Monthly Archives: August 2012

Cultivating Your Health

Most of us gardeners know that gardening makes you feel great – there is just something about growing, nurturing and getting outside. You can eat your vegetables or admire your flowers but science tells us we might be getting more … Continue reading

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NYCHA Garden and Greening Program: free urban gardening for all

Picture this; an apartment with underutilized garden space, a landlord who encourages you to plant it by providing free seeds, bulbs and tools, and free education on how to tend to the plants.  For many urban gardeners this is exactly … Continue reading

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Veggies in Small Spaces

If you are like many urban gardeners you are short on space. We all try to grow as much as possible with a small amount of space. Be it a fire escape, a window box or a patio you can … Continue reading

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Trade your Lawn Mower for a Sheep

Have you ever considered an alternative to the hassle of mowing your lawn – perhaps something with fewer carbon emissions and a lot less noise? I urge you to consider a barnyard friend. Sheep and goats can do the job … Continue reading

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