Presentations & Tours

Co-owners Ken Cousino and Chris Bules are indeed driving forces behind the growth and continued longevity of Quality Feed & Garden. Both men love getting involved in the community as teachers and motivators!

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Ken presenting “Partnering Chickens & Gardening” to the Houston Daylily Society.

SEMINARS FOR YOUR GROUP

For more than 25 years now, Quality Feed & Garden owner and professional public speaker Ken Cousino has visited with groups around town to share his expertise on a variety of agricultural subjects.  Ken has become a popular speaker at agriculture functions, neighborhood meetings, and social programs, so call today and schedule a time for Ken to meet with your group or organization.  He welcomes your ideas and the opportunity to brainstorm with you on a topic your attendees would enjoy.  Choose from some of his already popular seminar topics, or request a custom presentation needed by your group!

Possible Speaker Topics Include:

  • Making your Urban Backyard Productive
  • No Till Gardening
  • Bonsai for Beginners
  • Fruit Trees for your Yard
  • Growing & Pruning Fruit Trees
  • Home & Garden Pest Control
  • Urban Beekeeping
  • Container Gardening in Houston
  • Organic or Synthetic Gardening Choices
  • Soil: the Key to Successful Gardening
  • Raising Chickens in the Urban Setting
  • Backyard Bird Watching
  • Understanding Animal Foods & Feeding
  • Attracting Wildlife To Your Yard
  • Growing & Using Herbs

TOURS OF THE STORE

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Children and adults alike LOVE our store experience!  Since 1928, Quality Feed & Garden has become a Houston tradition, but many “city people” never had the chance for a close and intimate personal experience with a bunny or chicken.  A tour of our store offers that and so much more!  If your school or group is interested in touring the store, contact us for details.  There’s plenty of parking for cars and buses alike, and facilities for an afternoon picnic after the tour.  Tours include hands on contact with livestock, the feed animals eat, seeds farmers plant, and more!  Ask about the Quality Feed & Garden coloring book for children!