Houston Urban Gardeners (HUG) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We are proud to be inclusive and open to the public. Our meetings are free; you don’t have to be a member. At our meetings we give away snacks, coffee, tea and door prizes. We appreciate attendees who bring snacks, refreshments and door prizes. Of course, […]

Where We Meet: Moody Park Community Center, 3725 Fulton St.


We are temporarily meeting at Moody Park Community Center, 3725 Fulton St., Houston, 77009. The MultiService Center on W. Gray suffered a broken water main during one of the last storms, and the building is closed until it is completely repaired and cleaned up. As soon as the repairs are done, we will be able […]

HUG’s Mission and Purpose


The purpose of HUG is to fully support Houstonians growing their own food and eating more fresh local produce. We do this with timely presentations at monthly meetings, an informative website (, a free, content-packed monthly e-newsletter, a Twitter and Facebook page, and a yearly home garden visitation event. To foster neighborhood interactions at every […]

Laurel's Garden

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    The Storm that Wasn’t

    Do you remember Tuesday, June 16? Late that afternoon and night severe thunderstorms were predicted: Up to 16” of rain. Official Flood Watch. Traveler’s Advisory, etc. Heavy rain, thunder and lightning throughout the day made my imagination run wild. All major events for the evening were cancelled. After dark the freeways and streets were deserted. […]