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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]