Hello, Prairie Rose Members,
We are going to decorate our Native Plant Garden for Christmas and we would love to have some help. Bring on your natives and join us with hanging the green & decorating our agave Christmas tree. You don’t need to buy a thing. Just bring your imagination and scour your yards and /or property for any plant matter that could be used as a decoration. Date: November 18
Time: 8:00 a.m. Place: Native Plant Garden on the Square next to the Museum. What to Bring: Gloves, any tools you might need i.e. hand pruners florist wire, baling wire, wire cutters, & scissors.
Christmas Lights. Ladders all sizes, especially 1 or 2– 10 ft plus for agave stalks. Materials for Decorating: native grasses, leaves and seedheads, Purple thistles, Carolina Snailseed,
Possumhaw Holly branches, Vine–strands with leaves and red berries.
Bois d’arc, Dock seedheads, Buckeye seed pods (fruit), Broomweed , Cattails, Prickly Pear Tunas, Soapberry berries, Cedar branches, other dried interesting seed heads.We will work all we can on Saturday and may schedule another work session early the following week to finish decorating by Friday Nov. 24. Come join the fun and be a part of our work crew!
Mon, November 27, 6:00pm – 6:30pm Somervell County Citizen’s Center
Join Johnson County Herb Society’s Pat Kriener to make herbal vinegars with common herbs (and if there are any tasty natives available, we’ll try those, too!). These make great gifts as well as taste great! Pat will provide all the materials necessary, but you may want to bring your own gift labels!
October Plant Sale.
The Prairie Rose NPSOT had their fall plant sale in October . The week of October the 15th thru the 22nd has been designated Native Plant Week for the State of Texas since 2009 and it became official this year.We had nice weather and good sales. We had set up next to the Community Garden and this week end we be there for another event for “Christmas”.