Our meetings and programs take place in the large conference room at the Austin Garden Center at Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Rd. (unless otherwise described below.)
Our monthly meetings begin at 9:30 am with refreshments and fellowship followed by a short business meeting and program beginning at 10 am.
The ZBG website also lists the admission fees. Meetings and Flower Show are free with paid admission to ZBG.
OCTOBER 21 & 22, 2017
“Butterflies: My, How They Fly!”
MAY 25, 2017
“So What is a Pot de Fleur”
Presented by Velia Sanchez-Ruiz–Master Gardener; member of Violet Crown Garden Club.
APRIL 27, 2017
Short Business meeting at Zilker Gardens
Pilgrimage to Millers Tropical Nursery in Drippings Springs.
MARCH 25 & 26, 2017
During Zilker Festival we host our Annual Flower Show
Violet Crown Garden Club Presents
“ONLY IN AUSTIN” A Standard Flower Show
MARCH 16, 2017
“A Creative Design”
Presented by Noel Wells–a student judge; member of the Killeen and Georgetown Garden Clubs; member of the Capital City Judges Council. Noel is a very talented designer.
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
“Let’s Make More Violets”
Presented by Sue Shoopman King–a lifetime gardener, retired librarian, certified Master Gardener and member of Violet Crown Garden Club
JANUARY 26, 2017
“Simple Steps to Design Success”
Presented by Suzanne Milstead–a Master Flower Show Judge, Master Gardener, member of A&M Garden Club; Capital City Judges Council and now District V Director of Texas Garden Club.
DECEMBER 15, 2016
“Holiday Designs for the House”
Presented by Jean Stewart–a Master Judge; member of the Giddings Garden Club and the Capital City Judges Council.
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
“National Parks of Texas–Celebrating it’s one hundredth Anniversary”
Presented by Russell Whitlock–Superintendent, LBJ National Historical Park.
OCTOBER 27, 2016
“Recycling–A Necessary Way of Life”
Presented by Marlene Gillman
Marlene Gillman is a Bell County Master Gardener; member of the Killeen and Georgetown Garden Clubs. As a former club president she tries to develop new programs each year to offer to clubs. She is an energetic and charismatic presenter.
OCTOBER 15 – 16, 2016
Violet Crown Annual Flower Show Presents
“READ TO ME”
Saturday 1-5pm, Sunday 1-4pm
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
“What Do the Judges Want”
Presented by– Capital City Judges Council; Angie Smith; Pat Freeman; Harriet Houston; Dolores Rumpf; and Jo Marie Colonetta.
These ladies are well known and respected judges.