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 […]
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 […]
On June 4th we had to reschedule the 3rd Annual Tomato Tasting because of the week long deluge of thunderstorms, but June 11 proved to be a bright sunny day and the grounds were dry! Shifting the date also meant our volunteers had to commit to two Saturdays and out tomato growers were not able to supply […]
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 […]
Tomatoes, squash and peppers are done and it’ll soon be time to prepare for fall planting. Fall seed packets are available for $12. Ask a garden member or contact Seed and Plant Chairperson, Ray, to get your seeds. The 2015 seed packet includes these herbs and vegetables, selected especially for the Houston winter climate. Arugula […]
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 […]
Just a reminder to everyone: our monthly garden meeting will be this Monday, Oct. 13, at 6:30PM at the Platou Center, 11655 Chimney Rock. (For our new gardeners: we meet at the Platou Center during the fall, winter, and early spring.) We will be discussing the Fall Festival, so be sure to attend!
What a great day! In spite of the heat, a full work crew of gardeners and volunteers turned out to weed beds and aisles, re-cardboard and re-mulch the aisles in the back rows, and just generally spiff things up. Ray and Stephen led the bed and aisle cleanup, while Kat worked with others in the […]