Title: Urban Harvest Class: Starting a Community/School Garden 1: Plan & Design
Location: Urban Harvest Classroom
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Description: Class 1: Plan & Design – This class will explore goals, discuss organizing volunteers and funding, and help you set priorities for your garden. The class will also cover the fundamentals of building a garden, including optimizing bed locations and dimensions, possilble raised bed materials, the best soil choices, and more. We will also review the best vegetables to grow in the Houston area.
Becky Blanton has built and maintains a school garden for the past five years. She is the Community gardens Coordinator at Urban Harvest. She grows a wide variety of native and non-native food crops and plants in her own garden.
Gary Edmondson is Director of Education for Urban Harvest. He has been assisting in the building of school and community gardens since 2001. He has a large vegetable, fruit and habitat garden at his home.
If you would like this class series to be taught at your site, call Gary Edmondson 713.880.5540. A minimum of ten people are needed and must be scheduled a month in advance. Check the website for additional classes and sites for this series.
There are no refunds on classes.
Instructor: Becky Blanton & Gary Edmondson
Date: Wed, Aug 15, 2012
Time:4:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: Urban Harvest Classroom, Room 124
Start Time: 16:00
End Time: 19:00