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New Garden Newsletter

The Southside Living Magazine,which previously published our monthly garden column, is temporarily defunct.  In the meantime we are distributing our own newsletter to keep you informed about upcoming garden events. Garden News Volume 1 Issue 1 2019 copy (1)

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All Things Butterflies 

Saturday, May 25, 10 am Cindy Raimond will meet us in the garden to share her 35 years experience working with butterflies. She will teach us how to create habitat that will attract butterflies to our gardens year after year. If you … Continue reading

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Picnic & Classical Music in the Garden March 24, 2019

On Sunday, March 24, 2019 the Southside Place community garden with infused classical music provided by the Rice Shepherd School of Music Quartet. This community event was sponsored by Southside Place. Neighbors brought their own food, drinks, blankets and… grandkids. Music pieces included … Continue reading

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Garden Party Sunday April 28, 2019

Party with your neighbors to celebrate our growth! April 28 4:30-7:30pm Can you believe it? This is our 7th annual family-friendly garden party. This is the casual party party outside on the garden lots. Live music by Gabe Montoyo, food … Continue reading

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Gardens to Assist Birds, Bees and Butterflies

The Community Garden articles generally discuss growing vegetables, but did you know that the flower beds surrounding the vegetables contain a very intentional mix of plants? We wanted a nice screen for the vegetable beds, but we also wanted to … Continue reading

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Urban Harvest & SSP Community Garden present Cultivated Cocktails

  Urban Harvest and Southside Place Community Garden rang in the Italian tradition to Houston with Cultivated Cocktails, a fundraiser benefitting both non-profits. Aperitivo cocktails, passed and stationed hors d’oeuvres, and Roman street-food-inspired pizzas from Pizza Motus were served. While this … Continue reading

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It’s tomato time!

My favorite time of the year in the garden is tomato time. The promise of home grown tomatoes is, in fact, the major reason I became involved in the garden. Yes, I am enough of a kid at heart to … Continue reading

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Plant-it-Forward, Southside!

Teresa and Pat O’Donnell are new members of the Southside Place Community Garden. And do they know something about gardening! They are the founders of Plant-it-Forward, which teaches new Texans how to become urban farmers. Last week, we got to sit … Continue reading

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Children in the garden

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Garden Party Sunday April 22, 2018 4:30-7:30

   Can you believe this is our 6th big garden bash? Come this year and see the new developments on the second lot. We have a putting green, paths and a curved bench that elevates the vacant lot to a … Continue reading

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