Summer 2024: Best Strategies for Starting A Community Garden

Best Strategies for Starting a Community Garden

Saturday, June 1 @ 10:00 – 11:30 am
Trees for Houston Bauer Education Center
1911 West 34th Street, Houston, Texas 77018
Terry Garner

If you have ever wanted to start, maintain, or grow a Community Garden, this class is for you. Long time community garden leader Terry Garner will cover topics such as organizing people, determining  location, planting decisions, materials, and funding.
Terry Garner is the garden coordinator at the Palm Center location in Southeast Houston near the 3rd Ward. In 2016, Terry was the Facilitator and Gardening of Urban Harvest’s Fresh Start Initiative, that brought gardening education and gardening resources to revitalize once active community gardens around the metro Houston area. He worked for 25 years for the City of Houston and at the time of his retirement was the Urban Garden Coordinator under the Health & Human Services Dept. He taught gardening to the center’s clients at 12 multi-service community gardens. He is a longtime volunteer and leader of the Alabama Community Garden in the 3rd Ward.