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Garden Open House and Tours

This will be the debut of our QR-code enabled signs project. We’ll have a sort of scavenger hunt game where folks look for the veggie ID signs and then scan the QR code with their phone or iPad to get to expanded info about the veggie, how to grow it, how to cook it, etc. […]

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Workday July 22, 2017

Happy, hardworking Volunteers in the Westbury Community Garden Butterfly Beds at the end of the long summer workday. ( L-R: back row,  Amelia Goldberg, Becky Stemper; front row: Kat Elder. Steve Goldberg, Wayne Slaikeu) Virginia Livingston ( not pictured) was working in vacant beds.  

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Earth Day at the Garden 2017

On Earth Day, April 22, it took many hands to accomplish re-mulching most of the aisles at the garden. Crews cleared and leveled the aisles, laid down cardboard for weed block,  and distributed 25 yards of new mulch in the aisles. Urban Harvest generously donated 18 yards of mulch, supplies, snacks and water. WCG purchased […]

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VegOut! Comments and Pictures

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 […]

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VegOut! Westbury

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 […]

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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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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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