May 8 HUG – Foodscape Revolution author Brie Arthur

  Brie Arthur is in town visiting nurseries and gardens to promote her Foodscape movement and book, The Foodscape Revolution. Brie encourages gardeners to rethink their green spaces with Foodscaping–pairing edibles with ornamental landscapes. Featured on the PBS television show Growing a Greener World, the Foodscape movement incorporates sustainable, local food production within the community. Her first book, […]

April HUG – Rainwater for your Garden

Every gardener will tell you rain is the best water for our plants. Nell will answer all our questions on collecting & using rainwater. Did you know that a 1,000 square foot roof can capture over 600 gallons in a 1″ rainfall? How big a system do you need? How to keep it clean & […]

March ’17- Microgreens

How to grow MicroGreens for Fun & Profit 😉 Last month, HUG member James Hinton talked to us about the benefits of microgreens & about his new microgreen business Life Extension Organics. Microgreens are baby plants, harvested right about when they sprout their first true leaves. They differ from sprouts in that sprouts are harvested […]

Feb ’17-Your Spring/Summer Garden w/ the Demeny’s

Mary & Roger are back again with their tips on successful gardening & your spring & summer garden.  How many of you started your tomato seeds as instructed in December?  Well, now & over the next few months, it’s time to start quite a few of our summer crops.  And who wants to bet me […]

Jan ’17- Winter Farming in Houston w/ Tommy Garcia-Prats

The Monday after our first hard freeze in 4 years, Tommy Garcia-Prats of  spoke to us about his experience & progress as a new young farmer after 2 1/2 years at Finca Tres Robles urban farm in Houston’s Eastside. Tommy spoke about his mission to prove farming is an economically viable enterprise that provides great value to the […]