Columbus Garden Club

2017 Houston Federations of Gardens

2017 Houston Federations of Gardens

2017 National Garden Club Week June 2017

Velma Harrington

Velma Harrington

National Garden Club Week June 2017

Lana Miller

Lana Miller

National Garden Club Week June 2017

June 2017

June 2017

National Garden Club Week June 2017

Landscape Design Course II

Landscape Design Course II

College Station on February 23, 24, 2015.

2015 Landscape Design Course II

2015 Landscape Design Course II

Landscape Design Course II in College Station on February 23, 24, 2015. Marian Schonenberg, Ann Wegenhoft, Sharon Wegenhoft, Ann Miller, Lana Miller, Sharon Glover, Faith Taylor, Joann Obenhaus, Arlene Johnsey, and Mary Jane Moore at the George Bush Presidental Library Rotunda.

2015 Landscape Design Course II

2015 Landscape Design Course II

Landscape Design Course II in College Station on February 23, 24, 2015.

2015 Landscape Design Course II

2015 Landscape Design Course II

Landscape Design Course II in College Station on February 23, 24, 2015.

Arbor Day Seedlings

Arbor Day Seedlings

Sandi Carr, Arbor Day Chairman, prepares 300 seedlings for local elementary school students.

Arbor Day Honorees

Arbor Day Honorees

Sandi Carr, Arbor Day Chairman 2013-14 recognizes Arbor Day honorees.

Trash Off

Trash Off

Club members greet trash off participants and serve them refreshments. Charlene Morrison, Pawne Blomquist, Jean Redus, Ann Miller, Margaret Golla, Sue Gassmann.

Especially for You

Especially for You

Ann Henicke arranging flowers, part of "Especially for You", a program focused on remembering friends.

Fall Folk Fest

Fall Folk Fest

Club members Ann Henicke, Toni Burns, and Velma Harrington publicize the annual Fall Folk Fest Decorating Contest.

Fall Folk Fest

Fall Folk Fest

Velma Harrington and Toni Burns decorate historic homes on Columbus in preparation for the Fall Folk Fest 2013.

Fall Folk Fest

Fall Folk Fest

Marian Schonenberg, Toni Burns, and Ann Henicke decorated the historic Brandenburg Home for the fall fest.

Fall Folk Fest

Fall Folk Fest

Melba Castillo and Joanne Cook invite area citizens and businesses to join the fall decorating contest sponsored by the club.

“Arts and Artifacts Dinner and Gala”

“Arts and Artifacts Dinner and Gala”

Pawne Blomquist enjoyed creating centerpieces for the “Arts and Artifacts Dinner and Gala”, a fundraiser for the Fall Folk Fest.

“Arts and Artifacts Dinner and Gala”

“Arts and Artifacts Dinner and Gala”

Ann Miller helped assemble items to create centerpieces for the Fall Folk Fest Fundraiser: “Arts and Artifacts Dinner and Gala”,.

Annual Plant & Bake Sale

Annual Plant & Bake Sale

Club members host an Annual Plant Sale and Bake Sale to raise funds for club projects.

Annual Plant & Bake Sale

Annual Plant & Bake Sale

Sandy Street and Martha Jordan prepare plants for the club's spring plant sale.

Annual Plant & Bake Sale

Annual Plant & Bake Sale

Members fill trailers with plants they have propagated, and sell them in the parking lot of a local business. Proceeds fund community beautification projects and pocket gardens.

Annual Plant & Bake Sale

Annual Plant & Bake Sale

Customers of all ages shop for plants at the club's annual fundraiser.

Annual Plant & Bake Sale

Annual Plant & Bake Sale

Sharon Heimann and Joanne Cook, Co - 2nd Vice Presidents and Ways and Means Chairmen, display some of the beautiful plants that will be sold at the annual plant sale.

Flower Pot Workshop

Flower Pot Workshop

Ann Miller and Danette Tollette make Hypertufa Flower Pots from sand, concrete, and sphagnum moss.

County Fair

County Fair

Brenda Boehm entered a beautiful succulent in the Horticulture Division of the Exhibits at the 2013 Colorado County Fair.

National Garden Week

National Garden Week

Creating floral bouquets to deliver the nursing homes, hospital, chamber of commerce, city hall, local library, and others in recognition of National Garden Week.

Floral Arranging

Floral Arranging

Melba Castillo, Ruby Prasatik, Martha Jordan, and Neva Lou Hubenak created this arrangement with dried hydrangeas, rain tree flowers, and palm leaves.

Floral Arranging

Floral Arranging

Karen Dormous, Toni Burns, Pawne Blomquist, and Velma Harrington accented their dried flowers with corn husks.

Floral Arranging

Floral Arranging

Club members enjoy a program about Dried Floral Arranging. Dale Morgan, Sue Gassmann, Virgie Holub, Sandi Carr, Regena Williamson, and Lana Miller team up to create a dried arrangement.

Floral Arranging

Floral Arranging

JoAnn Sebesta, Shirley Allmon, Ginner Fehrenkamp, Elrose Baumgart, and Delores Purcell enjoy dried floral arranging.

Butterfly Garden

Butterfly Garden

Responding to the decline in the Monarch butterfly population, Columbus Garden Club members created a butterfly garden at Midtown Park, and received certification from the North American Butterfly Association in 2014.

Meetings

Meetings

Columbus Garden Club meets the second Wednesday of the month, September to May.

Meetings

Meetings

Members enjoy educational programs, refreshments, and gardening friendships at the monthly meetings.

Holiday Extravaganza

Holiday Extravaganza

Lana Miller (right) proudly displayed the award winning Columbus Garden Club table decorations at the Houston Federation of Garden Clubs Holiday Extravaganza.

Texas Garden Club

Texas Garden Club

Lynda Counts registers for Texas Garden Clubs annual fall convention.

District IV

District IV

Club members attend the District IV Coastal Prairie Council of Garden Clubs Convention, where Sharon Heimann was recognized as a "Garden Angel". (L-R) Sharon Heimann, Marian Schonenberg, Martha Jordan, Margaret Golla, Ann Gay, District Director, Lana Miller, Lynda Counts, Ann Miller. Back row: Regena Williamson, Sarah McReynolds, Texas Garden Clubs State President, Sharon Wegenhoft.

Brookwood

Brookwood

Garden therapy at Brookwood delights Dell Szymkowski.

Brookwood

Brookwood

Columbus Garden Club members volunteer at The Brookwood Community in the Horticulture Center. Garden therapy participants are Marian Schonenberg, Dell Szymkowski, Susan Glover, Mary Lu Sarkozy, and Pawne Blomquist.

Brookwood

Brookwood

Renowned for the beautiful poinsettias grown for the holidays, these beautiful red flowers are part of the Brookwood garden therapy program.

Dilue Rose Harris House

Dilue Rose Harris House

Marian Schonenberg decorates the basement kitchen at the Dilue Rose Harris House.

"Behind the Garden Gate"

"Behind the Garden Gate"

Marilyn Russell opened her beautiful garden to club members for a "Behind the Garden Gate" tour.

"Behind the Garden Gate"

"Behind the Garden Gate"

Members enjoy the tranquility of Marilyn Russell's garden.

"Behind the Garden Gate"

"Behind the Garden Gate"

Randa Simmons and Mary Margaret Litzmann Edwards tour the garden of member Ann Henicke during a special Behind the Garden Gate tour.