Cultivating successful gardeners.

From choosing the right variety of tomato to controlling pests, Urban Harvest staff and volunteers have accumulated vast gardening knowledge over the years to benefit area growers and improve harvests.

Gardening Basics and Planting Guides

Dig in to gardening how-to’s and learn how to get started in the garden.

Env and Houston

Environment and Houston-Specific Resources

Learn more about environmental issues you may encounter in the garden.

Vegetables, Herbs, and Flowers

Vegetables, Herbs, and Flowers

Find more information on how to grow different veggies, herbs, and flowers.

Fruit and Fruit Trees

Learn more about growing the right varieties of fruit and fruit trees for the Houston area.

Soil and Compost

Soil and Compost

Healthy soil leads to healthy plants; learn more here!


With support from CenterPoint Energy Foundation Urban Harvest’s affiliate network of 140 Community Gardens is increasing access to fresh fruits and vegetables in long-standing food deserts in the Houston area. The CenterPoint Energy Foundation strives to be a catalyst in their communities by leveraging everyday opportunities and resources to achieve extraordinary outcomes.