25th Annual Pond Tour

TAWGS is getting ready for the 25th Annual Topeka Pond Tour.  We have room for a few more Pond Host.  Applications are being accepted.  If you want to be a Host or can suggest someone, simply contact Don at dontal@swbell.net for more information.

Be sure to ask these establishments when pre ticket sales will start and besure to support thier business.

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

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...

2016 Topeka Garden Show

February 12 - 14 at the Topeka Expo Center

Once again we have teamed up with the Topeka Beautification Association and Old Prairie Town Ward Meade to bring you an entertaining, educational and outright beautiful display.  This years display will have a Hosta Bed, Herb Garden, Butterfly display and pollinators, waterfall with pond, arbor by Dennis Lowry, Chainsaw sculptures by, Windmill and tulip bed.  Register to win a bluebird house donated by Steven Traw owner of fifth Day Creations and Beyond.

Volunteers are always needed.  Come to this months meeting and sigh up to help construct or represent our organization during the show or contact Chris at 785-633-4854.

Spring is just around the corner.

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It's almost here.  Spring that is.  It will soon be time to roll up those sleeves, don the boots, roll out the hoses and open the garden shed.  Join us at this months meeting to discuss everyone's favorite method of opening thier pond and water feature.  At the March meeting be prepared to share your favorite tool (s) or maybe even swap and trade.  TAWGS members are here to share and help each other bring out "The Best" in each other and thier passion.  With hundreds of years of ponding and thousands of hours of building and maintaining, we have a wealth of information to share.  Join us for the fun.

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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.