We teach more than 75 classes per year on a variety of gardening topics. We provide comprehensive instruction in organic gardening basics, fruit gardening and vegetable gardening in the greater Houston area. Topics range from composting to fruit trees. Classes also include permaculture as well as habitat gardens (a common educational feature in school gardens) and how to sell produce at a farmers market.
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Classes are offered in more than one location. Check the website at urbanharvest.org for class location or call Urban Harvest at 713-880-5540, Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00 pm. Are you interested in a class taught at your site? Call Gary at Urban Harvest. Sign up for our calender of classes e-newsletter and receive a listing of classes coming up in the next month.
Overview of Classes
OHBA, Organic Horticulture Business Alliance
OHBA assists metro Houston area horticultural businesses who embrace organic principles and standards. OHBA serves as a forum for education, certification and promotion of environmentally conscience horticultural practices. OHBA seeks to be a unifying force to improve the environmental well being of our region. For more information, visit OHBA.
Permaculture is an ecological, holistic and sustainable design system and philosophy for human living spaces. It is a viable method for finding sustainable solutions to modern problems. It has been successfully used around the world to maximize food production, regenerate springs, cool homes without air conditioning, revive deserts, transform lives, reorganize towns and neighborhoods, reduce pollution, and much else. Find out more about Permaculture and see our Calendar of Classes for available classes.
In addition to our classes, Urban Harvest offers a wealth of information through the Gardening Advice section of this website. Topics include Gardening Basics, Fruit Trees and Plants, Composting, Vegetable Gardening, Pests and Diseases, Links, Supplies and other Gardening Topics.