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Calendar of Events.
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AUGUST 2017
August 21 KGC Board Meeting
Kingwood Library, 9:30 am
August 28 HFGC Board Meeting
Bayland, 1:00 pm
August 29 KGC General Meeting
Good Shepherd Church
Social Time, 9:00 am
Meeting/Presentation, 9:30 am

Presentation Ikabana – The Art of Arranging Flowers

Nanako Tingleaf, considers herself a life-long student of Ikenobo, and is a member of the Ikenobo School.  She is a long-standing member of Ikebana International and is well qualified and highly respected in the Ikenobo School.


SEPTEMBER 2017
Sept. 8 HFGC General Meeting
WOCC, 10:00 am
“Ikebana Design” from the Ikenobo School
Nanako Tingleaf, professor at Ikenobo
Sept. 12-16 NGC Fall Board Meeting
St. Louis MO
Sept. 21 KGC Floral Design and Horticultural Workshop
“Asian Influence In Today’s Floral Designs” by Jan Kramer
Kingwood Community Center, 9:00 am -12:00 pm
Sept. 28 KGC Educational Excursion:
Bernhardt Winery and Martha’s Bloomers
OCTOBER 2017
Oct. 2 KGC Board Meeting
Kingwood Library, 9:30 am
Oct. 3 KGC General Meeting
Good Shepherd Church
Social Time, 9:00 am
Meeting/Presentation, 9:30 am
Luncheon Following Presentation
(Prepared by our members)

Presentation
The Salad Garden on a Water Restricted Diet

Tom LeRoy, Master Gardener, speaker, author, retired Montgomery County Extension form Texas A & M University, Ask the Expert panel member at the Kingwood Garden Club Master Your Garden Symposium 2017. His down –to-earth style is informative and entertaining.
Oct. 10 KGC Floral Design and Horticultural Workshop
“Pave’/Bloomentaart” by Joan Sherman
Kingwood Community Center, 9:00 am -12:00 pm
Oct. 12 District IV Fall Board Meeting
10:00 am
Oct. 12-14 HFGC Annual Bulb and Plant Mart
St. John the Divine
Oct. 13 HFGC General Meeting
WOCC, 10:00 am
“All About Succulents” by Veronica Lewandowski
Oct. 17 KGC New Member Coffee
10:00 am
Oct. 17-19 89th TGC Fall Convention, Killeen, TX
Oct. 26 KGC Educational Excursion:
Shangri la Gardens/Scarecrow Festival
Oct. 27 HFGC The Houston Area Flower Show Judges
Bayland
NOVEMBER 2017
Nov. 6 KGC Board Meeting
Kingwood Library, 9:30 am
Nov. 6 HFGC Board Meeting
Bayland, 1:00 pm
Nov. 8 KGC General Meeting
Good Shepherd Church
Social Time, 9:00 am
Meeting/Presentation, 9:30 am

Presentation
Stylistic Representations of Creative Works of Art

Corrie Ten-Have, Live Flower Show Judge, member of Houston Designing Women, Corrie will lead a discussion and demonstration on how to go about interpreting a painting or image into a floral design. She will also inform the group on the evolution of Houston Designing Women, their goals and objectives.
Nov. 10 HFGC General Meeting
WOCC, 10:00 am
“I Don’t Want To Give Up My Garden!” Gardening for the challenged lifestyle by Dr. Joe Novak
Nov. 11 KGC Reforest the Forest Tree Sale
Kingwood Library, 7:30 am
Nov. 17 HFGC Houston Area Flower Show Judges
Bayland
Nov. 22 KGC Thanksgiving Feast Decorating
Humble Civic Center, 10:00 am
Nov. 29 KGC Floral Design and Horticultural Workshop
“Holiday Greens” by Mary Baker
Kingwood Community Center, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
TBA KGC Educational Excursion:
Neches River Cruise
TBA District IV “Arbor Day” Ceremony
DeBakey VA Hospital
DECEMBER 2017
Dec. 4 KGC Board Meeting
Kingwood Library, 9:30 am
Dec. 5 KGC General Meeting and Christmas Brunch
The Overlook (20114 Pinehurst Dr.)
Social Time, 9:00 am
Meeting/Presentation, 9:30 am

Presentation
Floral Designs for the Holidays
Wallace Bennett, floral designer of
Va Va Bloom, Kingwood, TX
Dec. 8 HFGC “Holly Jolly Christmas”
WOCC, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
“Musically Inspired Designs” A design program inspired by holiday music. Bill McKinley, Director of Benz School of Design, Texas A&M. Holiday celebration and luncheon, Star of Hope Toy Drive, Poinsettia Project, Silent Auction and more!
JANUARY 2018
Jan. 8 KGC Board Meeting
Kingwood Library, 9:30 am
Jan. 8 HFGC Board Meeting
Bayland, 1:00 pm
Jan. 9 KGC General Meeting
Good Shepherd Church
Social Time, 9:00 am
Meeting/Presentation, 9:30 am

Presentation
Flowers on a Pedestal

Jan Kramer, Master Gardener, and a member of Kingwood Garden Club, will demonstrate the art of designing flower arrangements on a pedestal.
Jan. 12 HFGC General Meeting
WOCC, 10:00 am
“A Camellia Collection” Restoring Ima Hogg’s Camellias at Bayou Bend. Bart Brechter, Head of Gardens and Landscape Operations.
Jan. 24-26 GSS Course III at Mercer Botanic Gardens.
Jan. 25 KGC Floral Design and Horticultural Workshop
“Underwater Design” by Nell Shimek
Kingwood Community Center, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jan. 26 HFGC Houston Area Flower Show Judges, Bayland
FEBRUARY 2018
Feb. 5 KGC Board Meeting
Kingwood Library, 9:30 am
Feb. 6 KGC General Meeting
Good Shepherd Church
Social Time, 9:00 am
Meeting/Presentation, 9:30 am

Presentation
Creating New Plants

Jacob Martin, Green House Manager at Mercer Botanic Gardens, owner of Old School Produce, and guest speaker at Master Your Garden, Kingwood Garden Club Symposium 2017. Jacob will discuss and demonstrate how to propagate plants through seeds, grafting, and cuttings.
Feb. 9 HFGC General Meeting
WOCC, 10:00 am
“Design Angst … AAAgh!” Members of Houston Designing Women will demonstrate techniques (commonly known as mechanics) that will help you with design and more fun!
Feb. 28 District IV Spring Convention
Hosted by Kingwood Garden Club
The Overlook (20114 Pinehurst Dr.)
TBA HFGC ESS IV and I
MARCH 2018
March 5 KGC Board Meeting
Kingwood Library, 9:30 am
March 5 HFGC Board Meeting
Bayland, 1:00 pm
March 6 KGC General Meeting
Good Shepherd Church
Social Time, 9:00 a.m.
Meeting/Presentation, 9:30 a.m.

Presentation
From Yard to Greenhouse: Growing Bromeliads in Houston

David Whipkey, Member of the Houston Bromeliad Society. David will introduce us to the wonderful world of the bromeliad.
March 9 HFGC General Meeting
WOCC, 10:00 am
“Those Adorable Hummers” Sue Heath, Gulf Coast Bird Sanctuary, will explains these endearing little birds.
March 16-17 KGC March Mart Plant Sale
Mercer Botanic Gardens
March 20 KGC Floral Design and Horticultural Workshop
“Potting Party” by Miss Dee
Warrens Southern Nursery, 2:00 pm
March 23 HFGC Houston Area Flower Show Judges
Bayland
March 27-28 KGC Pilgrimage:
Save the Date! An overnight pilgrimage to Texas A & M Floral School for a floral demonstration and Make ‘n Take Design Workshop with a tour of the Benz Gallery of Floral Art, College Station and visit to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin is planned with a surprise stop off on the way home! Itinerary and cost will be announced at the January 2018 meeting.
March 28-30 Flower Show School III
Houston
APRIL 2018
April 2 KGC Board Meeting
Kingwood Library, 9:30 am
April 3 KGC General Meeting
Good Shepherd Church
Social Time, 9:00 am
Meeting/Presentation, 9:30 am

Presentation
Spring Designs

Tony Huffman, ASID, AIFD, PFC-1, TMF, floral designer of distinction will highlight the splendor of spring. Tony has been a speaker and visitor to Kingwood Garden Club many times over the past 20 years.
April 13 HFGC General Meeting
WOCC, 10:00 am
“The World of Seed” Angela Chandler will explain how seeds have evolved and how they are changing our diet.
April 18-22 89th TGC Spring Convention
Odessa, TX
April 20-22 KGC Presents:
“Gardenscapes – A Home & Garden Tour”
April 27-29 South Central Region Convention, Houston, TX
TBA KGC Educational Excursion:
Japanese Garden/Urban Parks Tour
MAY 2018
May 1 KGC General Meeting and May Luncheon
Installation of Officers for 2018 – 2019

The Overlook (20114 Pinehurst Dr.)
Social Time, 10:00 am
Meeting/Luncheon,10:30 am

Spring Blooms – A May Day Celebration
May 7 KGC Joint Board Meeting
Good Shepherd Church, 9:30 am
May 7 HFGC Board Meeting
Bayland, 1:00 pm
May 11 HFGC General Meeting
WOCC, 10:00 am
“Honey Bees” The importance of honey bees and the various stresses and threats from our current environment.
May 21-28 NGC Spring Convention
Philadelphia, PA
May 26 HFGC Houston Area Flower Show Judges
Bayland
TBA KGC Educational Excursions:
Historic Galveston Home Tour
JUNE 2018
June 3-9 National Garden Club Week
TBA District IV Board Meeting
Bayland, 10:00 am

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