Head Down to the Battery Urban Farm for Sunset Yoga and Happy Hour Next Wednesday 6/26

Share The Battery Urban Farm is offering more than vegetables these days…Here’s a healthy event that will appeal to yoga lovers as well as those who enjoy some local beer and wine. For $55, you […]

Gardening Grows Good Health: Plants and Nutrition Basics

Share It’s amazing how much nutrition you can pack into a small garden if you plan (and plant) well. Here’s just a sample from an almost endless list of what you can grow in a […]

Trip to the Farmers Market for Vegetable Garden Plants (and other Spring Colors)

Share           Many of the plants I plan to use for the Children’s Workshop’s Straw Bale garden came from a wonderful nursery that sells at the Union Square Farmers Market. Silver […]

Square Foot Garden Update: Cold Nights Hinder Greens Growth (Do I wait or go forward with summer?)

Share I am quickly learning that Square Foot Gardening project is proving quite a challenge when timing and replanting is everything.  As I previously described, the plot is 4’ by 4’ square, small indeed, but perfect […]

Happy May Day–It’s Not Too Early for PESTO!

Share Pesto is such a summer recipe—how do we use all that fresh basil before it goes bolts or goes bad in our refrigerator? But you don’t have to wait until July to have tasty […]

Pete Seeger Inspires Community Gardeners to “Stand for our Land” at Mayoral Forum

Share Gardening activists (and folk music lovers) gathered at Cooper Union’s Great Hall to hear from 2013 New York City Mayoral candidates about what they would do if elected to protect and support our city’s […]

Campos Garden Showing New Life and Spring Colors

Share Here’s a brief interlude of how things are shaping up in my new gardening home at Campos Community Garden. The garden has done a 180 from its condition after last fall’s destruction from Sandy, […]

TGIG: Thank GOD I’m Gardening…2013 Gardening Adventures Begin

Share Yee-haw! Just when I thought I’d be plot-less, stuck without a place to grow food for the first time in 9 years, I was saved at the bell and got the opportunity to join […]