Saturday, April 30, 2011

tool shed in progress!

We'll be continuing to build (and probably finish!) next Saturday! We'd love your help!

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

open house this Sunday!!

UT's first community garden will be participating in the Second Annual Austin Community Garden Tour this Sunday, and we'd love for you to stop by and see the progress we've made over the last several months! Come take a tour of the garden, have some iced tea, and join in on activities for kids and adults! For more info, visit

Sunday, April 24, 2011

successful workdays

Thanks so much to all the volunteers that came out this week on Thursday and Saturday! We got so much accomplished! 
Come out this week on Thursday/Saturday to help us finish mulching the pathways and begin constructing a tool shed! 

tomatoes are coming!!

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Happy Earth Day (yesterday)!

The UT Campus Environmental Center had this awesome cake for its Earth Day Birthday party Thursday! Hope you had a chance to enjoy the outdoors and some cake (although it's not too late!)

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

food is coming!

There is lots of good food on the way for our first season at the UT/Concho Community Garden! Come to our workday this Saturday to see firsthand!


Among the variety we have strawberries, tomatoes, turnips, onions, zucchini, tomatillos, jalapenos, pineapple mint, and more nasturtiums!

Also, we now have an official sign!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

big workday coming up!

Next Saturday we're having a big workday at the community garden to get it ready for the Second Annual Austin Community Garden tour the next weekend. We'll be finishing up the pathways, doing some landscaping, planting new plants, and hopefully starting the construction of a tool shed! All gardening tools will be provided, and there will be free breakfast! If you have any construction experience and/or building tools, we'd very much appreciate your help with the tool shed! 
what: Community Garden Workday
when: Saturday April 23, 2011, 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
where: UT Community Garden, 2108 Concho St., map here
Sign up HERE!

Any questions? Feel free to leave a comment, or email

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Saturday, April 2, 2011

making progress

We got a lot done today with the pathways! 


Chef Robert Mayberry with radishes!

They're the first crop from the DHFS garden!