Welcome

Welcome to the Kerrville Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas!


TX wildflower pic Kerrville NPSOT program meetings take a break for the summer –

Our next meeting will be 1:30 p.m. September 8, 2015 at Riverside Nature Center

Rufus Stephens will build on his presentation last spring, discussing Native Plants instead of Common Exotics for Wildscaping including suggestions of specific native plants that are useful in this context.

 


The Summer 2015 NICE! Plant is Turk’s CapTurk's CapSee the NICE! page to read about Turk’s Cap and growing tips.   Be sure to check out the list of previous NICE plants on this page for additional garden ideas.

 


There will be a Texas Pollinator PowWow in Kerrville September 19-20, 2015!

You can go to their website: http://www.texaspollinatorpowwow.org/ to learn more about this organization and see the plans for the upcoming PowWow.  If you are interested in helping to prepare or staff a NPSOT exhibit table at the PowWow, please let us know via the Contact Form.


The 2015 NPSOT Annual Symposium will be October 15-18 in Austin. You can learn more about the meeting and see the agenda at the symposium website: http://npsot.org/wp/symposium2015/


 

 Why native plants?


(Hover over the poster above to stop the slideshow; use arrows left and right or buttons above to navigate)

– The poster series “Why Native Plants?” was created by the Kerrville Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas for the Exhibit “Wildflowers and other Natives,” displayed at the Riverside Nature Center during the spring and summer of 2014.

 


IMG_0824The Kerrville Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas maintains two native plant beds at the Riverside Nature Center. These gardens provide demonstrations of landscaping with native plants.  Please visit them to get ideas for your own landscaping and to enjoy whatever may be blooming when you visit.

Help Preserve the Health and Beauty of the Hill Country–
GET TO KNOW NATIVE PLANTS…and NURTURE THEM!