The Grapevine Garden Club is an organization of men and women who enjoy gardening, sharing plants and having fun. Through its monthly programs, field trips, annual plant sale, scholarship program and civic beautification projects, the club promotes interest in gardening and floral design. We offer a common ground to build lasting friendships and to learn more about gardening, wildlife, conservation and the environment.
1209 S. Main St. Grapevine
Grapevine Convention Center
The club meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 South Main Street, Grapevine, Texas. Social time begins at 9:30 a.m. and the program begins at 10:00 a.m. We do not meet in June, July or August. Guests and visitors are welcome.
We always welcome new and returning members! The membership application can be downloaded here membership application Fill it out and send your check to the GGC P.O. Box.
GGC to highlight Bird
Sanctuary Week in January
The focus is on birds starting with Dr. Ray Chancellor's program Preserving Habitat: The Key to Creating Your Own 'Secret Garden'. The program describes how our backyard and community actions are critical to preserving bird life in the Cross Timbers ecosystem.
Dr. Ray Chancellor - 2014 bird hike
Other activities for the month include a visit to John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, making suet feeders with the Young@Heart class and cardboard roll bird feeders (independent activity) at the Grapevine Botanical Gardens 411 Ball Street, Grapevine.
Wildflower Seed Planting
Two local Girl Scout troops joined GGC members in sowing a butterfly wildflower seed mix at Parr Park. This is the 3rd year GGC has spread more than 80 lbs. of seed in the designated 'No Mow' 4 acre wildflower area.
Girl Scout troops seeding - Parr Park
GGC collaborates on new
Rose Trial Garden
GGC is collaborating with the City of Grapevine PARD and Texas A&M AgriLife Ext.Service to conduct another rose trial, this time to hopefully identify rose rosette resistant varieties. The newly planted 17 varieties of roses will be monitored over the next few years. The rose trial garden is on the north side of Dove Loop at Shadybrook.
Dec 2015 - Feb 2016
Dec 8th will be our Holiday Luncheon held at the Lancaster Theater. The program will be the Heritage High School Ovation Jazz Choir.
The Jan 26th program is titled Preserving Habitat: The Key to Creating Your Own 'Secret Garden' given by Dr. Ray Chancellor. The election of 2016-2017 GGC Officers will be held.
The Feb 23rd program is titled BRIT - Science in the Real World given by Tiana Franklin Rehman, Botanical Research Institute of Texas.
Other Special Events
Workshop - Jan 26 Workshop on the Great Backyard Bird Count after the General Meeting at the Bessie Mitchell house, Grapevine Botanical Gardens.
Grapevine's Bird Sanctuary Week - Jan 24-30 proclamation and activities.
Gardeners on the Go - Jan 28 Bird Sanctuary Week tour (John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, Seagoville.
West TX St. Civic Project - Feb 2 Workday.
Workshop - Feb 23 Workshop on the Homeowners Guide to Sprinkler Systems after the General Meeting at the Bessie Mitchell house, Grapevine Botanical Gardens.
Please see the Calendar page for a program description and additional listings of 2015 fall events.
Save the Date
District II Spring Convention - Mar 29 (Alvarado).
Spring Plant Sale - GGC Spring Plant Sale (Grapevine Botanical Garden.
Flowercade - April 24th Garden Club Council of Ft. Worth Flower Show (Ft. Worth Botanical Gardens).More club photos may be viewed here.