Mature Size:  6–48 in. tall, 6–12 in. wide

Sun Exposure:  Full, partial

Soil Type:  Moist, well-draining

Soil pH:  Acidic, neutral

Bloom Time:  Spring, summer, fall

Flower Color:  White, yellow, pink, red, orange, purple

Hardiness Zones:  7–11 (USDA)

Native Area:  Mediterranean, Europe, Asia

More Info: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/snapdragon/growing-snapdragon.htm

Dianthus

Common Name:  Dianthus, Sweet William

Botanical Name:  Dianthus barbatus

Family:  Dianthus spp.

Plant Type:  Perennial, hardy annual, or biennial

Mature Size:  6–18 in. tall

Sun Exposure:  Full, Partial Shade or at least 6 hours of sun

Soil Type:  Moist, well-draining

Soil pH:  Fertile, well-drained alkaline soil

Bloom Time:  Typically Man-Oct.

Flower Color:  pink, salmon, red and white hues

Hardiness Zones:  7–11 (USDA)

More Info: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/dianthus/growing-dianthus-plants.htm

Poppies

Common Name:  Poppies

Family:  Papaveraceae

Plant Type:  Perennial, annual or biennial

Mature Size:  Varies but mostly 6-12 in.

Sun Exposure:  Full or at least 6 hours

Soil Type:  Well drained

Soil:  Prefer loose soil

Bloom Time:  Early days of spring and summer

Flower Colors:  red, orange, golden, yellow, blue, purple, and ivory

Hardiness Zones:  2-8 (USDA)

 

More Info: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/poppy/growing-oriental-poppies.htm