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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: MultiService Center, 1425 W. Gray

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We are once again meeting at the Metropolitan MultiService Center, 1475 West Gray, Houston, 77019. The phone is 832-345-7333. A sign at the front says Closed, but only the swimming pool is closed. The center is located in Montrose, between Dunlavy and Waugh Drive. Coming from I-10, exit Heights/Yale and go south – they both […]

HUG’s Mission and Purpose

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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 (www.HoustonUrbanGardeners.org), 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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    Subtropical Zone 9

    The vegetable garden is doing OK considering this cold weather. The rain has helped, too. We have quite a few things growing but most of them are stunted or small, and are not making much produce. Yet the garden looks good: What we’re harvesting are small Big Bertha bell peppers, Satsumas, fennel, thyme, mint, parsley, […]