2019 January - May Classes Schedule:

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2018 Classes Schedule Below: 

 

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Sat, Oct 13
Edible Academy: Lead, Share, Grow!
This 3-hour workshop will provide classroom teachers, parents, community volunteers and garden coordinators with hands-on experience that will help you use your Outdoor Classroom as an exciting educational tool. Explore lessons in gardening and culinary arts that support TEKS objectives in the core ...
9:00am to 12:00pm
Sun, Oct 14
Designing Bountiful Gardens Through Permaculture (series)
Designing Bountiful Gardens is the Fall permaculture series of classes that is open to anyone who has completed the prerequisite classes of Sustainable Living 1 and 2. Knowledge of gardening is not needed. This module is over 6 Sundays totaling 30 class hours. Pre-registration is required. The price...
Sat, Oct 27
Gardening 101 for Teaching in the Outdoor Classroom WorkshopFULL
In this 3 hour workshop, participants will learn gardening basics and garden nutrition education. The first half includes gardening 101 with hands-on planting demonstrations and tips for growing vegetables. Chef Nadia Ahmed of the Green Roots Kitchen will provide a cooking lesson featuring a delicio...
9:00am to 12:00 noon
Sat, Dec 01
Starting a Community or School Garden Workshop
There are many reasons for starting a community garden: creating a strong sense of community and stewardship; developing a community’s identity and spirit; providing a space for communities to grow safe, nutritious food; empowering communities with the knowledge to grow their own food and offering e...
8:30 am to 2:30 pm
Sat, Dec 08
Insectary Gardens-Nature's Pest Control (HMNS)
Insectaries are fascinating gardens – in bloom much of the time, and alive with some of nature’s most interesting creatures! Organic gardeners depend on beneficial insects as one of our front line defenses against pest species. Yet how do we invite them to choose our gardens as their home and...
9:30am to 11:30am
Sat, Dec 08
Dig In at Levy Park Gardens: Organic Gardening 101
This introductory organic gardening class will prepare you to grow edibles - learn to plan and prep your garden beds, grow in the correct season of the year, emphasis on buying and building microbial and fungal rich soil through top down soil building by composting, fertilizing, mulching. Free, no ...
10:00am to 11:00am
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FEATURED CLASSES

>Sat. Dec. 1

Starting a Community or School Garden Workshop

>Sat. Dec. 8

Insectary Gardens-Nature's Pest Control (HMNS*)

>Sat. Dec. 8

Dig in at Levy Park Gardens: Organic Gardening 101

 

2019

>Sat. Jan. 10 (10-Thurs. class series 1/19-5/16)

Growing Organic Vegetables Series

>Sat. Jan. 12

Growing Fruit Trees in Small Spaces (HMNS*)

>Sat. Jan. 19 (3 class series, 1/19, 1/26, 2/16)

Fruit Tree Training and Pruning Series

>Sat. Jan. 20

Sustainable Living Through Permaculture #1

 

*class ticket allows you to tour museum's permanent exhibits

 

 
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