Open Garden Days


Weekly Community Center
8440 Greenhouse Road
Houston, TX 77433
Precinct 2 Satellite
Genoa Friendship Garden
1202 Genoa Red Bluff Rd
Houston, TX 77501

The Open Garden Days for AgriLife Extension (Bear Creek) are held at The Weekley Community Center, 8440 Greenhouse Road until further notice. The event is FREE. However, please register by email (see details below.)

Future dates: April 24, May 22, June 26, July 24, August 28, September 25, and October 16.

Schedule of Activities

10:00am - 11:00am
Until further notice, the event will only include Children's Activities.

  • Children's Activites for 3 year olds through young teens, and a toddler area for younger siblings. Parents or a responsible adult should be in the room with children younger than 7, and on the premises for older children. The focus is on nature crafts and gardening in small pots.
  • The current location does not have demonstration gardens that can be utilized during this event.

If you wish to participate in the workshop/activity session from 10:00 to 11:00 AM, please RSVP by the Sunday before the event, and include the ages of children attending with you to ogd.harrishort@gmail.comWe want to have enough supplies for everyone.


Monthly 2018 Green Thumb topics and the Open Garden Day dates:

  • February 27 - Spring Vegetable Gardening
  • March 27 - Herbs
  • April 24 - Soils & Composting - Children's activity only. Adult lecture is cancelled.
  • May 22 - Insects in the Garden
  • June 26 - Propagation and Seed Saving
  • July 24 - Raised Beds, Drip Irrigation & Rain Barrels
  • August 28 - Fall Vegetable Gardening
  • September 25 - Roses: Planting, Growing and Upkeep
  • October 16 - Trees: Planting and Care (includes fruit trees)