Welcome to the Austin Pond Society.
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UPCOMING AND ITEMS OF INTEREST
THE NEXT MEETING - AUGUST 19, 2019
The first part of the evening will be devoted to a Swap and Sell meeting which will be taking place outside for the first 30 minutes or so. Bring along anything pond or garden related to Swap or Sell or maybe just give away and in return, browse to see if there is anything that others have brought that might interest you. Remember, if you don’t manage pass your stuff along to somebody else, you must take it back home with you. Plants are included if you have some to pass along to the Members.
Following this, Members are encouraged to enter their pictures in the Photo Contest the judging of which is done by the Members. Winners are not only collecting cash prizes but their photos will be used in next years Calendar.
The meeting starts at 6:30 pm with a light meal. Members are encouraged to bring covered dishes and/or deserts. Hope to see you there.
Photo contest and garden and pond items sale
Culinary Plants for Ponds/Bogs
Fall Fling/Holiday Party
Members Only- October TBA
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ITEMS FOR SALE
COME AND JOIN US.
Membership in the Austin Pond Society is a wonderful way to meet other pond lovers and learn about the many joys of having a backyard pond. In addition to our regular monthly meetings where you’ll hear professionals speak on pond building, plants, fish and other wildlife. you’ll get to participate in hands-on demonstrations and give back to the community by helping us out at the Zilker Garden Center and area elementary schools where we teach and assist in building and maintaining their ponds.
- As a member, you also receive these member-only benefits.
POND-O-VAC – Use this link for details
125 GALLON TRANSPORT TANK – $25 per week donation plus deposit
GENERAL MEETING EACH MONTH – wonderful speakers, great food and friendship with like-minded folks
THE MARKETPLACE – sign up and receive notification whenever pond equipment, Koi, goldfish and plants are being given away.
POND STARS – experienced ponders can help with advice on your pond problems
APRIL PLANT SWAP – bring a variety of plants and go home with your car full.
MAY SPONSOR NIGHT – come and meet our APS sponsors and check out the newest products and enjoy great discounts.
MEMBERS-ONLY EVENTS – outings to members’ ponds, garden centers, water-lily growers, fish hatcheries
WEBSITE – contains information on all aspects of APS activities
THE STREAM – MONTHLY CALENDAR – keeps you current with the month’s activities
COMMUNITY SERVICE – volunteer at Zilker Botanical Garden, the Zilker Garden Festival, and the Austin Pond Tour. Participate at the annual pond cleaning at Zilker Gardens or other sites that need our assistance
To join – Go to the Wild Apricot link below and join on line or come to our next meeting where we take both cash and credit cards. We meet the third Monday of every month (except December) in the Zilker Garden Center on Barton Springs Rd at 6:30 pm. Our family membership is only $30.00 annually.
Would you like to become a Pond Society sponsor?
Austin Pond Society and Mayfield Park
Work on renovating two of the ponds at Mayfield Park has been completed and all of the ponds have been cleaned the plants repotted. Currently, all that remains is to perform ongoing maintenance work with the plants about every couple of weeks. All of the ponds have been restocked with Koi some of which are pretty big, thanks to our Fish Rescue Team.
If you would like more information, please Contact Jeannie Ferrier at email@example.com
AUSTIN POND SOCIETY LIBRARY – CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO VIEW A LIST OF AVAILABLE LITERATURE.
OUR LIBRARIAN is Holly Hargraves.
You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org
CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO SEE WHAT IS AVAILABLE IN THE MARKETPLACE..
Do you have any used pond or garden equipment laying around that you would like to sell, swap or give away?
Upon completion of the form required to describe the objects, the articles will be posted on the website. They will sell quicker if you have pictures showing your articles. Please note: Any dealings that take place are between the seller and the buyer. Please read the full disclaimer posted on the Marketplace page.CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE FORM