Peckerwood Insiders’ Tours

Join us and experience Peckerwood Garden in a new way! One tour will be held the morning of the first Saturday of each month. Times may vary with season.  Guests Purchase tickets here: http://goo.gl/3G6qG0 Member’s register here: http://vols.pt/XQm5Lo About the tours. Unlike our general Open Day tours, Director of Horticulture Adam Black or a knowledgeable docent will highlight a…

Second Annual Taking Root Luncheon a Success

The Peckerwood Garden Conservation Foundation celebrated the 2015 season with its second annual “Taking Root” luncheon, held on October 15th at the Bayou Club in Houston.  Jill Whitten and Chris Knapp chaired the sold-out event, which raised more than $50,000 to support the garden. Guest speaker landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh spoke about the influence…

Second Annual Taking Root Luncheon: The Buzz Magazine

Second Annual Taking Root Luncheon   (From left) Christopher Knapp, Jill Whitten, Sarah Newbery, John Fairey, Thomas Woltz. Peckerwood Garden Conservation Foundation (PGCF) presents its second annual Taking Root luncheon on Oct. 15. This year’s keynote speaker is Michael Van Valkenburgh, President & CEO of Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc. (MVVA). Based in Brooklyn, NY and Cambridge,…

Peckerwood Garden Foundation and the ICAA present author Caroline Seebohm in an illustrated talk about her new book:

Rescuing Eden: Preserving America’s Historic Gardens Caroline Seebohm, author Photographs by Curtice Taylor Published by The Monacelli Press Thursday, November 5, 6 -8 pm Canopy: 3939 Montrose Blvd, Houston Admission:  $20/$15 PGCF and ICAA members, includes refreshments 6 pm   Cocktails 7 pm   Presentation and book signing Memberships available online or at the door. Rescuing Eden…

Rites of Spring at Peckerwood Garden

Rites of Spring at Peckerwood Garden COME AND CELEBRATE THE BIRTH OF SPRING here at Peckerwood garden with a dinner prepared by nationally recognized chef Monica Pope. The evening will begin with a walk in the garden with guides to share their knowledge of the diverse plant collections, followed by custom cocktails and visiting with…