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Native Plant Society of Texas

Fredericksburg Chapter


2023 Introducing Native Plants, our monthly newletter by Deborah Simmons, President Fredericksburg chapter NPSOT


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September 2023 Plant Natives   This month’s speaker, Peggy Sechrist, is an organic rancher, certified in holistic land management.//  Plant Sale coming up end of the month. Make plans now. Fall is coming. Plan for Spring.

August 2023 Plant Natives   The chapter has applied for free trees. We’ll know in October. Autumn is coming. Hold on. This month Deborah Simmons will introduce us to a woodland ecosystem even in a small space.

July 2023 Plant Natives  Harvest seeds for the Cross Mtn. project. Eroded area in the park need our help. Plan ahead for the plant sale end of Septemer. Deedy Wright, founding member of the New Braunfels chapter is the July speaker.

June Fredericksburg Plant Natives  Doss Ranch Tour riparian management. Board meetings are open to member attendance

May Fredericksburg Plant Natives Have a conversation with your land.  Our speaker this month will guide our vision: Robert Edmondson from the Texas Forest Service.

April Fredericksburg Plant Natives   The heartfelt nature of effort shines through in volunteer work. Linda Ross and Kim Lewis plant and tend a landscape at the PO designed by Kathy Lyles in 2015.

March Fredericksburg Plant Natives   Spring is on its way: Agarita blossoms, green buds on everything. John Huecksteadt, longtime member and former President of our NPSOT chapter, passed away on February 12, 2023 at age 80

February Fredericksburg Plant Natives     Spring is coming! Invitation to become visible to the community – an important task for Native Plant members

January Fredericksburg Plant Natives   Welcome by Deborah Simmons, the new Fredericksburg chapter of NPSOT ; Introducing Barbara Romano, the new secretary on the Board of Directors.

Echoes From the Past is the  history of our chapter archived in the chapter’s newsletter. It is frequently in the voice of the residing president and reflects the vision of those boards of directors. We hope you will be able to refresh your own vision in walking with the pioneers of the Fredericksburg chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas.