Latest Community gardening Stories

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.

2010-11-01 17:20:11

One common mitigation approach is to build a raised bed and fill it with freshly composted, low-lead soil from elsewhere, right?

2010-10-26 18:11:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Orange County Great Park Board approved a plan to negotiate a partnership with The Scotts Company LLC to benefit educational and garden programming at the Park.

2010-09-15 05:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnering in an innovative health initiative, the City Produce Project and the participating churches of the Actions Connected to Spirituality Forming Alliances in Transforming Health (A.C.T.S.

2010-07-15 10:49:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Pennsylvania Department of Aging today announced a nutrition services grant to help members of the Nationalities Service Center Senior Center tend their community garden in North Philadelphia.

2010-05-18 13:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jamba Juice and the National Gardening Association (NGA) today announced a fun, easy way for schools and communities to support nutrition education through gardening and the planting of fruit trees.

2010-04-29 06:18:00

WARMINSTER, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- W. Atlee Burpee & Co.

2010-04-27 10:42:00

SEATTLE, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Cliff Sharples, founder of Shop.org and Garden.com today announced a new site, DigtheDirt.com, a social networking site optimized for people who love gardening.

2010-04-16 09:30:00

Ag Department, Penn State Extension Invite Residents to Rent Plots HARRISBURG, Pa., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents in the area of Selinsgrove, Snyder County, will gain a better understanding of agriculture's important role - and save money - by growing their own food in the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture/Selinsgrove Community Gardens, said Secretary Russell C.

2010-03-01 08:15:00

-- From March 1 through May 31, Thousands of Communities will Declare "Green Starts Here" -- STAMFORD, Conn., March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Looking to make your community a cleaner, greener, more livable place? National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) encourages you to get involved in its 2010 Great American Cleanup(TM) campaign.

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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