How to Make A Garden - And Eat It Too!

MarchMar 09 2022 05:00pm - 07:00pm

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HOW TO MAKE A GARDEN – AND EAT IT TOO
WED. 4/9/2022 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM SIP AND STROLL GARDEN TOUR
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PRESENTATION

LOCATION: HOUSTON BOTANIC GARDENS, 8210 Park Place Blvd, Houston, TX 77017
PRESENTER: BETH CLARK 

$50  

Designing a garden begins with how you plan to use it.  Whether it’s small or large, formal or casual, or just plain wild- personal preference matters the most.  Join Beth Clark as she teaches basic garden design.  She’ll teach on the design of the Houston Botanic Culinary Garden as well as how to incorporate traditional herbs and native edibles into your landscape. 

Included: 

  • Thank you, to our community partner, complimentary admission to the Houston Botanic Garden (HBG) is included.  Participants are welcome to arrive early to see all the wonderful gardens of the HBG.  
  • Sip and Stroll with a locally sourced beverage and guided docent tours of the Culinary gardens designed by Beth Clark with Clark Condon, Landscape Architecture.

PRESENTER
Beth Clark serves on Urban Harvest's Board of Directors and is a professional Landscape Architect with over 30 years of design experience, recently retired from the award-winning firm of Clark Condon, Landscape Architecture. Beth’s work with Clark Condon included the firm’s role as the local landscape architecture consultants for the Houston Botanic Garden. She designed the Demonstration Garden at Urban Harvest offices on Canal Street and the Nine Natives Demonstration Garden at the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences. Beth is on the board of Urban Harvest and the Houston Native Prairie Association of Texas and Urban Harvest. She was selected as a 2021 Outstanding Alumni for the Texas A&M College of Architecture. She continues using her talents in support of projects for non-profits such as Katy Prairie Conservancy, Armand Bayou, Cullinan Park, and several community gardens. Beth has a passion for prairies, plants, and natives species; In her own garden she combines edibles along with other species in the landscape as well as having traditional vegetable beds. 

COMMUNITY PARTNER LOCATION:  

Houston Botanic Garden main entrance is located at 8210 Park Place Blvd. Houston, TX, 77017.  Starting at 5pm, participants will gather for docent lead tours in the HBG Culinary Garden which features edible and medicinal plants —many of which visitors could grow in their own yards—that have served as a basis for economic and cultural exchange across the history of the world. www.hbg.org  

If you cannot attend a live class, there are no substitutions or refunds.   

(At registration you will receive two emails, one is a receipt and the other will be sent a few days prior to the class with event details that includes the physical location, parking and contact information. Contact education@urbanharvest.org for questions) 

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