Our next meeting will be on Sunday July 11th at 2 p.m. at a private home in Irving. The program will be about the Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive insect that is a deadly threat to ash trees in North Texas. The program will be given by Mike Sills from the Texas Forestry Service.
An Evite will go out at the end of the month for members only.
Just an update on plant sales at the Texas Discovery Garden. They still have plants for sale. Prices are 1 gallon $10, 1 quart – $6 and 4″ pots $4.
You have to make an appointment by phone # 214-428-7476 x 210 or by email: email@example.com. Plant sale hours are Wednesday and Friday 8 a.m. to 12 noon.
Our November meeting will be at the Texas Discovery Gardens at 2 p.m. You will need to pay for a ticket. We will meet in the gardens for a short meeting and then the gardens and the Butterfly House. There have been a number of improvements to the gardens since our visit 2 years ago.
I have added a page for National Plant Groups and Societies across the U.S.
I have expanded the listings for public gardens in Africa from Algeria to Zimbabwe. A total of 11 new country pages were added to the list of botanical gardens for Africa.
Our next meeting will be Oct. 11, 2020 at 2 p.m. We will be meeting at the Rose Demonstration Gardens in Farmers Branch. The address is 2610 Valley View Lane Farmers Branch 75234.
The roses should be near their peak bloom at this time of year.
Our Sept. 13th meeting at 2 p.m. will feature a presentation on public gardens in San Francisco. There will be a photos and a description of some of the beautiful public gardens in San Francisco.
In the past week, I have added pages for public gardens in Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Sweden, Switzerland & Poland.
I have just completed the page for Public Gardens in Germany. There are over 140 public gardens on this page.