Gardening

Green Garden Do-It-Yourself Day: Vegetable Gardens and Rain Gardens

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Sat, 08/27/2011 - 9:15am to 12:00pm


Topics/Speakers:

  • 9:15: Create, Install and Maintain a Vegetable Garden with Master Gardner, Tommie Clayton
  • 10:15: Build Your Own Rain Garden with John Gleason, Landscape Architect, City of Austin
  • 11:45: Optional tour of the Zilker Green Garden Cost: $10 (registration accepted after check or credit card information received)

Registration Required:

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Free Composting Class presented by the City of Austin

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Sat, 06/25/2011 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Register today for a FREE composting class presented by the City of Austin Complete a FREE composting class and downsize to a green 30-gallon trash cart, and you’ll be eligible for a rebate of up to 75 percent off the cost of a backyard composter. We will have two classes at this date in the same location. One starts at 9:30 and the other one starts at 10:30 AM For more information about the Composting Rebate program visit austinrecycles.com.

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Free Composting Class presented by the City of Austin

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Wed, 06/15/2011 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Register today for a FREE composting class presented by the City of Austin Take the Green30 Challenge! Complete a FREE composting class and downsize to a green 30-gallon trash cart, and you’ll be eligible for a rebate of up to 75 percent off the cost of a backyard composter. For more information about the Green30 Challenge, visit austinrecycles.com.

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Celebrate Green Gate Farms 5th Birthday Hootenanny

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Sat, 06/04/2011 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Celebrate five years of farming at our new farm and our New Farm Institute next Saturday at our First Annual Hootenanny. You’ll find good food and music, cool recreation, and a great cause.

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Free Composting Class presented by the City of Austin

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Wed, 05/25/2011 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Register today for a FREE composting class presented by the City of Austin Take the Green30 Challenge! Complete a FREE composting class and downsize to a green 30-gallon trash cart, and you’ll be eligible for a rebate of up to 75 percent off the cost of a backyard composter. For more information about the Green30 Challenge, visit austinrecycles.com.

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May 21 Green30 Challenge Composting Class

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Sat, 05/21/2011 - 9:30am to 10:30pm
This class is one of the requisites for the City of Austin’s Solid Waste Services Department composting rebate program for up to $75, For more information please visit: http://www.cityofaustin.org/sws/green30_challenge.htm#classes You can sign up for the class at: http://austincompostclassmay21.eventbrite.com/ Hope to see you there!

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Local Food Potluck & Celebration - Barr Mansion

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Sun, 05/22/2011 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Local Food Celebration, Local Food Potluck, and Permaculture/Citizen Gardener Graduation

For one and all - farmers, gardeners, friends, family, Foodies, Permaculture and Citizen Gardener Grads and Alumni....

The new, re-constructed, wonderful Barr Mansion, 10463 Sprinkle Road, Austin, 78754

To honor Local Farmers, Gardeners, and Markets - to Cheer on our new PC and CG Grads

Who: Everyone/anyone who loves good food, good company, supports Local Food & Local Growers

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Community Gardening in Austin: A Panel Discussion and Local Food Potluck

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Sun, 05/01/2011 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

We’ll close out the community gardens tour with Community Gardening in Austin: A Panel Discussion and Local Food Potluck from 6 - 8:30 pm at 5604 Manor (home of the Workers Defense Project, the Third Coast Workers for Cooperation, and Third Coast Activist Resource Center).  Speakers will share information about the current landscape of community gardening in Austin, the work they are doing to make Austin a more community garden-friendly city, and what you can do to get involved. Speakers will include:

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Second Austin Community Garden Tour

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Sun, 05/01/2011 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Please join the Coalition of Austin Community Gardens and Sustainable Food Center with the collaboration of the Congress for New Urbanism in celebrating the growing number of community gardens in our city at the Second Annual Austin Community Garden Tour, to take place May 1st from 10am - 4pm. The Community Garden Tour is a free, open house-style tour providing the opportunity to visit each of these unique places, talk to the gardeners there,

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Community Cultivators' weekly potlucks and workday

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Sun, 04/10/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 04/17/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 04/24/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 05/01/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 05/08/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 05/15/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 05/22/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 05/29/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 06/05/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 06/12/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 06/19/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 06/26/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 07/03/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 07/10/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 07/17/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 07/24/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 07/31/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 08/07/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 08/14/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 08/21/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 08/28/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 09/04/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 09/11/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 09/18/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 09/25/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 10/02/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 10/09/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 10/16/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 10/23/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 10/30/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 11/06/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 11/13/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 11/20/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 11/27/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 12/04/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 12/11/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 12/18/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 12/25/2011 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm
Sun, 01/01/2012 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm

12:30 - 6 Permaculture community building day - bring gloves and an hat and get real hands on experience applying permaculture principles within a supportive community. -- free! Email Daryl or Theron for more info. No special skills are required.

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