2017 - 2018 Calendar

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
          Board Meeting -  Susan Center
          4421 Edmondson

Monday, August 28, 2017
          Writer's Garden Announcement Party
          10045 Surrey Oaks Dr

Thursday, September 14, 2017
          Board Meeting / Camp House
          Dallas Arboretum
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
         Fall General Meeting / Allison Brodnax & Dixie Marshall
         New Member Welcome /Regina Bruce
         Location: The Mansion on Turtle Creek

September 24 – November 23    
Autumn at the Arboretum

 Thursday, October 12, 2017                   
          Board Meeting - Kathie King
          Location: 4400 Rheims Place
Monday, October 30, 2017                  
          A Writer’s Garden Patron Event
Thursday, November 2, 2017                  
          A Writer’s Garden / Kay Weeks & Susan Adzick
          Symposium and Luncheon
         “Authentic Texas! Gardens and Food”
          Location: Rosine Hall
November 6 – January 8              
Twelve Days of Christmas  
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Mad Hatter's Tea Reveal Party
Location: TOOTSIE's 8300 Preston Road

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 
Please join us 9 am until noon, as we help plant our very own, "A Woman's Garden".  Please dress for planting and bring your favorite garden gloves. Afterwards, we will gather for a dutch treat lunch at Degolyer Cafe.  
Please click on the link below to sign up.
Questions?  Please call Robin Moss Norcross, 214-662-9133 or

Tuesday, December 5, 2017                   
          Winter Meeting / Amanda Waring
          Founders Award / Dyann Skelton
          Location: Lakewood Country Club
Thursday, January 11, 2018                     
          Board Meeting - Amity Gillespie

February 25 – April 9 Dallas Blooms

Thursday, April 12, 2018                           
          Mad Hatters Tea / Venise Stuart
          Location: Rosine Hall

Tuesday, April 17, 2018                             
          Board Meeting 
          Suzanne Guthrie
          6945 Lyre Lane

Thursday, April 19, 2018  Volunteer Day 
Please join us 9:30 am until 11:30 am, as we help plant in our very own, "A Woman's Garden".  Please dress for planting and bring your favorite garden gloves. Afterwards, we will gather for a dutch treat lunch at Degolyer Cafe.  

Questions?  Please call Robin Moss Norcross, 214-662-9133 or

 Tuesday, April 24, 2018                             
          Annual Membership Meeting
Nancy Connor & Dorothea Meltzer

          Location: Rosine Hall
Tuesday, May 15, 2018                           
          Board Meeting - Marsha Dowler
          All Notebooks/Folders due
            All Volunteer Hours due

Wednesday, June 20 - Sunday, June 24, 2018 
Newport Flower Show, Newport, Rhode Island
(Contact:  Sarah Andry at



 Cottages: Smart & Small
The Newport Flower Show
June 20-24, 2018
Join the WCDABG for a once in a lifetime opportunity to step back into time.
The Newport Flower Show Highlights
Friday and Saturday, enjoy an elegant luncheon with the speaker and have the opportunity to learn from the uniquely talented lecturers. Friday evening we will attend the Festive Opening Night Gala at Rosecliff.
You'll definitely want to be a part of this much-anticipated festive event that kicks off the Newport summer season!
Enjoy an exciting buffet dinner, in the VIP only tent, on the lawn while admiring the fresh floral arrangements and horticultural extravaganzas. Special entertainment and plenty of surprises await you as well!
Shopping at the Oceanside Boutiques and the Gardeners' Marketplace at the Newport Flower Show is a much-anticipated Newport tradition.  We will attend the Flower Show to enjoy the exhibits, but also to shop among fine vendors for garden accessories, as well as clothing, jewelry, gifts and decorative items for your home.
Tours will include The Breakers, Rough Point (Doris Duke), The Elms, Green Animal Topiary Garden and Blue Garden (a private garden only opened in 2014 to people affiliated with garden design, horticulture, historic preservation or landscape architecture.)
We will eat at wonderful restaurants like the Black Pearl, Cliff House and the oldest tavern continuously in business The White Horse Tavern. 
Airfare is not included, you should make your own travel arrangements. We fly into Boston – Wednesday, June 20, AA 1202 8:50 am-1:32 pm. Take a bus to Newport and return on Sunday, June 24, AA 157 4:12-7:16 pm.
Our accommodations are at the Hotel Newport Marriott, a premier waterfront location right in the middle of everything ideal for shopping.
Cost approximately $2,600.00 pp. Husbands and friends welcome.  There is an additional supplement charge for single rooms. We are still waiting for confirmation on the bus and tours package.  Deposit to hold your place - $1,000.00
For more information please contact:
Sarah Andry - (214) 543-3621 or email