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Touring the Tunnels of Downtown Houston

Touring the Tunnels of Downtown Houston

On March 3 Garden Club members walked the tunnels of Houston-three miles of tunnels.  Starting at the Visitor Center of City Hall and viewing a short film on Houston, members were led on a tour of Houston buildings from the street level before descending into the tunnels.  Members learned how the tunnels connect the buildings. […]

A successful Progressive Luncheon held on February 17th.

A successful Progressive Luncheon held on February 17th.

Thanks to chairs Betty DuBose and Carey Swan Garden Club members were treated to the visual beauty of Victor Costa’s gowns at the Appetizer home, hand-stitched christening gown and beautiful needlepoint Santa at the Entree home and great artwork from Garden Club members at the Dessert home.  Besides the visual treats Garden Club members enjoyed […]

Members Log on to Check on Members Only Updates

Members when you log on to the Members Only section you will find updated information for the Progressive Luncheon and the March General Meeting and Program (listed on the Members Calendar).  Please use the Members Only section for this information as well as updates to the Directory, Meeting Minutes and Treasurer’s Reports.  You will find […]

January Gardening Tips

Tired of the winter look in your yard? Color your garden with alyssum, calendula, Chinese forget-me-nots, dianthus, Phlox, pansies, petunias, & snapdragons. You can also plant ornamental kale, Swiss chard, Osaka mustard cardoon in fertile well-draining soil. Remember to water before a freeze. To protect the entire plant cover with a blanket or sheet, then add a […]

First Meeting and Program of 2015

First Meeting and Program of 2015

Garden Club members were treated to a wonderful program on January 13th that brightened their day with information on “Growing Fruit Trees in Houston”.  Thanks to Mrs. Libby Kennedy of Urban Harvest for giving  the information needed for our gardens.  Thanks to Cathy Meagher and her hostess committee (Susan Betz, Sharon Corry, Kathy Plaeger, Kay […]

Holiday Tea

Holiday Tea

Members kicked off the Tanglewood holiday season enjoying great food, friendship and conversation in the beautiful home of Mrs. Kendra Garrett.  Thanks to Committee Co-Chairs, Sharon Mowry and Mattie Stevenson for organizing their committee and planning this lovely event.  

November Gardening Tips

Tanglewood Garden Club Horticulture Report from Chair Kay Thibeaux Now is the time to plant those cool season bedding plants. November is the most active month for planting beds of annuals. The most popular and successful annuals are cyclamen, dianthus, ornamental kale, pansies, Sweet alyssum. It is bulb planting time as well. Blooming bulbs should […]

November General Meeting and Program with Betty Lou Phillips

November General Meeting and Program with Betty Lou Phillips

Garden Club Members  were treated to a delightful question and answer session with Betty Lou Phillips.  She discussed her career highlights and her new book  The French Way with Design.  Thanks to Hospitality Chairs for the meeting, Moselle Young and Joan Perez, for their creative table interpretation of Betty Lou’s book.

Howl-o-Ween Doggie Contest in Tanglewood Park-A Howling  Success

Howl-o-Ween Doggie Contest in Tanglewood Park-A Howling Success

A special thank you to:  Tanglewood Animal Hospital, Pet Shop,Voss Road Animal Clinic,Trader Joe’s, Natural Paws,Murphy’s Deli, Silver Ideas, Sacred Heart 24 Hour Clinic, Uptown Pharmacy, & numerous Garden Club members for providing gifts, gift certificates and various goodies that were enjoyed by the over 75 attendees.  Of course the Doggie Costume Contest was the […]