Gardening

Community Garden-Building at 5604 Manor

Date: 
Sat, 09/08/2012 - 7:45am to 7:45pm

5604 Manor Community Garden work days

5604 is the headquarters of Third Coast Activist. They have also served as host venue for a few Permaculture Design Certificate courses in past years.

GrowinTogether Eco-Art Fest

Date: 
Sat, 08/18/2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

GrowinTogether Eco-Art Fest

Come celebrate this new program cultivating youth to grow a beautiful sustainable world.

  • Live music by local youth including:
    Only Human, Southern Longoria, Chi-Town, & poets from the They Speak Youth Poetry Slam
  • Free local food
  • Art with recycled materials including:
    -flower pots -masks -musical instruments -And more!

Free Permaculture workshops including:

Austin Organic Gardeners - regular monthly meeting

Date: 
Mon, 04/09/2012 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

The Austin Organic Gardeners will meet on April 9th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the Zilker Garden Center. Our speaker will be Cheryl Hazeltine, author of The New Central Texas Gardener. Cheryl will speak on gardening in the Austin area.

Citizen Gardener #29 with Paige Hill

Date: 
Sat, 01/28/2012 - 8:30am to 12:30pm

This class will teach you how to turn your bare ground or Bermuda Grass lawn into raised-garden beds that are small enough to manage, but big enough to provide real food. This hands-on course covers Central Texas specific topics and addresses the challenges and benefits to growing in our climate. Learn about composting, rainwater harvesting, mulching components, bio-intensive gardening, bed-building and more in a series of 3 classes.

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Citizen Gardener #28 with Dick Pierce

Date: 
Sat, 01/14/2012 - 8:30am to 12:30pm

This class will teach you how to turn your bare ground or Bermuda Grass lawn into raised-garden beds that are small enough to manage, but big enough to provide real food. This hands-on course covers Central Texas specific topics and addresses the challenges and benefits to growing in our climate. Learn about composting, rainwater harvesting, mulching components, bio-intensive gardening, bed-building and more in a series of 3 classes.

Cherrywood Plant & Book Swap

Date: 
Sat, 10/15/2011 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for the 14th installment of the Cherrywood Plant and Book Swap (FREE event)
Where: Cherrywood Green (located at E. 34th St. and Cherrywood Rd.)
When: Saturday, October 15 from 9am to Noon

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

Date: 
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:

Free Composting Class presented by the City of Austin

Date: 
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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