Key Allegro Garden Club
  On Key Allegro Island in the city of Rockport Texas

       
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Key Allegro is basically a sandbar whose development is about 35 years old.  Those who long for large native oak trees often move from the island to other areas of Rockport.  This club is for those who love the water that surrounds us and want to share tips as to which plants will and won't survive our environment, and what can be done to help them survive. Membership in the club is limited to women currently living on the island and those who have previously lived here.

Serious gardeners are referred to the following web site, they are our greatest information resource. http://aransas-tx.tamu.edu/

One specific project of the Key Allegro Garden Club is the selection of a "Yard of the Month" for each of the nine months, September-May.  See the Yard of the Month page, or local newspaper, for specifics.

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Newsletter Sept 2014

Garden Club Newsletter 2014-15



WORDS from president Patty Chapman.....
Congratulations to Darla Zuniga of "Design by Darzuni" for the fascinating program she presented on Nov. 17.  She showed us how make funny and/or elegant Christmas decorations out of wine bottles, coffee cans, and other bits.          
-Susan O'Bryant's choice for December Yard of the Month is 55 Blue Heron, owned by David Dix.

-Christmas lights at the Bridge and Entrance to Key Allegro by Stan and Betsy Armstrong,  Susan Wax.  Betsy Larrey,  Jennifer Lingaitis and me (Patty).  The lovely display was celebrated afterward at my home with mimosas, my family eggnog recipe and pizza.
UPCOMING EVENTS:  Christmas party:  A joint AWC/KAGC Christmas part wll be held on Thursday Dec.11 at the Allegro House, starting at 10:30.  Betsy Armstrong says that "The Good Samaritan Basket will be back accepting food or cash donations,  Come join us for snacks, drinks, and camaradarie."  If you haven't sent your dues, bring $15 (plus $5 for a directory if you wish.)
January:  The Garden Club will not hold a January Meeting as many of us will be working with the Woman's Club preparing for the Rummage Sale January 24 and 25.
February 16: White Elepant sale with Caroline Bernardy presiding.
March 16: Emergency Table Decorations, Betsy Armstrong.
April 20: Trip to Corpus Christi Orid Gardens and LUNCHEON
organized by Doady Drinkwater and Kim Ulrich.
April 26. SATURDAY: Festival of Flowers in Art, Student Art Entries:  Students enter the competitionnat no cost so we welcome donations to cover their prizes.  The Pearsons, Susan Wax, and Nancy Callen have each donated $25 so we have in hand $75 of the $150 we need. 
Directory Corrections: Batsy Armstrong phone 214-808-5050
Kim Ulrich phone: 361-237-554


Thursday, December 11 Joint AWC/KAG
Christmas Party at Allegro House
Starts at 10:30

Co-chairs, Lovelyn Hughes and Elaine Albin
Funds collected for Good Samaritans


 
 

                             


MISSION STATEMENT of the KEY ALLEGRO GARDEN CLUB


A. To help develop and enhance the island's landscaped common areas.

  B. To educate our members on topics concerning the health of the island's natural environment.

C. To promote protection of native plants, trees, and birds.

D. To foster a welcoming atmosphere for our members.







                       
Palm Trees



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Key Allegro Garden Club

CONTACT INFORMATION

papemcnabb@gmail.com

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