Are you passionate about local organic produce, battling food deserts, maintaining urban greenspace, teaching sustainability and caring for the planet? Consider an endowment, grant, or donation to our operating budget. Learn more about our development plans and how your donation can help.
Westbury Community Garden offers a unique outdoor classroom experience for students of all ages. Contact our Community Outreach coordinator to arrange a date for your school, church or scout group. As an Urban Harvest affiliate, we also offer on site classes for adults. Learn more about opportunities for your group.
Many hands make light work! It’s fun to get outside and do a little physical work, especially in the company of our enthusiastic members. Westbury Community Garden involves a wider community than just our gardeners. Wouldn’t your group like to join us in making Westbury and Houston a better place ...
Do you prefer organic produce? Why not grow your own? Westbury Community Garden has 62 raised allotment gardens that are leased by individuals and groups – And there is plenty of sunshine to go around. Your garden plot may be waiting for you. Read more about joining Westbury Community Garden.
March 4 Quick-Braised Carrots With Butter 1 lb carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch slices or 1 lb baby carrots 2 T butter (or 1 T canola oil or vegetable oil) 1/4 c water 1 T maple syrup or 1 t sugar salt to taste 1-2 T minced fresh parsley DIRECTIONS Place all ingredients […]
As one of the well-established community gardens in Houston, Westbury Community Garden has been appointed to be an Urban Harvest HUB garden site. There are several Urban Harvest HUB gardens around the city. A HUB garden serves as a regional center for newer community gardens to meet for Urban Harvest education and other events. There […]
Here are some comments and pictures from the VegOut! experience. From Becky Edmondson, Westbury Civic Club President. A BIG thank you to everyone who worked toward making this VegOut! event possible. The weather didn’t cooperate but I will tell you the 3 eight year old second grade boys I brought learned a lot! I had […]
Many thanks to our National Nutrition Month partners and supporters. Partners: Supporters:
For four Saturdays in March, Westbury Community Garden will join The Health Museum and Recipe For Success in a program for National Nutrition Month. We extend a special invitation to students, parents, teachers and staff at Parker Elementary School. Where: Westbury Community Garden pavilion 12581 Dunlap St. Houston, TX 77035 You can RSVP for the […]
Take the 30 Ways in 30 Days Challenge! March is National Nutrition Month. Please join Westbury Community Garden in taking the VegOut! 30 Days in 30 Ways Challenge. We all need more veggies in our lives! Sign up online at vegoutwithrfs.org or get the free phone app from Recipe For Success. There is also a […]
Thinking about your spring garden? Here is a check list. Winter plants removed. Weeds removed. Soil loosened to aerate it. Don’t plant into hard compacted soil. Microlife fertilizer worked in. Maybe a bag of composted manure will help. Soil raked smooth and well watered. Garden plan drawn on paper. Markers for seed rows and plants. […]
We encourage garden members to learn to use the gas powered tools to do common maintenance jobs around the garden. We have a Stihl Trimmer and a Stihl Edger. The trimmer is used often in trimming around fruit trees, sheds, and along the butterfly garden as well as any other place a mower can’t reach. The […]
Lookie, Lookie! Check out the fall and winter bounty at Westbury Community Garden. Kat Elder harvested turnips, onions, Mizuna mustard, Cressida cress, bok choy, lettuces, Tuscan and Red Russian kales, Bright Lights chard, cilantro, eggplant, radishes, snap peas, black beans, thyme and dill with beautiful Zinnias and Rudbeckia for the table. There are a few garden […]
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 […]