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2011-06-10 00:00:30

Three outstanding community gardens from across the United States have been honored with 2011 Nature Hills Nursery Green America Awards. The awards are sponsored by http://www.naturehills.com. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 Three outstanding community gardens from across the United States have been honored with 2011 Nature Hills Nursery Green America Awards. The awards are sponsored by Nature Hills Nursery, a web-based retailer of plants and gardening products at...

2011-05-09 07:00:00

NEW YORK, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Birds Nest Foundation (Birds Nest), a 501(c)3 organization founded to provide services to other non-profit organizations, today announced it has donated edible, academic gardens to 100 public schools throughout the New York City boroughs. Birds Nest Founder and CEO Avis Richards, in partnership with The United States of Food's "Ground Up Campaign," is kicking off the initiative today with an academic garden planting event at P.S. 86 Kingsbridge Heights...

2011-04-22 11:23:00

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Day, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is proudly lending support to community gardening efforts in its home of Central Ohio, while also reminding homeowners everywhere about the environmental benefits of lawns and gardens. On Saturday, April 23, at Earth Day festivities at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Community Garden Campus on the grounds of the Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, Ohio, ScottsMiracle-Gro will...

2011-04-19 07:45:00

LODI, Calif., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi continues to support Giving through Growing (GTG) - a partnership with the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) dedicated to developing and enriching communities through gardening of fresh foods. This year's program springs to life with a new, nationwide contest to award four extraordinary 'Heroes' with monetary support totaling $40,000 to act on their vision to positively...

2011-04-14 07:30:00

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From the United States Botanic Garden, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) today announced a multi-year community outreach initiative, GRO1000, that will result in the creation of at least 1,000 community gardens and green spaces by 2018, the company's 150th anniversary. "There are benefits that only a garden can provide, and we're honored to help bring some of these benefits to neighborhoods, schools and communities," said Jim Hagedorn,...

2011-04-01 13:03:00

Makeover Scheme for Seattle Neighborhood Emphasizes Sustainability, Transit Access WASHINGTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of students representing the University of Michigan has won the $50,000 top prize in the 2011 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition with a redevelopment plan for a Seattle neighborhood that emphasizes sustainability through neighborhood diversity, affordability, walkability and environmental conservation....

2011-03-01 13:25:00

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The goal: to plant 1,000 gardens and green spaces across the U.S., Canada and Europe by 2018. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company wants to make that happen and today launched a new program called GRO1000, offering $1,500 grants to deserving communities and organizations in the hopes it will get people involved in creating more community gardens and green spaces where they call home. "Something happens when communities grow and learn together,"...

2011-01-04 00:00:39

National Greenhouse Co. is proud to announce that it will be donating one Cultivator Premier Greenhouse Kit to a deserving community garden for its 2011 Community Garden Greenhouse Give-A-Way Contest. All communities across the United States are encouraged to enter the contest. Northglenn, Colorado (Vocus/PRWEB) January 03, 2011 National Greenhouse Co. is proud to announce that it will be donating one Cultivator Premier Greenhouse Kit to a deserving community garden for its 2011 Community...

2010-12-15 08:01:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Global technology innovator LG Electronics announced today support for the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City and Grow to Learn NYC, the City's school gardening initiative. LG's support will help create new school gardens and green spaces through improved online information sharing and communication with the teachers, parents, and leaders who play a crucial role in ensuring that more young New Yorkers have access to a garden. "The Mayor's Fund...

2010-11-16 21:47:43

Transforming vacant urban lots into farms and community gardens could provide Detroit residents with a majority of their fruits and vegetables. As city officials ponder proposals for urban farms, a Michigan State University study indicates that a combination of urban farms, community gardens, storage facilities and hoop houses "“ greenhouses used to extend the growing season "“ could supply local residents with more than 75 percent of their vegetables and more than 40 percent of...


Latest Community gardening Reference Libraries

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

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