Boys Club STEM in the Garden Wrap-Up: Tomato Love, Seed Starting and Keeping Cool with Cucumber Pops

Share The summer with the neighborhood boys from the Boys Club of New York has flashed by in six fun- and STEM-filled weeks. Twice a week, with a total of five classes of boys each […]

Learning Soil Basics and Exploring Plant Parts: Boys Club Dig into STEM in the Garden

Share Week three of Children’s Garden at Campos’ summer program with the Boys Club of New York is behind us and the garden is in full production. Five classes of boys ages 8 to 11 […]

Boys Club Summer Program Kicks Off with Garden Tour and Tasting

Share   As we’ve told you previously, we are regularly working with the Boys Club of New York in the East Village this summer, specifically focusing on outdoor garden projects that enhance their STEM (science, technology, […]

Fresh Fennel and Summer Squashes Bring Summer to the Table

Share Between the exceptional production at Campos Community Garden and the amazing selection at Union Square Farmers Market, going to a supermarket for any food purchase is almost a distant memory. Think of any vegetable, […]

Pea Season Wraps Up with Delicious and Nutritious Recipes that Kids Will Love

Share Despite the recent brouhaha around the New York Times recommendation for using peas as an avocado substitute/extender, peas still remain a late spring/early summer a favorite for many gardeners and farmers market shoppers. Yes, […]

Summer Herb Salad Tempts Palate and Eyes with Edible Flowers and Fresh Berry Dressing

Share This summer is proving to be quite abundant at Campos Community Garden and we have the makings of a beautiful summer salad that pleases the eye and your taste buds. Delicious red and other […]

Herb Spiral Tour and Solstice Happenings at Children’s Garden at Campos

Share As we told you last week, Children’s Garden at Campos has been working with the Boys Club of New York to create an herb spiral in the middle of the children’s garden space. An herb […]

Boys Club of New York’s Herb Spiral Project Incorporates Math, Permaculture Design, Soil Science, and Microclimates

Share As posted previously, Children’s Garden at Campos is working with the Boys Club of New York this summer, specifically focusing on outdoor garden projects that enhance their STEM learning curriculum. (See, June 9 post, Campos Children’s Garden […]

Slow Spring, Pretty Garden

Share 2015 spring planting began in earnest in April and May and we saw plants, from newly seeded, to annuals, returning perennials, fall bulbs, wintered over greens and even some volunteers start growing up through […]

When Your Radishes Don’t Thrive, Don’t Fret: Radish Greens and Potato Vichyssoise

Share After a cold spring, you would think the Children’s Garden at Campos would have a bonanza radish crop, but for some reason, they didn’t do well (a bed full of garlic planted last fall […]