Thursday, July 1, 2010
CRAPE MYRTLES - MEMBERSHIP - FALL SCHEDULE
posted by admin at 19:58 || under Monthly Newsletters
Crape Myrtle"The Lilac of the South"
Dynamite Crape Myrtle
Crape Myrtles are a popular choice for gardeners. They require very little maintenance and provide beautiful color in the heat of the summer. Crape Myrtles are most popular in the south, gaining the nickname the lilac of the south, but are enjoyed by gardeners across the country. Their scientific term, Lagerstroemia, was coined in 1759 in order to honor Magnus von Lagerstroem, an avid naturalist. The common name in America, Crape Myrtle, is derived from the crape-like appearance of the flower.
The Crape Myrtle was introduced to Charleston, South Carolina from China and Korea, in the late 1700's by the French botanist Andre Michaux. Today there is a crape myrtle to fill every landscape need, from specimen type trees to fast growing dwarf types. In the United States it can be seen anywhere south of USDA Zone 6, doing best and avoiding fungal ...
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
GIFT IDEAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS 2009
posted by admin at 10:02 || under Monthly Newsletters
The Clark Gardens' 2010 calendars are in! The calendars feature photographs taken by the winners of this years' photography contest. Enjoy a different image of the Gardens each month. Calendars are $13 each or 2 for $20, and are available for purchase in the Gift Shop at the Park entrance.
Give a lasting gift to someone or treat yourself and your family with a membership to Clark Gardens. Memberships are available at the admission gate or by calling Clark Gardens at 940.682.4856. Memberships are tax deductible.
Core Benefits for all levels of membership:
Free admission to the Garden.
Free admission at over 200 other public gardens nationwide through American Horticulture Society's reciprocal admission program.
Invitations to member-Only events.
Discounts to classes, workshops, and events.
E-Bulletin updates with current Garden news and events.
10% discount on purchases in the Garden Shop.
Many membership types are available, for individuals, couples and families, as well as business memberships. For more ...