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Steps to Get Your Garden Ready

The buds are starting to pop on the trees and whether you’ve noticed or not your garden has started to wake up and is working to get ready for the season ahead. 935 more words

How Much?: Deciding On Details and Costs In Your Garden.

I often get asked for a budget when communities decide they want to build a garden and I never have a great one to offer. So this week I am sitting myself down and doing some math. 1,733 more words

Practicing Safer Soil: Growing in the City

When you are planning a new garden in the city it is important to consider the health of your soil. Because of industrial practices over the years, natural soil chemistry, motor vehicle emissions, and lead and zinc in old house paint for example, some of our city’s soil is contaminated. 1,043 more words

Garden Gossip: How to Find Out What is Happening

It may not feel like it but spring is just around the corner and the city is abuzz with gardening workshops and events. Its not always easy to stay in the know, but here are two great local resources to help keep all the action straight. 132 more words