From choosing the right variety of tomato to controlling pests, the knowledge Urban Harvest staff and volunteers have accumulated over the years can benefit area growers and improve harvests. We offer advice in a variety of ways. Gardening classes are offered year-round on an extensive list of topics. Books, including Dr. Randall's Year Round Vegetables, Fruits and Flowers for Metro-Houston, are available at our offices.
Online information and advice is divided by category below. Subjects are updated periodically based on subject interest and timeliness.
Articles on growing specific vegetable varities and general information
Articles on successful fruit varities for the Houston area and general information
Articles on plants that help increase garden production
Articles on creating gardens that attract wildlife
Articles on bed building, fertilization, planting and other basics
Articles on composting and vermicomposting
Articles on dealing with garden pests and diseases
Helpful links to local and online businesses
Articles on seasonal temperatures that help you know what and when to plant
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FROM ARTICLES PUBLISED IN THE HOUSTON CHRONICLE BY URBAN HARVEST STAFF >