holistic teaching gardens: Can just anyone participate? - 08/05/08 09:20 AM
Last Saturday, I visited the Holistic Gardens that are located on the West side of the Texas A&M campus.  
I found myself thinking about gardens and the idea that "anyone can participate."


Can  just "anyone" participate in gardening?  Well, most of us can enjoy the beauty and the fragrant smells associated with gardens. 

But, what about those that have disabilities? 
Well, the Holistic Gardens have a special section called the Enabling Gardens.  The Enabling Gardens are used to demonstrate special gardening techniques that allow those with handicaps or disabilities … (17 comments)

holistic teaching gardens: Sales, sales, sales - 08/01/08 07:50 AM
A summer plant sale?  Is that the only reason for you to visit the Holistic Teaching Gardens located on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station?   NO, but plants being reduced from 20 - 50 percent does provide a excuse for those of us that need to find motivation to get out in this sweltering heat.   They will have house plants, herbs, hanging baskets, and landscape ornamentals (If you can't make it, I'll share a few pictures of the beautiful gardens that I have taken on past visits below.) 
The proceeds from the plant sales are the primary source of … (6 comments)