Established July 9, 2008
Latest "New" information added to our website:
* On "Resources" Page:
* Added article from Susan Baumann -
"Dirt Doctor - Edible Plants"
* On "Members" Page:
* Combined 2018 Program Schedule &
Refreshment List into 1 Document and
* Updated Roster
* Added file showing Current Officers
* On "Home" Page:
* Updated Scholarship/General Funding Form
* Added our new member - Nancy McClure
The Garden Club of
MEETINGS & ACTIVITIES
We invite you to join us:
Instructions for Application Form - Click on the link to open the form with Adobe Reader. You can fill in your information on the form and then print the form to your printer. The form can be 1) mailed to the Garden Club (see address below), 2) dropped off at Bluebonnet House and Garden Center, or 3) scanned to your desktop and emailed to email@example.com.
Note: Payment must be received 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.
Scholarship/General Funding Request
If you are looking to request scholarship or general funding (due to an unfortunate circumstance), please submit the Scholarship/General Funding Form. All instructions for completion are on the form.
Plant of the Month - Blue Porterweed
Category: Herbs/Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Foliage Color: Blue-Green
Bloom Characteristics: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Where to Grow: Grow outdoors year-round
Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
Spacing: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Minimum Cold Hardiness: 20°F to 25°F
Sun Exposure: Light Shade/Partial to Full Shade
Bloom Color: Dark Blue
Bloom Time: Blooms all year
Foliage: Veined/Good Fall Color
Thank you to everyone for a fun and successful 2017 fundraiser! 2018 fundraiser date will be Sat. (Dec. 8). Please reserve the date on your calendar. See you then.
Texas Superstar Plants
Having trouble deciding what to plant . . . what will work in a particular spot? Texas A&M has compiled a list of annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees that do exceptionally well in our hot, dry climate. See it here: Texas Superstars
The Bluebonnet Master Gardener Association serves the Washington, Colorado, Fayette and Austin Counties area of Texas. Visit their website and Facebook page for online gardening resources and information about becoming a Master Gardener.