Schedule & Calendar of Events
The St. Louis Water Gardening Society
The St. Louis Water Gardening Society will hold most of its meetings at the Missouri Botanical Garden's Ridgway Center in the Beaumont Room the third Tuesday of the month. The Missouri Botanical Garden is located at 4344 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63110. The Beaumont room is on your right immediately after you enter Ridgway Center (main visitors' center). Free parking is available on the Garden parking lots. Need directions? Find them here. When there is a major event at the botanical garden, we will hold our meetings in the Missouri Botanical Garden's nearby Commerce Bank Educational Center (CBEC), at 4651 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63110. Our annual banquet will, once again, be held at the Jewel Box in Forest Park.
Meetings begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted in the listings. Our meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome. More specific information about the next meeting and program will be contained in our monthly newsletter, Water
Word. Missing topics and speakers will be posted as we know them.
January 17 (Beaumont) "Our Japanese Koi Trip" by Rick Jokerst. This is the THIRD TUESDAY of January.
February 21 (Beaumont) "Winter Birds" by Birds Unlimited. This is the THIRD TUESDAY of February.
March 21 (Beaumont) "Care and Propagation of Water Plants"
by Steve Hogenmiller of Tower Grove Park. This is the THIRD TUESDAY of MARCH.
April 18 (Beaumont) Plant Auction. This is the THIRD TUESDAY of APRIL.
May 16 (CBEC Dogwood Room) "Water Quality in Ponds" by Bob Passovoy. This is the THIRD TUESDAY of MAY.
June 20 (Beaumont) POR Host Meeting 6:00-6:45 prior to the regular SLWGS meeting.
June 20 (Beaumont) "All About Orchids" by Carol Gravens. This is the THIRD TUESDAY of June.
June 24-25 (St. Louis Metro Area) 17th Annual Pond-O-Rama, pond and garden tour, open to the public. Each membership gets two free tickets.
July 18 (Beaumont) "Rain Gardens" by Ned Siegel. This is the THIRD TUESDAY of JULY.
August 15 (Jewel Box) SLWGS Banquet with speaker Mike Hernandez, the inventor of "Tomigai" fish food. This is the THIRD TUESDAY of AUGUST.
September 19 (CBEC Rooms 126/127) "Filtration: Options and Pitfalls" by Dr. Bob Passovoy. This is the THIRD TUESDAY of SEPTEMBER.
September 30 (St. Louis Metro Area) 13th Annual Tiki Tour, a members-only event. This is the LAST SATURDAY of SEPTEMBER.
October 17 (Beaumont) "Winter Birds" by Bryan Layton Prather of Wild Birds Unlimited. This is the THIRD TUESDAY of OCTOBER.
November 14 (CBEC Dogwood Room) Potluck dinner, Budget, Election. This is the SECOND TUESDAY of November.