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Thursday January 23, 2020

Invasion of the Plant Snatchers

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Current 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.

Upcoming Events/Meetings

February 27, 2020 If Plants Could Talk ...
7:00 PM Social; 7:30 PM Presentation Monthly Meeting Zilker Park - Garden Center - Auditorium
Of plants could talk ... what would we learn from them?
Master Gardener Reeve Hobbie will reveal unique aspects of Texas flora - from tiny grasses to majestic trees. He will dispell old myths and share some interesting, often historic, facts about them.

March 26, 2020 The Cut Flower Garden
7:00 PM Social; 7:30 PM Presentation Monthly Meeting Zilker Park - Garden Center - Auditorium
The Cut Flower Garden
Amanda Moon will present "The Cut Flower Garden".
Amanda has intrigued us with so much wisdom in the past. During this presentation she will demonstrate how to make a "cut garden". Her presentation will include container displays as well as focusing on container/balcony gardening as well as "in the ground" gardens.

April 23, 2020 Climate Change Forum: Garden and Landscape Solutions
7:00 PM Social; 7:30 PM Presentation Monthly Meeting Zilker Park - Garden Center - Auditorium
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.

May 28, 2020
Hartman Garden Tour and Talk
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

Recent Events/Meetings

December 08, 2019 MEMBERS ONLY
12:00 noon - 2:30 PM Annual Awards Banquet Lunch Zilker Park - Garden Center - Auditorium
MEMBERS ONLY EVENT