Feb 12 HUG – Bare Root Fruit Trees at Wabash

Dianne Norman of Wabash Feed will talk about the value & varieties of bare root trees, shrubs & vines available at Wabash now. Get them now & save $$ before they leaf out & have to be planted at which time they will become more expensive. Interesting varieties & how to care for them. The program […]

Jan 8 HUG – Fruit Trees w/ Dr Bob Randall

  Get prepared for upcoming fruit tree sales. Urban Harvest founder Dr. Bob Randall will tell us about the best varieties for our area. The program will begin at 6:30. Bring food to share, a drink, plate, utensil and items for the door prize ( plants, garden & food related books & the like).

Nov 13 HUG – Tomatoes & Show & Tell with the Demenys

At this month’s meeting, Mary & Roger will talk tomato varieties & tips so you can shop and be ready to start seeds in late Dec/early Jan.  And then be ready with your gardening tip to share.  Because we are going around the circle, sparing no one. The program will begin at 6:30. Bring food to […]

Oct 9 HUG – Soil Science & Organic Practices at McGovern Centennial Gardens

Daniel Millikin will tell us about soil science and other organic horticulture techniques as practiced at the McGovern Centennial Gardens. A few of us got a tour with Danny where it seemed like they solved almost all problems with compost tea!. They also practiced a composting method I had never heard of that was utilized […]

Sept 11 HUG Talk Bee2Bee Beekeeping Service

Nicole Buergers of Bee2Bee Honey Collective spoke about her mission to provide healthy, sustainable habitat for honeybees and promote urban beekeeping via beekeeping services and local honey sales. A beekeeping service is where a beekeeper installs and maintains the beehives on your property, whether that is residential, commercial or farm property. Similar to a landscaper […]

Pat Greer's Kitchen featured speaker for Houston Urban Gardeners

Aug 14 HUG – Preparing & Preserving the Pat Greer Way!

Pat Greer specializes in healthy raw vegan food. She sells prepared foods in her shop and at farmer’s markets, caters and feeds the Dynamos!. She is going to share & demo some tips on how she prepares her snacks & meals. The speaker will begin at 6:30. Bring food to share, a drink, plate, utensil […]

July 10 HUG – Scott Snodgrass of LOAM Agronomics CSA

Scott is a co-founder of Loam Agronomics, a nearly 300 acre farm in Richmond, TX. They began offering  CSA Shares this past March with pick up locations all over Houston. We’ll hear about the farm, what they are planting in July & August and hopefully some tricks on managing in the heat. Loam Agronomics is […]

June 12 HUG – Integrating Animals into Row Crop Gardens

The history of the farm was always a place where animals and plants were rotated in the fields. The animal manure provided fertility for the plants to grow. In the last 75 years, farming has steadily moved away from that. They have created new industries providing fertility through fossil fuel based fertilizers, mined amendments and […]

May 8 HUG – Foodscape Revolution author Brie Arthur

Foodscape Revolution author Brie Arthur Visiting author Brie Arthur talked about her unique approach to pairing edibles with ornamental landscapes and her book, The Foodscape Revolution.   She sold out a case full of her books and autographed them, having a lengthy personal chat with each HUGger.  And it really is a good book and it was a great […]

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 & […]