QVGC November Member Monthly Meeting - Decorating Pumpkins for Fall
Nov
8
9:30 AM09:30

QVGC November Member Monthly Meeting - Decorating Pumpkins for Fall

Quail Valley Recreation and Tennis Center - 2701 Cypress Point Dr

9:30 am Meet & Greet

10:00 am Program: Decorating Pumpkins for Fall

Opening: President Lynn Ellis

Club Inspiration: Nancy Lindsay

Program: Decorating Pumpkins for Fall

Speaker: Corrie Ten-Havre, Houston Federation Garden Club

Host Chair: Penny Johnson

Hosts: Jane Thompson, Barbara Thompson, Diana Leggett, Lynn Ellis

Horticulture: Remember to bring specimens from your yards to pro- mote and share our love of gardening.

Don’t forget your coffee mug and items for the Swap Table!

Reminder: Bring your checkbook to the November meeting
to make reservations for the December 13 Christmas luncheon atBrandani’s Restaurant and Wine Bar.

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QVGC December Member Monthly Meeting - Christmas Luncheon
Dec
13
11:00 AM11:00

QVGC December Member Monthly Meeting - Christmas Luncheon

Christmas Luncheon at Brandani's Restaurant & Wine Bar, 3340 FM 1092, Towne Center, Missouri City

11:30 am - 1:00 pm Christmas Luncheon

Opening: President Lynn Ellis

Club Inspiration: Nancy Lindsay

Reminder: Luncheon reservations must be paid in advance. More information to come

Toys for Tots Donation - Bring to December Luncheon - Bring a unwrapped gift for boy or girl.

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QVGC January Member Monthly Meeting - Azaleas and Camellias
Jan
10
9:30 AM09:30

QVGC January Member Monthly Meeting - Azaleas and Camellias

Quail Valley Recreation and Tennis Center - 2701 Cypress Point Dr

9:30 am Meet & Greet

10:00 am Program: How to Grow Healthy and Beautiful Azaleas and Camellias

Opening: President Lynn Ellis

Club Inspiration: Nancy Lindsay

Program: How to Grow Healthy and Beautiful Azaleas and Camellias

Speaker: Bart Brechter, Head of landscaping and Gardens for the Museum of Fine Arts of Houston

Host Chair: Sandy Cackowski

Hosts: Trudy Edwards, Gwendolyn Sylve, Donna Williams, Donna DeRouen

Horticulture: Remember to bring specimens from your yards to pro- mote and share our love of gardening.

Business Meeting: Board Nominations & Election of Officers

Don’t forget your coffee mug and items for the Swap Table!

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QVGC February Member Monthly Meeting - Fairy Gardens
Feb
14
9:30 AM09:30

QVGC February Member Monthly Meeting - Fairy Gardens

Quail Valley Recreation and Tennis Center - 2701 Cypress Point Dr

9:30 am Meet & Greet

10:00 am Program: Fairy Gardens

Opening: President Lynn Ellis

Club Inspiration: Nancy Lindsay

Program: Fairy Gardens

Speaker: Kathy Gilmore, Master Gardener

Host Chair: Marie LaBelle

Hosts: Joan Fox, Bruce Henrickson, Suzy Walters, Candis Strange

Horticulture: Remember to bring specimens from your yards to pro- mote and share our love of gardening.

Don’t forget your coffee mug and items for the Swap Table!

Community Service:
Brookwood Garden Therapy - Wednesday, February 20, 2019

QVGC Silent Auction - "Cultivating Our Community”, 4-8 pm, Thursday, February 21 at Quail Valley City Centre, 2880 La Quinta Drive, Missouri City. For more information and tickets, visit our website at www.QuailValleyGardenClub.org.

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QVGC March Member Monthly Meeting - Protecting Bee Populations
Mar
14
9:30 AM09:30

QVGC March Member Monthly Meeting - Protecting Bee Populations

Quail Valley Recreation and Tennis Center - 2701 Cypress Point Dr

9:30 am Meet & Greet

10:00 am Program: The Importance of Protecting the Bee Population

Opening: President Lynn Ellis

Club Inspiration: Nancy Lindsay

Program: The Importance of Protecting the Bee Population

Speaker: Jeff McMullen, Fort Bend Beekeepers Association

Host Chair: Marsha Strain

Hosts: Karen Santos, Becky Faust, Sammie Kay Stewart, Gloryan Arceneaux

Arbor Day Celebration following our meeting!

Horticulture: Remember to bring specimens from your yards to pro- mote and share our love of gardening.

Don’t forget your coffee mug and items for the Swap Table!

Spring Field Trip: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, Depart 8:30 a.m. from Quail Valley Rec. Center

Community Service:
Brookwood Garden Therapy - Wednesday, March 27, 2019

 

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QVGC April Member Monthly Meeting - Organics
Apr
11
9:30 AM09:30

QVGC April Member Monthly Meeting - Organics

Quail Valley Recreation and Tennis Center - 2701 Cypress Point Dr

9:30 am Meet & Greet

10:00 am Program: Organics

Opening: President Lynn Ellis

Club Inspiration: Nancy Lindsay

Program: “Organics”

Speaker: Bart Brechter, Head of Landscaping and Gardens for the Museum of Fine Arts of Houston, will speak about easy and practical ways to grow organics.

Host Chair: Anne McBride

Hosts: Rosa Semien, Deborah Douglas, Linda Miller, Nancy Lindsay

Horticulture: Remember to bring specimens from your yards to pro- mote and share our love of gardening.

Don’t forget your coffee mug and items for the Swap Table!

Community Service:
Brookwood Garden Therapy - Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Reminder: Bring your checkbook to the April meeting to make reservations for the May 9 luncheon at City Centre at Quail Valley.

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QVGC May Member Monthly Meeting - Installation of Officers and Scholarship Awards
May
9
10:30 AM10:30

QVGC May Member Monthly Meeting - Installation of Officers and Scholarship Awards

Quail Valley Garden Club Spring Luncheon

10:30 am to 1:00 pm - City Centre at Quail Valley - Azalea Room

Opening: President Lynn Ellis

Club Inspiration: Nancy Lindsay

Scholarships: Scholarship Recipients Announced

President’s Report

Installation of Officers

Incoming President’s Remarks

Community Service:

Fort Bend Women’s Center

Bring white twin-sized linens and bedding items or other items fordelivery to Fort Bend Women’s Center in honor of Mother’s Day.

Reminders;

Reservations Required - Luncheon reservations must be paid in advance. More information to come.

Annual Dues are Payable by May 31, 2019

 

 

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QVGC October Member Monthly Meeting - Texas Super Star Plants
Oct
11
9:30 AM09:30

QVGC October Member Monthly Meeting - Texas Super Star Plants

Quail Valley Recreation and Tennis Center - 2701 Cypress Point Dr

9:30 am Meet & Greet

10:00 am Program: Texas Super Star Plants and How They are Selected to Qualify

Opening: President Lynn Ellis

Club Inspiration: Nancy Lindsay

Program: Texas Super Star Plants and How They are Selected to Qualify

Speaker: Suma Mudan, Master Gardener, Yoga Instructor, Attorney

Host Chair: Sandra Brown

Hosts: Linda Walker, Judy Belt, David Clardy, Sandra Bordelon

Horticulture: Remember to bring specimens from your yards to pro- mote and share our love of gardening.

Community Service:
Brookwood Garden Therapy - Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Don’t forget your coffee mug and items for the Swap Table!

 

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QVGC September Member Monthly Meeting - Migratory and Local Pollinators
Sep
13
9:30 AM09:30

QVGC September Member Monthly Meeting - Migratory and Local Pollinators

Quail Valley Recreation and Tennis Center - 2701 Cypress Point Dr

9:30 am Meet & Greet

10:00 am Program: Bed & Breakfast for Migratory & Local Pollinators

Opening: President Lynn Ellis

Club Inspiration: Nancy Lindsay

Program: Bed & Breakfast for Migratory & Local Pollinators

Speaker: Barbar Keller-Willy, Director Gateway Monarch

Host Chair: Randy Bell

Hosts: Jerre Anne Wagner, Jo Ann Mayhall, Linn Wells, Judy Hanley

Horticulture: Remember to bring specimens from your yards to pro- mote and share our love of gardening.

Don’t forget your coffee mug and items for the Swap Table!

 

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QVGC May Member Monthly Meeting - Installation of Officers and Scholarship Awards
May
10
11:00 AM11:00

QVGC May Member Monthly Meeting - Installation of Officers and Scholarship Awards

Quail Valley Garden Club Spring Luncheon

10:30 am to 1:00 pm - City Centre at Quail Valley - Azalea Room

Reservations Required - Tickets are $25.00 and available by contacting

Lynn Ellis, 281-261-0008 or c.lynn.ellis@gmail.com

Installation of Officers and Scholarship Awards

Menu: Select your Entree when purchasing your ticket. First Course and Dessert are the same for everyone.

First Course for All Menus:

Tomato Basil Soup

Entrée Choices:

1.       Pecan Crusted Chicken with Sauce

Rice Pilaf and Sautéed Spinach

Rolls and Butter

2.       Roasted Pork Tenderloin  with Demi Sauce

Wild Rice and Green Beans

Rolls and Butter

3.      Cobb Salad with Choice of Three Dressings

Choose from:  Ranch, Italian Vinaigrette, or Balsamic Vinaigrette

Rolls and Butter

Dessert Course for All Menus:

Decadent Chocolate Cake

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2018 Backyard Garden Tour
Apr
21
10:00 AM10:00

2018 Backyard Garden Tour

Our 2018 Backyard Garden Tour will be held on Saturday April 21st from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm

(Rain Date: Saturday April 28th)

The Quail Valley Garden Club is hosting it 11th Annual Backyard Garden Tour presenting four beautiful breath-taking back yards. Begin your tour at the club's community Tee Garden across from the City Centre at 2880 La Quinta Dr. The Tee Garden was established in 2015 as the Quail Valley Garden Club's Community Beautification Project. Pick up you tour reference guide and map at the Tee Garden. After touring the amazing gardens, join friends and neighbors at the Bluebonnet Grille to enjoy 10% off with your 2018 Garden Tour booklet.

Tickets are $15.00 and will be available the day of the tour at the Quail Valley Tee Garden directly across from the City Centre at 2880 La Quinta Dr. Advance Tickets are available online below.

 

2018 Featured Gardens Include

Quail Valley Garden Club Tee Garden across from City Centre 2880 La Quinta Dr.

Garden of Shirley and Sam Reese 3319 Robinson Road

Garden of Patricia and Jerry Black 3611 Robinson Road

Garden of Bonnie and John Fox 3735 Panorama Drive

Garden of Marsha and Bobby Strain 3127 Oyster Cove

 

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QVGC April Member Monthly Meeting - Hummingbirds
Apr
12
9:30 AM09:30

QVGC April Member Monthly Meeting - Hummingbirds

Quail Valley Recreation and Tennis Center - 2701 Cypress Point Dr

9:30 am Meet & Greet

10:00 am Program: Hummingbirds

Presented by: Mike Twilly, President of the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory

Annual Dues

Annual Dues are to be paid no later than May 31, 2018. Dues are $30 and may be paid at the April or May club meetings or by mail to:

Linda Holder, Membership, 3811 East Valley Dr., Missouri City, TX 77459

Club Photos

Group Photo Reminder; Immediately following the May 10th Luncheon at Qual Valley Centre, we will walk across the street to the Tee Garden for a group photo that will be used as the back cover to the 2018-2019 Yearbook.

Individual Photos for Yearbook:

If you want a new photo for the 2018-19 Yearbook, Rose Ann Acosta and Linda Holder will be available at the April 12th meeting to take individual yearbook photos that you will be able to view and approve.  Or you can submit a photo you already have.

If you want a family member of friend to take a new photo of you with your phone, please use the SQUARE option (if you have it), so it will not need further editing.Then e-mail it to Linda Holder -   LinHolder@gmail.com before May 31st.  Please put NEW PHOTO and your name in the subject line.

Special Tribute:  In honor of the passing of Phyllis Hunter, Ivy Levingston gave a short bio of some of Phyllis's 
outstanding accomplishments. She will be missed by our members. Special thanks to Rosa Semien who provided the framed photo of Phyllis, and to Ivy Levingston.

April Social Committee:

Helena Spain, Hostess Chair. Hosts:  Ann Gross, Barbara Davis, Regina Petrauskas and Jane Thompson.  Fantastic job for the delicious refreshments and beautiful table setting, and a special thanks to Helena Spain for the wonderful photos she provided.

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QVGC March Member Monthly Meeting - Whose Garden is it anyway-Ours or the Wild Things?
Mar
8
9:30 AM09:30

QVGC March Member Monthly Meeting - Whose Garden is it anyway-Ours or the Wild Things?

Quail Valley Recreation and Tennis Center - 2701 Cypress Point Dr

9:30 am Meet & Greet

10:00 am Program: Whose Garden is it anyway-Ours or the Wild Things?

Presented by: Don Johnson, a Master Gardener. Don is a Master Gardener and Naturalist and an active participant in keeping our Quail Valley community appealing. He will speak on creating a natural balance between attracting wildlife and controlling pests in our yards.

Horticulture:  Members bring specimens from their yards to promote and share our love of gardening.

Recycle Swap Table:   Bring items that need a new home such as plants, cuttings, pots, gardening materials, magazines and catalogs.  If possible, label your plants.  At the conclusion of the meeting, it will be announced that the swap table is open. Be sure to take home any leftover items.    

Coffee Mugs:  Bring your favorite coffee mug to promote conservation. 

Labels for Education:  Drop off Campbell Soup labels and box tops in the jar at the entrance table. 

March Social Committee: 
Judy Hanley, Hostess Chair.  Hosts:  Sammie Kay Stewart, Donna DeRouen, Pat Jones, and Mali Stewart.

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QVGC Member Spring Field Trip - Froberg's Farms and Joseph's Nursery
Mar
2
9:30 AM09:30

QVGC Member Spring Field Trip - Froberg's Farms and Joseph's Nursery

Froberg's Farms and Joseph's Nursery followed by a BBQ lunch at Joe's in Alvin.

Meet at the Recreation Center at 9am, departure at 9:15 am

The trip will include a visit to Froberg Farms to pick strawberries followed by a visit to Joseph's Nursery and lunch at Joe's Bar-B-Q in Alvin

Bring $5 for the driver to cover gas

Please contact Anne McBride if you plan to go, plus let her know if you can drive.

Phone: 281-835-9480

eMail: annmcbride@aol.com

 

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QVGC January Member Monthly Meeting - House Plants for Fun, Flavor and Fragrance
Jan
11
9:30 AM09:30

QVGC January Member Monthly Meeting - House Plants for Fun, Flavor and Fragrance

Quail Valley Recreation and Tennis Center - 2701 Cypress Point Dr

9:30 am Meet & Greet

10:00 am Program: House Plants for Fun, Flavor and Fragrance

Presented by Tricia Bradbury, Master Gardener

50/50 Drawing: Tickets are $2. for three tickets or $1. for single ticket. The drawing will be a the end of the meeting, with the winner receiving 50% and the club receiving the other 50%.

Be sure you have the correct amount for tickets you purchase since it's difficult to have change for large bills.

Horticulture: Members bring specimens from their yards to promote and share our love of gardening.

Recycle Swap Table:   Bring items that need a new home such as plants, cuttings, pots, gardening materials, magazines and catalogs.  If possible, label your plants.  At the conclusion of the meeting, it will be announced that the swap table is open. Be sure to take home any leftover items.    

Coffee Mugs:  Bring your favorite coffee mug to promote conservation. 

Labels for Education:  Drop off Campbell Soup labels and box tops in the jar at the entrance table. 

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QVGC November Member Monthly Meeting - Soil Health
Nov
9
9:30 AM09:30

QVGC November Member Monthly Meeting - Soil Health

Quail Valley Recreation and Tennis Center - 2701 Cypress Point Dr

9:30 am Meet & Greet

10:00 am Program: Soil Health

Presented by: Barbara Keller-Willy, Executive Director & Founder of Monarch Gateway will speak on the essential ingredients to add to soil that makes a plant thrive.

November Host Committee:

Thank you to our hosts for the delicious refreshments and beautifully decorated table: Nathan Walker, Rose Ann Acosta, Becky Faust, Linda Holder, Barbara Thompson (Social Chair) and Penny Johnson. The Kalanchoe plants made a beautiful centerpiece and doubled as three of the door prizes.

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QVGC September Member Monthly Meeting - The Diversity of Ferns-Tropical to Hardy
Sep
14
9:30 AM09:30

QVGC September Member Monthly Meeting - The Diversity of Ferns-Tropical to Hardy

Quail Valley Recreation and Tennis Center - 2701 Cypress Point Dr

9:30 am Meet & Greet

10:00 am Program: Diversity of Ferns-Tropical to Hardy

Presented by: Darla Harris, President of the Houston Fern Society" will share her expertise for the care and the propagation and the varieties of this popular plant family.

 

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