Meeting
Thursday February 27, 2020

If Plants Could Talk ...

TGCOA Newsletter
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New Members - Always welcome

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Current Events/Meetings

April 23, 2020 Climate Change Forum: Garden and Landscape Solutions
7:00 PM Social; 7:30 PM Presentation RESCHEDULED TO LATER DATE TBD Zilker Park - Garden Center - Auditorium
Due to the Coronavirus, all current and pending meetings have been postponed. Please watch for an update
Climate Change Forum
A panel of speakers will discuss ways to retrofit your garden and landscaping to adapt the climate change in Central Texas.

The panel will include representatives from:
The Great Outdoors
City of Austin Sustainability Department.
NOAA Southwest Region.
A UT/Austin Climatologist
City of Austin Urban Forest.

Upcoming Events/Meetings

May 28, 2020
6:30 - 9:00 PM Rain Gardens 101 TBD
RSVP Required. Details to follow

June 06, 2020
Two-day event June 6-7 Annual Plant Show and Sale Zilker Park - Garden Center - Auditorium
More information to follow

June 25, 2020 The Rockies
7:00 PM Social; 7:30 PM Presentation Monthly Meeting Zilker Park - Garden Center - Auditorium
Photo Tour of the Rockies presented by Ann and Richard Blumenthal

July 23, 2020 Live Auction and Icecream Social
7:00 PM Social; 7:30 PM Presentation Monthly Meeting Zilker Park - Garden Center - Auditorium

September 24, 2020
6:30 - 9:00 PM Hartman Garden Tour & Talk
Tour the Hartman Garden and enjoy light refreshments. More details to follow

November 19, 2020 TBD
6:30 - 9:00 PM Annual Joint Meeting with Cacti & Succulent Society
The Garden Club of Austin will host the annual joint meeting with the Austin Cacti and Succulent Society. Details of their program to follow.

Recent Events/Meetings

January 23, 2020 Invasion of the Plant Snatchers
7:00 PM Social; 7:30 PM Presentation Monthly Meeting Zilker Park - Garden Center - Auditorium
Invasion of the Plant Snatchers ….
New invasive bugs & diseases headed to Texas!


Come join The Garden Club of Austin’s January 23rd meeting for this informative and fun presentation by Adam Coffin, Manager of The Great Outdoors Nursery at the Zilker Botanical Garden’s (ZBG) auditorium.
Doors to the ZBG Auditorium open at 6:30 PM, socializing and refreshments 7:00 – 7:30 PM and the program will begin at 7:30 PM. Admission to Zilker Botanical Gardens is free to attend our meeting. However, please check the Zilker Botanical Gardens website for current admission fee requirements if you wish to tour the gardens prior to the TGCOA monthly meeting(s). The ZGB website is: http://www.zilkergarden.org/"
Please plan on coming to this fascinating presentation on new and lesser known invasive bugs and disease headed to Texas. All are welcome -- gardening newbies and seasoned gardeners alike. And if you are new to Central Texas, TGCOA is a great place to get helpful gardening information on what to plant in your yard or on your patio or balcony.