Texas Garden Club Projects
The 2011-2013 Projects of Texas Garden Clubs, Inc. span the entire state in location and interest. The connecting element is the love of nature and gardening. Come join one of our clubs and become involve with our state's projects.
TGC Regional Directors Special Project: "Edible Green Garden"
New! Edible Green Garden Project Reward--$100 to first place winners in each state!
To create, promote and grow a water-wise garden which will help to feed your family, neighborhood and/or community with garden-fresh chemical-free food.
The Brookwood Community is a self-supporting community of functionally disabled adults in Brookshire, TX. They maintain a large horticulture center where they raise plants and create hand thrown pottery and concrete products for sale throughout the Houston area. Located in District IV.
Chair: Carol Smith
Camp Tyler is an outdoor school providing camp experiences and education for Tyler-area fifth grade school children and specialized camps for asthmatic, diabetic, and mentally and physically challenged youth. Located in District III.
Chair: Linda Whetsell email@example.com
Daffodil's at the Governor's Mansion (donation form) will purchase daffodils for planting on the grounds near the Texas Governor's Mansion, after restoration from the fire damage, with dedication in early spring 2013. Members and clubs are encouraged to donate to TGC. The first 100 members and/or chapters donating $50 or more may request a daffodil brooch to recognize their donation. Brooches will be distributed at TGC conventions in the spring and fall. Donations of $100 or more will also receive a TGC Daffodil Sponsor Certificate, presented at the dedication or at spring meetings.
Chair: Jane Cohen firstname.lastname@example.org
Grapevine Botanical Gardens is a public garden near historic Grapevine, Tx. Grapevine Garden Club members and Tarrant County Master Gardeners educate children and adults about nature, plants, wildlife, recycling, conservation and the environment. The classes, programs and workshops create an awareness of the importance of the natural world that in turn benefits all Texans. A donation to the project will provide opportunities to expand the Garden's educational and volunteer programs and to construct a greenhouse. Located in District II.
Chair: Linda Krimm email@example.com
Keystone Heritage Park is an on-going preservation project of a middle archaic Native American Community and adjoining wetlands in El Paso; listed as a "Save America's Treasures" site. Located in District IX.
Chair: Helen Baumgartner firstname.lastname@example.org
Chair: Charlotte Elrod
Seeds for Life Objectives:
Provide seed to the needy; Share knowledge of how to plant, cultivate, and harvest seeds; Teach methods to improve soils using good environmental and conservation principles; Foster the "Seeds for Like" Texas Garden Club Inc. World Gardening program.
Sending seeds internationally was limited by the import restrictions of many countries. Thanks again to TGC who in 2008 approved our use of the seeds in our local communities with approved programs. In the Dist IV area we are donating seeds to Urban Harvest, www.urbanharvest.org. Seeds are furnished for school and communtiy garden programs. The main donation was to HISD schools for youth gardening.
Click here for more information & the history of Seeds for Life.
This application is to give monetary donations to clubs for help due to wildfires and drought.
Dir: Ann Nette Pearce email@example.com Please call if you have questions: 713-432-1260