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...

25th Annual Pond Tour

Tickets On Sale June 6th


2016 Pond Tour Hosts

Didn't get a ticket this year or your ticket outlet was sold out?  No Problem. Use this map to find a 2016 Pond Host.  Save it to your desktop and then print the map.  Take it to any Pond Host and once there, ask to buy a Tour Guide or to have an electronic version sent to your email address.  Keep the email and attachement on your phone, you will need to show the Pond Sitters your email to confirm it was sent by an authorized TAWGS memeber.

TAWGS TOUR GUIDE 2016 Center Fold Host Locations


Our 25th Annual Pond Tour

Mark Your Calendar for the 2016 - 25th Annual Topeka Area Pond Tour!

Saturday, June 25th & Sunday, June 26th

The Ponds are set for the 25th Annual Topeka Area Pond Tour.  Grab a friend and take a tour.  Experience 9 beautiful ponds agian this year.  Offering Waterfalls, babaling brooks and Pondless creations.  Due to the sucess of last years Night tours, 3 of our Pond hosts are offering night tours and encourage you to expereince the unique lighting.

Help us grow by supporting the 23 Sponsors (6 new ones) that make this event possible.  We have 11 ticket outlets for your convenience (2 new ones) with Wolfe's Camera and Touch of Class Hair Studio in the Harley Shops joining us this year.   Be sure to stop by thier shops and support them.

All proceeds of the Pond Tour go towards the beautification of Topeka.  Last years proceeds helped expand Anna's Pond at Ward Meade Botanitcal Gardens.  Be sure to start your tour at Ward Meade and learn of the new Asian Garden being put in.


Tickets go on sale June 7th at these outlets!




Jackson's Greenhouse

Old Prairie Town / Ward Meade

Porterfield's Flowers & Gifts

Skinner's Garden Store

Topeka Landscape

Touch of Class Hair Studio

Ward-Meade General Store

Waterscape Concepts

Wild Bird House

Wolf's Camera


Waters Edge