Food Gardening Basics

Are you new to food gardening? View our list of resources on how to start a successful food garden in Central Texas.

Classes

Gardening Information

Garden Centers in the Austin Area

Barton Springs Nursery
Bastrop Gardens Organic Garden Center
Countryside Nursery
Garden Ville|
Geo Growers
The Great Outdoors
It’s About Thyme
The Natural Gardener
Shoal Creek Nursery
Sledd Nursery
Tree House
bartonspringsnursery.net
bastropgardens.com
countrysideaustin.com

garden-ville.com
geogrowers.net
gonursery.com
itsaboutthyme.com
naturalgardeneraustin.com
shoalcreeknursery.com/


sleddnursery.com
treehouseonline.com

Composting Resources

Break It Down
City of Austin–Composting
Compost Pedallers
Ecology Action
GeoGrowers
Green Bucket Composting
Microbial Earth
Organics By Gosh
The Natural Gardener
Your Compost Resource

breakitdownaustin.org
austintexas.gov/department/composting
compostpedallers.com/

ecology-action.org

geogrowers.net

greenbucket.net
microbialearth.com/composting
organicsbygosh.com

naturalgardeneraustin.com
howtocompost.org

Rainwater Harvesting Resources

City of Austin–Rainwater Harvesting Rebates

Tanks For Less

Online Rainwater Harvesting

www.austintexas.gov/department/water-conservation-rebates

http://www.tanksforless.com/c/8/rainwater-tanks

community
harvesth2o.com

Soil Testing

City of Austin Brownfield Revitilization Office – Soil Kitchen (annual free soil testing event)

Texas Plant and Soil Lab

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Soil, Water, and Forage Testing Laboratory

www.austintexas.gov/soilkitchen

txplant-soillab.com

http://soiltesting.tamu.edu/