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Thursday Chat: What's Planned for 2018

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted, but it’s a new year, we’re getting closer to the start of the outdoor growing season, and I’ve got PLANS, man.

Be well, Everyone.

Urban Gardening

Food Disparities in Rural Missouri

This month, my colleague, Dr. Patti Mason wrote a blog about Disparities in Rural Missouri. Dr. Patti knows about life in rural Missouri: her mother was from Cardwell, Missouri. 575 more words


Combating Veterans Issues through Gardening

Encompassing 14 acres behind Jackie Robinson Stadium on the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs (VA) Campus is a garden undergoing restoration. At one time, this space was a fully functional sanctuary for veterans, as well as a food source for local restaurants. 730 more words


Hot but happy

It must have been hot under all those Andean cloaks but the Zamponistas didn’t show it. Despite the sweltering conditions we enjoyed some pan pipes and guerrilla grooves. 136 more words

Community Garden Activities

Garden Days: Horticultural Therapy

This article explores Horticultural Therapy; how it works and a little scientific background. . .

According to Cultivate, The Horticultural Therapy Society of NSW, Horticultural Therapy is… 504 more words


2018 Planning Meeting

After weeks of blistering cold in NYC, we’re ready to start thinking about spring! And we’ve got big ideas for the garden this year: more get togethers, fundraisers, workshops. 72 more words

Beware of the Harlequin Beetle

Navigating the World of Gardening

I consider myself a novice gardener. For the past 2 years, from the spring through the fall, my fiancée and I have rented a plot in our town’s community garden, a nice 10×10 space that offers the opportunity to plant various fruit and vegetable seeds with the hope that with enough weeding, just the right amount of water, and a little bit of luck, we’ll have some local farm-to-table foods. 765 more words