|What's New At VEG!!
that you WILL want to see out at
VCMGA's Victoria Educational Gardens...
|Uploaded Week of April 5, 2010
The Chinese Fringe Tree growing in the middle of the Sensory Area in The Children's Garden is full of beautiful white blooms
|Uploaded Week of April 12, 2010
No photo can capture the delicacy of this beautiful small tree called Eve's Necklace in the Xeriscape Area on the East Side of the Officer's Club at VEG.
|Uploaded Week of May 3, 2010
The Hidden Ginger by the Koi Pond is exciting to see.
|Uploaded Week of July 18
Please come and see the Pavers for Military Honors Area and Friends and Family at VEG. The pavers were installed in July. Thanks to Brynn Lee for coordinating this project.
Thanks to Linda Lees for the photos. SEE PHOTOS
|UPLOADED WEEK OF JANUARY 09, 2011
Everyone in VCMGA and lots of folks in the community and surrounding area are excited about the completion of Victoria Educational Gardens and Pavilion. Please CLICK to see a special page about VEG and VEG Pavilion Usage and CLICK HERE for a ppt presentation to load about VEG and VEG Pavilion.
|UPLOADED WEEK OF FEBRUARY 20, 2011
A new historical marker sign was dedicated at Victoria Educational Gardens in front of the patio at the Officer's Club at Victoria Regional Airport on Saturday, February 18.
|UPLOADED WEEK OF MARCH 24, 2011
Spring has sprung and Victoria Educational Gardens are blooming with new life. Along with the annual reseeding bluebonnets, we have a new Children's Memorial Area near the entrance to VEG. There are also new birdhouses, frogs and mushrooms added to the Birding Area.
|UPLOADED WEEK OF APRIL 18, 2011
VCMGA members have been working in full force on the construction of a NEW Daylily Bed, a Zen Garden Area, and the Texas Superstar Area (which is a project of the class of 2010.) In these photos you will also see the blooms of a Red Hot Poker Plant, beautiful new VEGGIES, a Pipevine Swallowtail Caterpillar chomping on the pipevine, and A MYSTERY DAYLILY. Can anyone help identify this beautiful yellow daylily?
|UPLOADED WEEK OF APRIL 25, 2011
Welcome...come out to VEG soon. You will see many changes in the Daylily Area and you will also see the progress on the NEW Texas Superstar Plant Area which was constructed by the Class of 2010. VCMGA members have also reconstructed the water pond in the Sensory Area. Pictured below are FOUR splendid looking daylilies photographed by Brynn Lee and also the NEW Superstar Area and Sensory Pond.
|UPLOADED WEEK OF May 23
Welcome...come out to VEG soon. Barbara has been working diligently on painting the Water Harvesting Tank by the Rose Arbor. You can see her beautiful tropical "work of art" here. You must see it for real.
Also, there is a beautiful Ligularia Shade Plant in the Shade Area according the Nancy Zaplac, chair of those classes in charge there (Transfers, 97, 98, 99)
There are some wonderful ornamental grasses in the area over by the LARGE wind chimes. Check them out!
|UPLOADED WEEK OF NOVEMBER 20 ~
Welcome...it's like a SECOND Spring out at VEG these days. My husband told me I was acting like a "kid in a candy store" when I saw all the butterflies in our FALL gardens at VEG.
Also, there is a beautiful Ligularia Shade Plant AGAIN in the Shade Area...thanks to these classes (Transfers, 97, 98, 99)
There are also some beautiful TEXAS SUPERSTARS in the SUPERSTAR area...LOOK for a NEW sign in that area soon!!!
|UPLOADED WEEK OF JANUARY 22 ~
Find some beautiful Calmondins in the Vegetable Garden at VEG. Read some fo the current literature from Aggie Horticulture. VEG Volunteers have started the New Year with a band and enjoy their time working together. The NEW Bulb Area is shaping up as seen in the photo of the Freesia. Gazania are great for winter color.
|UPLOADED WEEK OF APRIL 1 ~
A new bulb bed at VEG has been shaping up nicely, including Snowflakes, freesia, ground orchid, blood lily, Red and yellow spider lilies (Lycoris). Other areas of VEG include, White spider lily, iris, crinum, amaryllis. Come out to keep an eye on these special bulbs as they grow and change during the year. Thanks to Brynn Lee for the photos and beautiful article.
|UPLOADED WEEK OF July 1
Five beautiful new photos of our really gorgeous hibiscus were taken by Brynn Lee on Thursday, July 6, during one of our weekly workdays, which are every Monday and Thursday. You can come out and find master gardeners working on these days and bring us those questions that bother you so...about those things you just have to know. We'll be glad to answer what we can or help you find an answer.