Coppell Community Garden-Helping Hands

255 Parkway Blvd
Coppell, TX 75019
United States
Gardeners grow and donate produce to food pantry and teach organics/composting.

Garden Information

Garden Components

Garden Type/Components

Plant Types: 
Native Plants
Fruit Trees & Nuts
Garden Types: 
Vegetable Garden
Pollinator Garden

Community Benefits

People's Gardens can benefit communities in many ways. For example, they can be used to help raise awareness, educate the public, and provide outreach on several issues such as: healthy eating and lifestyles, natural resources conservation, cultural and intergenerational connections, sustainable agriculture, or environmental education.
raise public awareness
education site
provide outreach
improve food access/alleviate hunger
provide a space for recreation or leisure
improve air quality
improve water quality
demonstrate water conservation

Sustainable Practices

What practices, methods, or techniques are being used or demonstrated to help conserve and protect our natural resources?
using native species that are naturally tolerant
perennial species
using plants to attract beneficial insects
reducing or limiting the use of pesticides
using companion planting or interplanting
using cover crops to control soil erosion and imporve soil health
rotating crops to reduce the risks of pest and disease outbreaks
using rain barrels or other structures to capture rain fall for irrigations
using drought tolerant plants