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"To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow."

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The renovation of the Peterson Community Garden will allow us to turn a historically significant space in the Downtown Hutto area into an area that honors the agricultural history of Hutto. We will do this through demonstration areas focused on Texas Native Plants and Wildlife Habitats, as well as green initiatives education areas. 

As an affiliate of Keep Texas Beautiful, we hold an annual Fall Garden Fest in honor of National Planting Day. Keeping our community beautiful through ongoing gardening projects, as well as providing opportunities for education at the Peterson Community Garden, are just some of the ways we strive to Keep Hutto Beautiful.

Keep Hutto Beautiful is dedicated to the beautification and sustainability of the Hutto Community. Our mission is to inspire the community to be environmentally engaged by providing education, resources, green initiatives and beautification opportunities. 


The Keep America Beautiful mission is to inspire and educate people to take action every day to improve and beautify their community environment.

For 30 Years, Don't Mess With Texas has channelled Texas-Sized state pride to remind Texans to keep trash off our roads. Inspired by true Texas pride, they go to great lengths to keep our state litter-free with award-winning ads, statewide road tours, education programs, and contests.

The Keep Texas Beautiful mission is to educate and engage Texans to take responsibility for improving their community environment. They do this through programming and education addressing their three focus areas: Litter Prevention, Beautification, and Waste Reduction.

The Native Plant Society of Texas promotes research, conservation and utilization of native plants and plant habitats of Texas through education, outreach and example. 

Take Care of Texas is a statewide campaign from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality that provides helpful information on Texas’ successes in environmental protection and encourages all Texans to help keep our air and water clean, conserve water and energy, reduce waste, and save a little money in the process!

The Texas Master Gardener program is an educational volunteer program conducted by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service of the Texas A&M University System.  Master Gardeners are members of the local community who take an active interest in their lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers and gardens.


The Foundation’s vision for the space is to transform it into a series of demonstration gardens and teaching areas while paying homage to the garden’s namesake, Curtis Peterson.


Learn from knowledgeable experts about topics such as tree care, fall vegetable planting, composting, and creating pollinator-friendly landscapes in their own yards.


Spread the Harvest seeks to reduce financial barriers to food gardening by providing Central Texas schools, low-income residents and not-for-profit gardens with free gardening materials and classes. 

This is a partnership to manage non-native invasive plants and pests in Texas. The partnership includes state and federal agencies, conservation organizations, green industry, academia and other private and public stakeholders who share in the common goal of protecting Texas from the threat of invasive species.

The mission of the Good Water Master Naturalists is to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.

The Junior Master Gardener program is an international youth gardening program of the university cooperative Extension network. JMG engages children in novel, “hands-on” group and individual learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment, and cultivate the mind.

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