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    Kim Perry
    Saturday July 20
    10:00 - 11:30am
    In Person at the Trees for Houston Bauer Education Center
    1911 W. 34th Street, Houston, TX 77018

    Attention all melon growers and want to be melon growers, join us as we discuss the most successful ways to grow a variety of melons, the history of a melons, and the best melons to grow for the Houston area. We'll cover the most common mistakes when planting, and pest and insect management. Lots of sampling will be included so join us for this fabulous class.

    Kim Perry was born and raised in Denver, Colorado, where she received her bachelor's degree from Metropolitan State University in the field of Social Work. She also received her Master's degree in Agriculture Science from Texas A&M, and currently serves as the Director of Education with Urban Harvest where she oversees the Community Garden Program, school glasses and programs as well as the educational classes. Prior to that Kim was the Harris County Extension Agent for Prairie View University where she facilitated educational workshops and classes for farmers and urban gardeners. For the past six years Kim has been one of the Harris County Master Gardeners, and was awarded the Outstanding Service Award in 2020. She’s been featured on several news channels, in many blogs, newsletters, and educational speaking engagements. During her down time she loves to garden, paint and make soap.