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Go Gardening Series at the Houston Public Library

Go Gardening Series at the Houston Public Library

Whether you think you have a green thumb or not you’re invited to join the Go Gardening program series at the Houston Public Library. This innovative and fun program will teach everyone all they need to know about how to start their own backyard garden. Container and community gardening will also be covered. The Go Gardening program series happens every Saturday during January and February at 12 PM (noon) in the Freed-Montrose Neighborhood Library, 4100 Montrose Blvd., 77006, 832-393-1800. The programs are free and open to the public. For more details visit www.houstonlibrary.org or call 832-393-1313.

Backyard gardening is becoming one of the solutions for sustainable living which begins by providing families with nutrient dense food from their home garden. Gardens lower the cost of providing families with healthy, organic vegetables and reduce the environmental impact of transporting and warehousing food. Sustainable living makes meals more personal and interesting; connects families to the natural cycles of weather, growth and renewal, and provides wholesome activities and lasting memories for adults and children.

Topics to be covered include garden layout, bed preparation, growing garden maintenance, harvesting and storing. Customers are invited to BYOL (Bring Your Own Lunch).

About the Houston Public Library
The Houston Public Library (HPL) operates 35 neighborhood libraries, three HPL Express Libraries, a Central Library, the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, The African American Library at the Gregory School, and the Parent Resource Library located in the Children’s Museum of Houston. Serving more than 4 million customers per year, HPL is committed to excellent customer service and equitable access to information and programs by providing library customers with free use of a diverse collection of printed materials and electronic resources, Internet, laptop and computer use, and a variety of database and reference resources with live assistance online 24/7.

For further information, visit the Houston Public Library at www.houstonlibrary.org or call 832-393-1313.

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Contact:
Sandra Fernandez
Manager of Public Relations
Houston Public Library
832.393.1381; cell 713.435.9448
sandra.fernandez@houstontx.gov

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