Saturday, March 31, 2012

Film Series at the Garden

A number a great student groups are coming together to present this film and potluck series at the UT Concho Community Garden this month. Take a break one (or all!) of these Thursday evenings to have a relaxing and informative time at the garden. See you there! 

Facebook event HERE

Monday, March 19, 2012

Garden Leadership position open!


If you're a student at UT, you're welcome to apply to become Gardening Assistant Director of the UT Campus Environmental Center for the next academic year (2012-2013)!

The Gardening Assistant Director directs the UT Concho Community Garden, as well as other gardening initiatives on campus. Also, as Gardening AD you sit on the Coordinating Board of the CEC, and thus help to shape the activities of the organization.

The position is paid, and from personal experience, is really fun and really fulfilling. It's definitely one of the most awesome jobs on campus!

The application is available HERE and is due by midnight Sunday, March 25.

Please don't hesitate to contact us at if you have any questions or would like more information.

Recent happenings

Peach tree blossom! 

Seedlings are coming up all over the place! We've planted carrots, chives, beets, radishes, squash, thyme, and corn from seed; tomato, basil, pepper, and eggplant transplants are in the ground all over the garden! 

Our spiral herb garden is complete! In it we planted several varieties of mint, sage, fennel, rosemary, oregano, and chamomile. 

DHFS has a beautiful mix of thyme, lettuce, and onions growing. Slow Food UT has a potato crop growing in a colorful stack of tires! 

Spring is here! Texas Hillel's plot has tulips, pansies, and cosmos flowers blooming! 

Tomato shield/greenhouse. 

Lots and lots of greens are being harvested now! Swiss chard, mustard greens, many varieties of lettuce, collard greens, spinach. Come get your share at our next workday! 

Friday, March 9, 2012

Spring Break, yeah!


We will be holding our regular workday hours over Spring Break, so if you're so inclined, come on by!

Wednesdays 4-5:30 PM
Saturdays 11 AM-1 PM

We'll be planting lots of veggies and perennials for spring, designing a greenhouse, gathering materials,  and lots more!