AgriLife Extension Office Garden

The AgriLife Extension Office Garden (AEGC) is the primary demonstration garden for the Comal Master Gardener (CMG) Association and the only garden totally funded by CMG. All plants in the garden are labeled with common and botanical names and most have a list of attributes on the label.  These demonstration …
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AgriLife Extension Vegetable and Rose Gardens

The CMG Vegetable and Rose Gardens were started in 2011 with the primary mission of being a teaching, demonstration and learning facility. The Vegetable Garden hosts educational classes, demonstrations and test trials to support that mission. During its first season, the Vegetable Garden produced about 1,100 pounds of fresh …
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Comal County Fairgrounds Gardens

The Comal County Fairgrounds have been a New Braunfels landmark since 1897. Comal Master Gardeners (CMGs) have been maintaining and improving the gardens since 2001. The Gardens are located at the Fair Ground entrance across the street from the New Braunfels City Library on Common Street and at the Grant Street entrance,  …
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Conservation Plaza Rose Garden

Dr. Dorris and Christine Brown conceived the idea of a rose garden for New Braunfels in 1988. Having moved to Texas from the north, they were fascinated with roses blooming year-round. The Browns wanted to establish a rose conservatory using roses found in the New Braunfels area.  The perfect location for the rose garden was found with the birth of Conservation Plaza, a collection of restored New Braunfels historic …
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Gardens of Garden Ridge

The Gardens of Garden Ridge are a collection of unfenced plantings on both sides of the city's library.  Currently, the collection consists of the Butterfly Garden, the Rock Garden, the Shade Garden and the Iron Butterfly Garden. The Rock Garden is an interesting collection of non-irrigated succulents, skulls and decorative dead wood. It is also  …
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Lindheimer House Gardens

The gardens are located at the former home of Ferdinand Jacob Lindheimer, Father of Texas Botany. The house sits on the banks of the Comal River and is one of the oldest remaining structures in New Braunfels. The home was donated to the New Braunfels Conservation Society by Ferdinand Lindheimer's granddaughter and has been carefully restored and maintained. Tours of this historical home are given by appointment. The …
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Mammen Family Public Library Butterfly Garden

The Mammen Family Public Library (MFPL) butterfly garden was enlarged and completely replanted in 2019 after the most recent library expansion. The population of host plants for caterpillars and nectar plants for adult butterflies consists of …
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New Life Children's Center Butterfly Garden

The Butterfly Garden at the New Life Treatment Center, a home for girls aged 11-17, was begun in 2000 by Comal Master Gardeners (CMG), dedicated in 2001, swept away by a flood in July 2002 and rebuilt in October 2002. The goal was to improve the campus landscape and create an outside area for the girls to learn from and enjoy.  …
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Tye Preston Memorial Library Butterfly Garden

The Tye Preston Memorial Library (TPML) Butterfly Garden in Canyon Lake was created in 2012 by the Lindheimer Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists with the support of Comal Master Gardener (CMG) volunteers. The garden is a demonstration garden, as well as a Certified Wildlife Habitat, Certified Butterfly Garden and a Monarch Waystation, open to the public. Workdays …
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