Fellowship - Education

Our Purpose:  To promote the hobby of gardening and horticultural pursuits in general; to provide a place for the exchange of ideas and information; to encourage discussion with others of similar interests; to interact with youth to teach appreciation of horticulture and to impart knowledge and skills; to encourage and promote the preservation and improvement of the environment.

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Speaker Spotlight, July

John Hunt

'Greenhouses Galore'

Personal Statement

John Hunt is a Garden Coach, Landscape Consultant, Master Gardener, member of the Gardeners of America and Garden Writers Association. He is a horticulturist and has written more than 100 original articles for newspapers, magazines and newsletters and is a pressed botanical artist. John started his horticultural education about 30 years ago. He now creates framed botanical art, grows vegetables, cats, a dog, plus trees, tropical and semi-tropical plants and gives seminars.

CERTIFICATIONS
TEXAS MASTER GARDENER, Dallas County
Greenhouse Specialist


RECOGNITION & AWARDS for volunteer work:

Co-host “Garden Talk” Radio Show 990Am, 2004 - 2005

Richland College Outstanding Achievement in education, leadership & community 2002-2003

Silver Spade Award for recruiting 2000, Golden Spade Award 2007*

Recognition for Outstanding Leadership & Service 2004*

Spade Award 2000, 2001, 2002 Gardeners of America

Green Quill Award for Garden Writing 2005*

Creativity Award 2000 & 2003 Gardeners of America

Bronze Medal for Outstanding Achievement 1994, 2001, 2002*

Bronze Medal for Horticulture 1996*

 

member of and/or works with following horticulture organizations (includes offices held):

Member of the Garden Writers Association, American Horticulture Society

Life member of The Gardeners of America, Men’s Garden Clubs of America

Life member First Men’s Garden Club of Dallas* – (Past President)

Member – Urban Forestry Advisory Committee

Dallas Citizen Forester

Dallas County Master Gardeners (Speaker’s Bureau)

Dallas Arboretum – (Assisted in developing the Hardy Palm and Tropical Collection)

Spring Flower & Garden Show

Arlington Calloways

June 4, 2016


The show is open to all members; You can enter Potted Plants, Cut Flower Specimens, Vegetables, Fruits, and Nuts, Home Canned Fruits and Vegetables. Jams, Jellies, Preserves, Relishes and Sauces. Herb Vinegars and Oils Dried Home-Grown Foods and Herbs. This is an opportunity to show off your products and to help educate the public. Show schedules and identification label entry cards will be available at the May meeting. The show rules can be found below under “Useful links” and click on “AMGC Rules and Show Schedule. . . “. You can see the rules and categories information posted there.

Entries will be received at the announced location in Arlington, Texas, Saturday from 8:00 to 9:30 A.M. Judging will be Saturday from 10:30 to 1:30 P.M. Show will be open to the public, after completion of judging until approximately 4:00 P.M.

 

Speaker Spotlight, June


CAROLYN ROZIER,

'Secret Lives of Plants'

PERSONAL STATEMENT
Grandmothers who were avid gardeners introduced Carolyn to gardening and she developed a lifelong need to be growing something in the garden. After becoming a Dallas County Master Gardener in 2002 Carolyn became fascinated with insects and took the specialist training in entomology.

CERTIFICATIONS
TEXAS MASTER GARDENER, Dallas County
Entomology Specialist
Texas Master Naturalist
Certificate in Plant Propagation from Texas Discovery Gardens

RECOGNITION & AWARDS for volunteer work:
Recognized for work at Texas Discovery Gardens in the Earthkeepers program

EDUCATION
BS University of Missouri
MS, PhD University of Oklahoma


Useful Links (click each to view)

Interested in joining AMGC? Use the Contact Us form on this web site and we will have a membership coordinator contact you. We would like to invite you to attend our next meeting! Membership Dues, Individual:  National - $15, Local - $10, Total - $25/year Family:  National - $23, Local - $10, Total - $33/year

Membership Information

Latest News

Show your support by participating in this year's Spring Flower & Garden Show at the Arlington Calloway's on South Cooper on Saturday, June 4! Details in the column to the right!


BRING A FRIEND TO OUR NEXT MEETING!


If you have not paid  your annual dues ($25), please mail to Roy Schemensky, 1903 Alpaca Ct, Arlington, Texas 76001.

2016 Meetings

​​June 20

​July 18

​August 15


Meeting Time
:  7:00pm Location:  Bob Duncan Community Center 2800 S Center St Arlington, TX

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*Club meets the third Monday of each month.