Monthly Archives: March 2013

Ideas for Tiny Herb Gardens

While perusing Mother Nature Network (MNN) the other day, I came across a great article on herb gardens. Since many of us who live in urban areas don’t exactly have a lot of space to work with, it’s always a … Continue reading

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Great Gardening Apps

As we prepare for spring gardening, most of us have a lot on our minds: what to plant, how to plant it, where to plant it, how to care for it, how to avoid pests… the list goes on and … Continue reading

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Organic Gardening Tips

Not everyone has been gardening for years and years. Some of us just picked up the habit last year, or even this year. It seems such a simple concept at first: get some dirt, plant some seeds or plants, grow … Continue reading

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Keep Air Healthy by Growing Plants

Here’s one more reason to have indoor plants in your home: they are natural air cleaners. Living indoors, we often fall under the false presumption that we keep dirt out. That may be true in some respects, but the indoors … Continue reading

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Square Foot Gardening: DIY

Part of gardening in a city is the need to keep things compact. While we would all love to have a sprawling garden space, that’s just not realistic for urban living. But that doesn’t mean we can’t still garden! Practicing … Continue reading

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A Guide to Hydroponic Gardening

If you’re someone who loves the idea of gardening but doesn’t love the idea of soil all over your house, you’re not alone. Just this past weekend, I was planting tiny garlic sprouts in the kitchen and lamenting at the … Continue reading

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NYCHA Arbor House Will Grow Own Food

The Bronx is welcoming the newly completed Arbor House to the neighborhood. Located at 770 East 166th Street at Tinton Avenue, NYCHA’s Arbor House is a part of the Morrisania community. It is 8 stories high and includes 120,000 square … Continue reading

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Cleveland’s Concrete Gardening Causing Awareness In City

By T-Boye Doe, Contributing Writer T-Boye Doe is a new contributing writer for Community Arts NYC. T-Boye Doe is a thirty-something year old independent film-maker from Brooklyn, New York, and is one of our New York based writers. Check out his … Continue reading

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NYCHA Grows with its Gardeners

Are you an experienced gardener? Are you interested in learning how to become an urban gardener? Gardening doesn’t have to be hard, but it can be intimidating if you’ve never tried it before. Having someone to show you the ropes … Continue reading

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Keeping Garden Herbs Fresh

This scene probably sounds familiar: On your weekly grocery trip, you picked up some green onions and cilantro for a meal later in the week. When you arrived home, the herbs, stored safely in their produce bags, went into the … Continue reading

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