URBAN VEGETABLE GARDENING & COMPOSTING
As a community, we are healthier when we actively garden and engage directly with our food. For many, a foray into gardening begins with an interest in vegetable gardening. Just because you live in the city doesn't mean you can't grow fresh food. Learn some tips for growing great vegetables and how to recycle all the leftover organic matter with basic composting techniques.
Leslie Halleck is a degreed and certified professional horticulturist with more than 20 years of green industry experience and many more of hands on gardening. When she's not gardening or helping green industry businesses grow, she's writing about gardening for a number of media outlets and her blog, growLively. Leslie is also a regular gardening contributor on WFAA Channel 8's Good Morning Texas TV program. www.lesliehalleck.com
USING SOCIAL MEDIA
Robin Sowton will discuss how the Dallas Sierra Club is using social media to promote outings and conservation efforts. Using examples (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Meetup) and our website, she will explain how you can help with this effort.
Free. 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 13, Dallas Sierra Club at REI Dallas
The Dallas Sierra Club meets at the REI store on the west-bound LBJ/I-635 service road between Welch Road and Midway Road (west of the Dallas North Tollway, next to Guitar Center). The address is REI, 4515 Lyndon B Johnson Freeway, Dallas, TX 75244; phone[masked] 5989. The meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. in the Guadalupe Peak room (upstairs). From 6:30 to 7:00, you can enjoy snacks and refreshments as you wander among various issue booths to pick up information and talk with Sierra Club members and leaders. Here is a link to a map: http://www.dallassierraclub.org/page.htm?generalmeeting Contact Kirk Miller,[masked] [masked]
The Dallas Sierra Club is a conservation organization whose purpose is to explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the Earth. We are part of America's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization, which was founded over 100 years ago.