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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is the day that kicks off the charitable giving season. As you consider where to place your charitable gifts this year, Think Local — Think Westbury. Westbury Area Improvement Corp. is the non-profit parent of Westbury Community Garden. Won’t you consider a donation to support the operation and improvement of Westbury Community Garden […]

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Purple Martins

On a nippy, very windy Saturday, February 7, 2016, a dedicated group of Purple Martin landlords readied the four houses for spring arrival. Six gardeners (Bob Cook, Wayne Slaikeu, Dawn Asher, Ross Asher, Kat Elder and Becky Stemper) were joined by two Volunteer Houston volunteers, Patricia and Emily Tucker. Together we dropped the houses, cleaned them, prepped […]

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For the Love of Loofahs!

I have purchased an occasional loofah at the health food store and I always thought it was a sort of coral or sea anemone. But thanks to Nancy Ehrlich’s latest garden adventure, I now know the loofah is a member of the cucumber family. And it is currently growing on a vigorous tropical vine with […]

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Westbury — Neighborhood Of The Year

Westbury Civic Club President (and WCG co-founder), Becky Edmondson, presented the story of Westbury Community Garden and won Neighborhood of the Year at the Neighborhoods USA! conference held at the Hyatt Regency Houston downtown last week. The national conference had four finalists in each of three categories 1) Physical Revitalization / Beautification in a Single Neighborhood, […]

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Work Day – We Can Move A Mountain!

May 16 was the big work day to weed the aisles and put down mulch before the Neighborhoods USA! tour. You may have heard that Westbury is a finalist for neighborhood of the year. Westbury Community Garden and Willow Water Hole are two big reason why Westbury is among the finalists, not to mention our […]

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YES Prep 6th Graders Volunteer At The Garden

On Wednesday, April 8, a group of 40 6th graders from YES Prep Northside came to the garden to help on the prairie.  Their main task was to clear the bamboo that had been dumped between Plant It Forward Farms and the Westbury Pocket Prairie. In one hour 28 students, under the direction of Al […]

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Thank You Donors!

Please visit and support these businesses and thank them for participating in our 5th Birthday Celebration! Urban Harvest Free one year membership and one free class (at any location) Year Round Vegetables, Fruits and Flowers in Metro Houston by Bob Randall, PhD Barnes & Noble 3003 W. Holcombe Blvd. Texas Organic Vegetable Gardening by Garrett […]

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