Sunshine Garden Club

  • Contact: Susanne Ulrich, Brenda Crothers, Glenna Boardman, Terry DeBackere and Sue Swidryk

  • Meets: 2nd Tuesday each Month (Nov thru Mar) @ 6:30 PM

  • Location: Library

  • Details:

    • Do you have an interest in gardening?

    • We will be putting together meetings for our Sunshine residents/renters to celebrate the love of gardening.

    • Together we can have fun taking care of some of the community gardens, organize plant or seed swaps, garden tours and especially tap into the Sunshine resident's knowledge of specifically how to garden.

    • This will be a volunteer group with no dues or officers. The sky is the limit. Stay tuned.

News & Events

Sent 2022-03-06: Reminder of Garden Club Tuesday, March 8 - 

Garden Club News

Welcome to all residents/renters to The Garden Club Event, Tuesday, March 8th at 6:30pm in Retzlaff Hall.
Topic of interest:  Best RGV Plants for your landscape.
Special guest speaker is a Master Gardener from Cameron County Extension Office, in San Benito.
Coffee, tea, bars and cookies will be available. See you Tuesday evening.     Thank you, Susanne

Sent 2022-02-06: REMINDER, Garden Club - 

Sunshine Garden Club  -  New Meeting Time: 6:30 - 7:30 pm.  -  February 8th in the library.
We will have a Social at 6:15 with treats and coffee.
Very interesting and informative topic for the night is "Cut Flower Arrangements" and tips of the trade by Terry DeBackere, florist.   *** Covid precautions will be in place. ***
Thank you, Sunshine Garden Club (by Susanne Ulrich)

Sent 2022-02-02: Garden Cleanup Day Postponed - 

​Monday, February 7th looks like rain and a high of 52.  I will search out a better day once our chances of frost will be gone.   Thank you all for offering to help.     Susanne Ulrich 

Newsletter 2022-02: 
New Meeting Time: 6:30 - 7:30 pm.   February 8th in the library.

Very interesting and informative topic for the night is "Cut Flower Arrangements" with our very own Terry DeBackere.


*Community volunteers needed.

I am planning a garden cleanup day on Monday, February 7th, meet at gazebo at 10:00am.  Inclement weather will cancel. Area's we will focus on is the plantings around the gazebo and the community office garden. Tasks will include, weeding, deadheading, planting seeds and rearranging of small plants. I have a few tools, but feel free to bring what you may have. Your help will be greatly appreciated.  Thank you.     Susanne Ulrich

Sent 2021-11-05: SUNSHINE GARDEN CLUB - 

If you like or find gardening interesting come join us Tuesday, Nov. 9th, 7:00pm in the library.  All residents/renters are invited. Topic of evening is container planting. Looking forward to fun, prizes and desserts.

Susanne Ulrich     Garden Club