Tips & Resources

Commendable Compost



Interview with a Master Composter at Ground Delivery Garden   Everything you need to know to compost from Cornell University Brochure A Comprehensive Resourcefrom a Viewer. Demonstration Video!  Four Steps to Composting.   Compost Demos at both gardens.

Here is the Compost Class Handout   Mulching and Composting- Benefits and How to Use Click here for TCEQ guide.   Coppell residents can buy a compost bin like the ones in the... Read More >

Bugs: Good, Bad, & Ugly

Interview with a longtime community gardener about beneficial insects and pests.   Beneficial Insects Class Handout.   Organic Products and Solutions. List in our Shed.     Pest Solver Guide from Arbico Organics. Learn about plants that attract Butterflies!  Beneficial Insects are Helpful!!! Girl Scout Troop 8494-Danielle, Erin, Jordan, Nicole, Rachel, and Sonja

Thank you to the Girl Scouts that designed and organized these resource webpages for their... Read More >

Organic Gardening Guide

  Interview with a community gardener about organic solutions in the CCG. What is in the garden sheds. Click here for Organic Products Guide. Demonstration Video! How to use organic products. Homemade Recipes from the Dirt Doctor

DYI Starting Transplants

Easy Tips for Vegetables from Community Gardeners How to make Compost Tea! Soil Food Web: Organic Gardening focuses on healthy soil to grow healthy plants. CCG Planting Calendar and Guide

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Soil Health

Healthy Soil: the Root to a Bountiful Garden

Healthy Soil: Local Gardener Interview How to Make Compost Tea   Raised Beds

Is your soil flooding?  Get air through the soil by using raised beds.  

    Soil Food Web – Soil Primers

Get the best nourishment for soil with soil primers and other tips to make your soil sing!   Feed the Soil

Key organic fertilizers that have the major nutrients!    Compost Tea Recipe

How to... Read More >

Texas SmartScape

What is SmartScape?  Any gardening tips? Information on plants native and adaptive to Texas. How to maintain your lawn in Texas with money saving tips! Would you like to take a Texas SmartScape tour! Check this out! Need tips on how to conserve water in Texas?   Information on plants native to Texas and other resources. Water conservation and rain gardens.    Need any advice?  Have unanswered questions?  Ask Mr. Smartypants... Read More >

Planting and Harvesting

PLANTING AND HARVESTING: 3 Steps for a Green Garden


1. Starting Point

Sustainable Gardening Tips and tricks for maintaining a healthy garden from GCID.  Food Soil Web

Get the best nourishment for soil with soil primers.


2. Timing is Key

Planting Calendar

When should specific plants and veggies be harvested and planted?  Look here!

When is it warm enough to plant?

Learn which plants thrive in which... Read More >

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