Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Special Planning Meeting



 Attendees:
Bonnie Buhl, Norma and Edward Chiaramonte, Debbie Haluch, Liz and Tom Hearn, Ellen and Mark Jones, Dennis O'Connor, Cathy and Carl Oland, Alma Rielly, Louise and Karl Rugaard, Ann and Ken Sansbury, Dale Smothers, Tracy, and Dave Walker.

 

Speaker: Members

 

TOPIC:

The August meeting was a special called dinner meeting to elect new officer and discuss the future of the Garden Club.

 


VOTE - Norma requested $250 donation to be made to Cy-Fair Fire.

Motion approved by Ann Sansbury and Second by Ellen Jones

 

VOTE - Liz Hearn to become new President and signee on Cypress Creek Lakes Garden Club Frost Bank Account.

Ruth Westra to be removed as President and from Frost Bank Account.

Tracy Walker to remain as Secretary and as signee on Cypress Creek Lakes Garden Club Frost Bank.

All those in favor "yea" - ALL

All those opposed to the motion "nay" - NONE

 Treasurer’s Report - Treasurer's Report was previously emailed to all members, and copies available at meeting, acknowledged by all.

 

Old Business:

Junior Garden Event updates

 

New Business:

We will continue share table

Butterfly Haven needs Power washing. Waiting Quote from Stone Creation. Ann Volunteered Ken or Dennis.

Need cost to raise the stone/marker on Butterfly Haven - been 12 years.

 

Our Next Meeting will be Sept 12th at Cypress Creek Community Center.

Tracy Walker to bring Door Prizes - Tracy Walker to bring Refreshments






Saturday, April 30, 2022

Jr Gardening Event

 Getting ready for Mother's Day





























 

Monday, April 11, 2022

April General Meeting

 Attendees: Norma Chiaramonte, Debbie Haluch, Ellie and Dennis O’Connor, Mike Owens, Alma Rielly, Louise Rugaard, Dale Smothers, Irma Uyeda, Tracy Walker. Two Guest, Melissa Rose and Beth Morrisset (Louise's Mom) 

Speaker: Marti and Gregg Graves from the Lone Star Chapter of the American Hibiscus Society. 

TOPIC: Hibiscus, next show event - Lone Star Hibiscus Society Show & Sale, Hibiscus Sale & Show Free Admission, 1 – 4 pm, Saturday, May 7. Sugar Land Knights of Columbus St. Basil Hall 702 Burney Rd. next to St. Theresa Catholic Church Minutes - 

March Minutes –we dispensed with reading of the minutes. 

Motion was made by Norma Chiaramonte and seconded by Mike Owens. 

Treasurer’s Report - Treasurer's Report was previously emailed to all members and approved by all. 

Old Business: 

● Moon Walk - Voted against 

● Junior Garden Event updates 

New Business: 

● Gardens will be planted April 23rd, both at 8:30. 

● The Junior Garden Event will be April 30 from 10-2. Set up at 9am - please join us to help if you can Norma will be getting the firetruck. There was discussion about getting a Moonwalk but was not approved due to liability. 

● Members are free to take items from the share table and also to speak about any items they brought. 

● Kyle will be donating $200 worth of plants 


Our Next Meeting will be May 9th at Cypress Creek Community Center. 

Louise Rugaard to bring Door Prizes - 

Tracy Walker to bring Refreshments 

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

March General Meeting

 

Those in attendance: Ann Sansbury, Irma Uyeda, Ruth Westra, Dave Mausolf, Marcia Mausolf, Dale Smothers, Alma Rielly, Norma Chiaramonte, Cathy Oland and Debbie Haluch

Kyle Franklin was our guest speaker.  His topic was Spring Sprinklers, Ants and Plants






Monday, February 14, 2022

February General Meeting

 Attendees: Norma Charmointe, Debbie Haluch, Ellen and Mark Jones, Mike Owens, Dale Smothers, Ann Sansbury, Ruth Westra, Tracy Walker, Alma Rielly, Irma Uyeda. 

Visiting Attendees: Guest of Ruth Westra 

Speaker: Debbie Haluch Topic: Suburban Backyard Vegetable Farming 





Refreshments:
Alma Rielly





Minutes– January Meeting Minutes –we dispensed with reading of the minutes. Motion was made by Norma Charmointe and seconded by Mark Jones 

Treasurer’s Report - Treasurer read the expenditure and income report. Tracy Walker has documentation on file for all to view. 

Old Business

  • Signage List of individual committees that need to sign up 

New Business: Junior Event was discussed and a planning date will be advised. 

  • Donations to District IV - Voted against 
  • Butterfly Repair - Mike Owens discussed another option to get it repaired 

Share Table: We had many great plants and other items to share. 

EVENTS: Volunteers need for Reach Unlimited on Cypress North Houston - Charity - Ruth

Next Meeting: March 14th with Kyle Franklin


Monday, January 10, 2022

January General Meeting Minutes

   





Attendees:
Norma Charmointe, Debbie Haluch, Marcia and David Mausolf, Ellie and Dennis O’Connor, Mike Owens, Dale Smothers, Michelle Sobczak, Ruth Westra, Tracy Walker, Alma Rielly, Irma Uyeda. 

Visiting Attendees: Kelley Pritchard, Jessica and Max Prado, Joshua Bryant, Kristen Molen, Jennifer Doyle.


Speaker: Stephanie and Mike Howlett of PetFlyTrap.com    They brought a large variety of carnivorous plants with demonstrations of each type.  To be carnivorous, the plant must be able to attract it's prey, develop a method of containing prey and digesting it.

Topic: Carnivorous plants.




Minutes December Meeting Minutes –we dispensed with reading of the minutes. Motion was made by Norma Charmointe and seconded by Mike Owens 

Treasurer’s Report - Treasurer read the expenditure and income report. Tracy Walker has documentation on file for all to view. 

Old Business: 

Christmas Party 

Planting of the Garden November 13th 

List of individual committees that need to sign up 

New Business: Debbie brought to our attention that one of the wings from the Large butterfly signage at the Butterfly on the Brazos garden had been damaged. The group is now looking for a welder to get this fixed. 


Share Table
: We had many great plants and other items to share. 

EVENTS: Reach Unlimited on Cypress North Houston have milkweed and pollinator plants for sale. 

Next meeting: Monday, Feb 14th at 7pm