Monday, February 28, 2011
THE GARDEN BLOG HAS MOVED!
It's bigger, better, and more colorful!
Please visit our new blog at http://www.clarkgardens.org/home/garden-blog.html.
This blog will be maintained as an archive, but all new posts will be made on the new site.
Thank you for stopping by and we hope you enjoy the new blog.
Monday, February 7, 2011
CRAZY FOR DUCKS
I’ve been thinking a lot about ducks lately. Did you know that people are actually raising ducks in their residential backyards? I know, crazy, right? It’s the latest thing in sustainable living.
I recently learned an abundance of information about ducks while researching beneficial critters for our Spring Festival at Clark Gardens. Expert Permaculturist Elizabeth Samudio of Fort Worth, Texas, actually prefers ducks over chickens for their ability to provide eggs, meat and elimination of unwanted bugs like mosquitoes, snails, and slugs. Elizabeth will be one of our guest speakers at our Spring Festival this year on the last weekend of March.
Ducks don’t tear up the yard like chickens do and contrary to what you might think; they don’t need a pond or a lake to be happy. A plastic baby pool in the backyard will suffice. Ducks are excellent family pets. When raised from ducklings, they bond to the family ...
Friday, February 4, 2011
It is definately winter at Clark Gardens. The snow was beautiful this morning, the sun is shining and more smiles can be found. Here's some pics I thought you might enjoy!!
Me and my Shadow Finally the sun is shining
(Blue Heron on Emerald Lake)
Canadian geese to the swan: And you think you were cold!!
"It's not cold, just put one foot in at a time"
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
GREAT HOLIDAY GIFTS
Looking for that perfect gift? Memberships to Clark Gardens make great holiday gifts for aunts, grandparents, teachers, and neighbors. During the month of December we have TWO specials: Purchase a Clark Garden membership and while supplies last we will include our beautiful 12 month 2011 Clark Gardens wall calendar (that is a $12.00 value added gift).
Clark Gardens is a participating merchant with Mineral Wells Chamber Shop Local and Win!!! We are offering a doorbuster to all participating shoppers--buy one membership and get a second membership (at the same level) for half price. What a deal!! Offer expires on Thursday, December 23. (for the half price membership you must be a participant in the Mineral Wells Shop Local and Win)
Come out to the Holiday Festival, enjoy the lights, hayride, reindeer, and Santa and complete your holiday shopping!!
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
AMANDA SHIRES PERFORMING AT BARKING ROCKS
This Saturday, November 20th Barking Rocks Winery in Granbury is hosting a great concert. The concert will feature Amanda Shires, a local Mineral Wells girl gone Nashville, and Rod Picott. The concert starts at 7:00 pm. Call for reservations 8175790007. Many of our Clark Gardens followers met Tiberia, the owner of Barking Rocks, at last years Spring Festival. Tiberia brought along some delicious wine and he was officially adopted into the Clark Gardens family.
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