West 11th Street Park

Update on West 11th Street Park

by Lorraine Cherry, Friends of West 11th Street Park

This attractive flowering plant, about 1 foot high, belongs to a family of plants that helped to keep tomatoes off the table for almost 200 years!

It is Carolina nightshade (Solanum carolinense), and is very common this time of year in West […]

By | 2017-04-29T23:25:31+00:00 May 1st, 2017|West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on Update on West 11th Street Park

Spring Bird Migration

By Lorraine Cherry, Friends of West 11th Street Park

The spring bird migration will be underway by the time you are reading this. The migration of birds is one of the great spectacles of nature.  It takes many forms, from large hawks circling high overhead to small songbirds making long, nocturnal […]

By | 2017-04-17T11:15:47+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Environmental Affairs, West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on Spring Bird Migration

Run the Grove 2017

by Lorraine Cherry, Friends of West 11th Street Park

The 3rd Annual “Run the Grove” 5-K fun run and “Spring Fling” festival will be held this year on Saturday, April 22. The race will begin and end at West 11th Street Park, which will also be the site of the “Spring Fling.” […]

By | 2017-04-17T11:17:30+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Events, West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on Run the Grove 2017

Update on West 11th Street Park

Successful Completion of Planned Projects in 2016

by Lorraine Cherry, Friends of West 11th Street Park

Friends of West 11th Street Park has an ongoing project aimed at providing a trail that allows visitors to walk the park 365 days a year. The trail is constructed with compressed decomposed granite over a geo-textile fabric base (for weed […]

By | 2016-12-29T14:50:48+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Beautification, Environmental Affairs, West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on Update on West 11th Street Park

Update on West 11th Street Park

by Lorraine Cherry, Friends of West 11th Street Park

We lost hundreds of mature pine trees at West 11th Street Park in the drought of 2011. The following is excerpted from the November 2012 issue of the Timbergram:

“If you’ve been out to West 11th Street Park during the last couple of weeks, you will have seen […]

By | 2016-11-29T17:00:23+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Environmental Affairs, West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on Update on West 11th Street Park

Update from West 11th Street Park

by Lorraine Cherry, Friends of West 11th Street Park

“Leaves of three, let it be.” That old saying sums up the most recognizable thing about poison ivy: its three leaflets. The smooth leaves are a glossy or dull green, changing color to red in autumn.

Poison ivy can grow as a low, non-woody plant, an upright 3-foot-tall […]

By | 2016-10-14T15:17:09+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Environmental Affairs, West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on Update from West 11th Street Park

Update from West 11th Street Park

by Lorraine Cherry, Friends of West 11th Street Park

Neighbors have been reporting a lot of snake sightings in their yards lately. Many of these have turned out to be harmless hognose snakes, funny and interesting creatures that are described in greater detail below.  While some people are interested in these reclusive animals, others are terrified […]

By | 2016-06-29T11:30:42+00:00 June 29th, 2016|Environmental Affairs, Uncategorized, West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on Update from West 11th Street Park

Run the Grove: Key Details

Run the Grove is organized by the Timbergrove Manor Neighborhood Association, a community organization for Timbergrove residents east of TC Jester Blvd. Proceeds from the event will be invested in the revitalization of Timbergrove’s common areas through the City of Houston’s Adopt an Esplanade Program and through ongoing improvement and preservation efforts at […]

By | 2016-03-06T21:07:17+00:00 March 6th, 2016|Events, West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on Run the Grove: Key Details

Save the Date – March 8, 2016 – TMCC General Meeting

Save the Date!

March 8, 2016

General Meeting of the Timbergrove Manor Civic Club

 

Guest Speakers: TMNA Run the Grove 5k & W 11th Street Park Benefits

Click here to meet the speakers.  Click here to learn more about the Run the Grove 5K.

By | 2016-03-16T11:12:25+00:00 January 20th, 2016|Activities, Meeting Notice, Neighborhood Meetings, West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on Save the Date – March 8, 2016 – TMCC General Meeting
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