Welcome to TAWGS

Topeka Area Water Garden Society (TAWGS) is an active and friendly club for people who are interested in the study and enjoyment of water gardens.

Monthly meetings provide a variety of activities including lectures and pond tours as well as an opportunity to meet other pond enthusiasts. Read more...

24th Annual Pond Tour is Over

TAWGS would like to thank all the sponsors of the 24th Annual Pond Tour for your dedication to making it a success and encourge our members and the community to support these establishments.

Jackson’s Greenhouse

Old Prairie Town / Ward Meade
Porterfield’s Flowers & Gifts
Skinner’s Garden Store
Topeka Landscape
Ward-Meade General Store

Waterscape Concepts
Wild Bird House
Waters Edge

The 25th Annual Pond Tour

The Topeka Area Water Gardens Society is happy to announce they have set dates for The 25th Annual Topeka Area Pond Tour

Mark Your Calendars!


Saturday June 25th &  Sunday June 26th

The selection committee curretnly has 6 under review and are looking for more. If you have a pond or know of someone you feel should be on the tour, contact us. Water Gardens and Water features of any variety are considered.

Advertisers and Ticket outlets will be announced next year as we get closer,

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Memberships available at TAWGS
Membership Application link to TAWGS has been fixed. Come join the fun and rewarding world of Ponding. Monthly meetings held every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Bring your pictures and experiences. Tap the knowledge of our membership base and the 24 years of laughing, crying and rejoicing in our accomplishments. Get your Membership Application here.
The 24th Annual Topeka Area Pond was a Success... Thank you Topeka

Sunday was a wrap for the 24th Annual Topeka Area Pond Tour and it was a big success. This years tour included 9 residential ponds, 3 bonus commercial and public areas. Viewed by hundreds, it was a hit. Our weather was perfect both days and the touring guests had plenty of hospitality from the Pond Hosts. Our Pond Sitters were magnificant and greeted each visitor with a smile and helpful instrucrtions on where to go. Some of the Pond Hosts even provided chilled lemonade, water with citrus and one even offered (if you where daring) to share there home grown chili peppers they had dehydrated, crushed and growned. Wow! I dared, I lost. It was hot stuff and only for the true culinary exstraodinaire.

Every water feature was unique and offered a personal story that was interesting, enlighting and so much fun to explore. From front yard gental flowing stream/bogs