The Garden Cub of Austin
Thursday May 25, 2017

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Annual Plant Show and Sales
June 3-4, 2017



Calendar of Events

Meetings are held in the Zilker Park Botanical Gardens Auditorium unless otherwise stated.

June 03, 2017 - Saturday
All day - two-days

June 3-4 - Annual Plant Show and Sale
Zilker Park - Garden Center - Auditorium


To celebrate the 60th anniversary of The Garden Club of Austin’s (TGCOA) Plant Show and Sale, June 3-4, 2017, members of Central Texas Garden Clubs have been invited to join in. 

This is a family-oriented event. In addition to the 2017 Fairy Trail Exhibit, the thyme gardens and many other gardens will be in bloom, so come and enjoy the plant show and sale and also take advantage of the beautiful Botanical Gardens.

There will be workshops and demonstrations every hour on Saturday and on Sunday from 2:00 pm onwards. See below:

Saturday June 3
2:00 - 2:45 pm Homegrown Olives - Leonard & Ann Dolce
Self-pollinating olive trees will be available for sale
3:00 - 3:45 pm Propagating with Seeds Joe Yura
Sunday June 4
2:00 - 2:45 pm Creating a Succulent Garden - Mark Gibbs from The Great Outdoors will cover plant selection, potting mix, suitable containers, and composition
3:00 - 3:45 pm Building An Insect Hotel – Dick Peterson, President of TGCOA

Plant and Flower Show
Anyone may enter an exhibit. The show is NOT just open to garden club members.  Plants and/or floral arrangements should be dropped off at the Zilker Garden Center on Friday between 10:00 am and 8:00 pm, or between 8:00 am and 9:30 am on Saturday. Judging will begin at 10:00 am on Saturday. (Click here for rules about  entering an exhibit.)

Proceeds from plant sale go to the participating (non-profit 501c3) gardening clubs.  The plant sale is one of two TGCAO annual fundraisers.

Zilker Botanical Gardens charges a $2.00 per person entrance fee with proceeds supporting Austin Parks and Recreation Department. There is no charge for the demonstrations or other events.

June 22, 2017 - Thursday
7:00 PM

Monthly meeting
Zilker Botanical Garden

Annual auction. Bring a plant (minimum value $5.00) and bid on plants. Money raised supports the club.(