Riveroaks Garden Club

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River Oaks Garden Club

The purpose of River Oaks Garden Club is to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening, to share the advantages of association by means of educational meetings, conferences, correspondence and publications, and to restore, improve, and protect the quality of the environment through educational programs and action in the fields of conservation and civic improvement.


Jan 15, 2015
Sadie Gwin Blackburn Environmental Seminar

The 2015 Sadie Gwin Environmental Seminar will feature Cabell Cox. Cabell is a LEED accredited professional and has worked on landscape architecture, fine gardening and land management projects throughout Virginia.

Mar 6-8, 2015
Azalea Trail

Azalea is the name given to the various spectacular flowering shrubs (genus Rhododendron) of the Heath family that are in full bloom each spring in Houston, Texas. These showy flowers flourish at seven Houston locations in varying shades of pink, purple, white, red, and yellow and are a magnificent sight to behold.

Apr 28-29, 2015

Florescence is one of the largest competitive national flower shows sanctioned by the Garden Club of America in the United States, presented by The Garden Club of Houston, River Oaks Garden Club, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Oct 16-17, 2015
Pink Elephant Sale

Hi! I'm Petunia! My Pink Elephant Friends and I invite you to Houston's Oldest Rummage Sale!

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Bayou Bend Gardens

The heavily wooded 14 acres along Buffalo Bayou include eight formal gardens. Each is unique in its own way. Three of these are named for a statue of a goddess and muse that presides over their area, Clio, Diana and Euturpe. The other gardens are named White, East, Butterfly and Carla.


The historic Forum of Civics building and gardens are available for special functions and wedding receptions. Built in 1910 and owned by the River Oaks Garden Club since 1942, the Forum of Civics building is of recognized historical significance and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Its gardens provide valuable green space in the heart of the city and are open to the public free of charge.

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2503 Westheimer • Houston, TX 77098
Phone 713.523.2483 • Fax 713.523.4306
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