Welcome

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


 Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, May 12 at 1:30 p.m.

This meeting is the annual membership meeting at which next year’s officers will be elected. The meeting program will focus on the NPSOT gardens at the Riverside Nature Center and other new and exciting things going on in the gardens at the nature center. Please go to the Meetings and Events page for all the details!


The Spring 2015 NICE! Plant is “Milkweed”Butterfly weed

See the NICE! page to read about milkweeds that you can grow to support Monarch butterflies


Spring Field TripsTX wildflower pic 2

The Boerne Chapter of NPSOT has invited us to join their field trip to Love Creek Preserve on May 1. For more information and to see reservation information for this trip, click here.

On May 9 in the morning, Kerrville NPSOT will visit a ranch near Fredericksburg to see and identify spring flowers. More info here.


 

 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.


NPSOT table Fall 2014Anne Brown, Edna Platte, Shannon Smith, and Linda Bullard staff our table at the Fall Native Plant Sale and Festival at Riverside Nature Center the first weekend in October.


 

Native Plants To GoSandra and Scott Magee’s free downloadable books may be accessed at http://csmapps.webs.com/.  To learn more, click here.


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!