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Straw Bale Gardening Workshop

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow food on limited space without disturbing the landscape.  This is a popular gardening technique with folks who rent homes or who have limited mobility.  Join us the morning of Saturday, March 25 to learn how to start a straw bale garden at your home.  John Tullock […]


Grow Your Garden: Spring Fruits and Veggies

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

  Join us as we kick off the Grow Your Garden series! Participants will learn about growing a fruits and vegetables this spring and discuss what to plant, when to plant it, and how to grow a spring edible garden.  Pre-registered participants will take home seeds and starter plants. When: 9am – 11am Saturday, February […]


Community Garden Cleanup

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

  Join us in the Center for Urban Agriculture for a volunteer workday!  We need your help to prepare our community garden for exciting developments in the next season.  Volunteers are needed to remove Bermuda grass and other weeds, spread mulch, and clear brush from plots. Bring your water bottle and gardening gloves if you […]


Environmental Education Forum

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

Join us for this forum to earn Continuing Education Credits and enjoy concurrent sessions on gardening and environmental studies. Each track features expert speakers, hands-on activities, and teacher testimonials. Light refreshments will be provided at registration, and a delicious lunch will be catered by Austin East High School’s Culinary Arts Program.


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