Nolita residents rally behind Elizabeth Street Garden amid lease termination

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York Residents took protest placards and crowded into Elizabeth Street Garden in Nolita on September 26 to push back an eviction notice. On Sunday, executive director Joseph Reiver sat on a bench in the shade of …

Montgomery, 16, college graduates for a second degree

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (WSFA) – Many living rooms have been converted to makeshift classrooms after the COVID-19 hit. Rather than meeting in person, several students took up a new challenge: virtual learning. As the pandemic hit 16-year-old Mariannah Harding, Montgomery, who could no longer attend her ballet lessons, her school life has remained relatively similar. Harding had already been homeschooled for …

Earthwise launches pilot program in new educational garden

This year, Earthwise Society has been hard at work building the Garden Buddies Teaching Garden, an accessible garden designed for senior gardeners and others struggling with mobility. The vision of the Teaching Garden is to create a place of hands-on learning opportunities for people of all ages, with activities that will connect different generations and encourage leadership, discovery and understanding. …

Valley Bounty: One-Woman Farm “Thrives”

Flourish Farm, a one-man business owned by Linda Fuchs, is a small farm with an oversized impact. Fuchs grows specialty crops on “half an acre of sunshine” in Brimfield, while working hard to maintain access and knowledge about healthy foods. Like many local farmers, Fuchs’ ties to agriculture run deep. “My grandfather immigrated from Lithuania and settled on what became …

Green thumbs wanted! | News, Sports, Jobs

PHOTO BY DEBRA BURROWS Master gardeners and apprentices attending a hands-on pruning workshop at the Clinton County Fairgrounds in March 2021. It is at this time of year that Penn State Extension accepts applications from those who wish to take training to become master gardeners. We are looking for people interested in increasing their gardening knowledge and volunteering to share …

Launch of the Urban Agriculture Forum – Yale Architecture

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Yale Center for Ecosystems + Architecture (Yale CEA) today launched an open digital forum aimed at accelerating urban agriculture in cities and delivering huge benefits in all areas, from food security to climate change. “Beyond urban agriculture”, Launched at the United Nations Food Systems Summit, participates in a discussion between practitioners of …

Pre-Winter Perennial Pruning Tips | Home

Foliage and football might be two things people instantly associate with fall, but this beloved season isn’t all about brightly colored leaves and action on the grill. Gardeners know spring is a great time to plan and plant their favorite flowers and the tastiest fruits and vegetables. However, seasoned gardeners know that gardening is a year round commitment. Pruning is …

Points to Focus on for Long Term Success – Bulk Solids Handling

The global gardening equipment market The report provides a comprehensive analysis of key market trends in the global gardening equipment market. It also includes a discussion on historical trends, current market conditions, competitive landscape, growth opportunities, and factual challenges. The report quantifies the market share held by key players of the industry and provides an in-depth view of the competitive …

GSO community anticipates 100 Afghans will arrive in town

Featured Photo: Dozens of people gathered at the New Garden Friends Meeting House to learn more about how to help Afghans who will come to the city in the coming weeks. (photo by Nicole Zelniker) Soon, around 100 Afghans are expected to relocate to Greensboro, and all will need help. On September 18, dozens of Greensboro residents gathered behind the …

Why you probably don’t need to plow your garden this fall

Photo: wavebreakmedia (Shutterstock) As the days get shorter and the temperatures drop, it’s time to start thinking about winterizing your garden. Conventional wisdom dictates that tilling the soil – digging it up to loosen the structure and break up weeds, by hand or with a tiller – should be your first step. But is it really useful? It is complicated. …