Dig in With Us! 

Upcoming School Garden Events

2018 Fall Dates

 


 

 

To volunteer with groups of five or more, please email Lilly DeHaven, volunteer coordinator or call 713.880.5540. 

 

September

 

Sat., September 8, 8 am - 11 am

Dig it Day! Community Volunteer Garden Day 

Memorial Elementary, 6401 Arnot St, Houston, Texas  77007

Dig in to help us prepare the outdoor classroom vegetable gardens for fall planting! 

Dress: Closed toe shoes, hat and refillable water bottle!

 

Sat., September 8, 9 am - 12 noon

Dig-It Day! School Community Garden Workday

Gregory-Lincoln Education Center, 1101 Taft St. Houston, TX 77011. Help Us Dig in to a school garden. We will be cleaning up and preparing the school garden beds for Fall planting.

Learn weeding, turning compost, harvesting tips & techniques!

Healthy snacks will be provided, featuring basil pesto.

Basil, herbs and vegetable seeds will be shared with volunteers.

 

 

Sat., September 22, 9 am - 12 noon

Dig it Day! Community Volunteer Garden Day 

Wilson Montessori, 2100 Yupon st, Houston, TX 77006

Dig in with us for the family fun event to help clean up the school gardens and campus. 

Dress: Closed toe shoes, hat and refillable water bottle!

 

Sat., September 25, 9 am - 11 am

Dig it Day! Community Volunteer Garden Day 

Frostwood Elementary, 12214 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77024

Dig in with us for the family fun event to help clean up the school gardens and campus. 

Dress: Closed toe shoes, hat and refillable water bottle!
 

October

 

Sat., October 13, 9 am - 12 noon

Professional Development Workshop (3 CPEs)

Urban Harvest Edible Academy: Lead, Share, Grow!
Parents, educators and community garden volunteers will get hands-on experience that will help them best use their outdoor classroom. 

Gregory-Lincoln Education Center, 1101 Taft St. Houston, TX 77011.
To register for this class click here.

 

 

Sat., October 13, 9 am - 12 noon

Dig-It Day! School Community Garden Workday

Gregory-Lincoln Education Center, 1101 Taft St. Houston, TX 77011. Help Us Dig in to a school garden. We will be cleaning up and conducting fall Planting demonstrations in the school garden.

Learn cultivating, plant propagation, and composting tips!

Healthy snacks will be provided and a featured fresh from the garden recipe. 

 

November

 

Sat., November 10, 9 am - 12 noon

Dig-It Day! School Community Garden Workday

Gregory-Lincoln Education Center, 1101 Taft St. Houston, TX 77011. Help Us Dig in to a school garden. We will be cleaning up and preparing the school garden beds for Fall planting.

Learn cultivating, plant propagation, composting and composting tips! Healthy snacks will be provided.

 

December

 

Sat., December 8, 9 am - 12 noon

Dig-It Day! School Community Garden Workday

Gregory-Lincoln Education Center, 1101 Taft St. Houston, TX 77011.
 Dig in with us and Boy Scout Troop 20!

Learn winter gardening tips, composting, and harvesting techniques!  Healthy snacks will be provided.

 

 
 
FRESH NEWS
Starting a Community or School Garden Workshop
In this comprehensive workshop, the presenters will take you through the process of building community, setting goals and exploring funding options, to the nuts and bolts of creating the garden and helping to ensure its sustainability. For more information or to register click here!
 

3800 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

When: Sept. 22nd

Time: 8:30AM - 2:30PM