Gardening and Nature Classes
Please see links below under Upcoming Environmental Services Events for more info on current programs.
Composting is natural recycling. Put your yard trimmings and kitchen scraps to work by creating nutrient rich homemade compost in your own back yard. For one week out of each month the Environmental Services Department is focusing on backyard composting. Whether you are just starting to compost or are an experienced home composter, you can learn more about composting with these great resources. For more information, access the Environmental Services blog at www.thewoodlandstownshipblog-environment.com/.
Gardening 101 and 102
Gardening 101 and 102 go beyond the basics, offering water-wise, earth-friendly tips and techniques for home landscapes. Experts share their wit and wisdom in a free three-hour program, providing a guide to create and maintain a beautiful, sustainable landscape. Registration required.
for The Woodlands
Beginning and veteran gardeners alike learn valuable skills at the free Vegetable Gardening seminars, presented each February and August. The three-hour seminars include information on latest gardening trends, soil preparation, planting techniques, best plant varieties for the area and organic gardening methods. The seminars are taught by leading Texas horticulturalists. Registration required.
Walk in the Woods Nature Lecture Series
Walk in the Woods Nature Lecture Series provides an introduction to the unique species that inhabit our community. Guest speakers recognized for their expertise present topics ranging from bats and owls to hummingbirds and habitat gardening. Featuring exquisite photography and occasionally live specimens, Walk in the Woods appeals to nature enthusiasts of all ages and levels of interest, from students to retirees.
Woodlands Landscaping Solutions
Great gardens begin from the ground up with Woodlands Landscaping Solutions! Designed for the climate extremes of southeast Texas, the comprehensive, water-wise landscaping program offers sage tips for yard and garden.