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PHILADELPHIA, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An empty lot, rare in the center of Philadelphia's business district, has suddenly transformed from grass and weeds to 32,000 square feet of produce, flowers, and trees. At a 3 p.m.
Three outstanding community gardens from across the United States have been honored with 2011 Nature Hills Nursery Green America Awards.
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.
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...
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.
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,...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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