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Dirt Flies at the Garden Club (Even Before Spring Planting) - New York Times

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New York Times Dirt Flies at the Garden Club (Even Before Spring Planting) New York Times So goes life these days at the Roosevelt Island Garden Club, where palace intrigue surrounding the garden presidency has grown as abundant as the daffodils,...
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A Roadmap for Urban Agriculture « The Dirt

A Roadmap for Urban Agriculture « The Dirt | Community Gardening | Scoop.it
While New York City already has some 700 urban farms and gardens spread throughout its five boroughs, urban farming still feels ad-hoc, somewhat tacked-on in many places. The gains have been slow and future progress ...

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Urban Gardens Grow Everything Except Gardeners

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There is plenty of backing for community food gardens in New York, but the enthusiasm seems to outweigh the supply of actual urban farmers, people willing to do the work. (Support is there for urban farming.

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Research Supporting the Benefits of School Gardens | kidsgardening.org

Research Supporting the Benefits of School Gardens | kidsgardening.org | Community Gardening | Scoop.it
research supporting benefits of school gardens

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New York City Rooftop Garden Offers Views and Privacy | Urban Gardens | Unlimited Thinking For Limited Spaces | Urban Gardens

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Dirt Flies at the Garden Club (Even Before Spring Planting) - New York Times

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New York Times Dirt Flies at the Garden Club (Even Before Spring Planting) New York Times So goes life these days at the Roosevelt Island Garden Club, where palace intrigue surrounding the garden presidency has grown as abundant as the daffodils,...
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Selling Seeds That Survive The Harsh Life Of An Urban Garden - Co.Exist

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Co.Exist Selling Seeds That Survive The Harsh Life Of An Urban Garden Co.Exist Pickens says he first started saving seeds when he moved to Brooklyn six years ago, to save money and find plants that could thrive in the tough conditions offered by...
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New York City Farm and Culinary Hotel Concept | Urban Gardens | Unlimited Thinking For Limited Spaces | Urban Gardens

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Beautifying New York With Dumpster Gardens...

Beautifying New York With Dumpster Gardens... | Community Gardening | Scoop.it
Rubbish-bin gardens for the concrete jungle that is New York.

Most folks would not be happy if they walked outside one morning and found a dumpster full of dirt and vegetal matter in front of their home. But then again, most folks don't live in the concrete desert of New York, where any spot of green is a welcome sight.

Michael Bernstein's been pushing for New Yorkers to adopt these rubbish-bin gardens for more than a decade, after having exhibited a prototype in 2001 at Long Island City's Sculpture Center. He developed the idea while living in Dumbo, where he operated a rooftop garden and a sidewalk vegetable stand amid a colorless thicket of buildings and overpasses.

"I was struck by how there are no trees down there," Bernstein says. "I liked the idea that this could be a portable green space that's transported place to place. If you live in an urban place with no trees, you can get one of these delivered to your house. It's like a portable forest."

The designer named his invention the Ten Yards project in reference to the payload capacity of the dumpsters...


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Growing School Gardens in New York City


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Farm School NYC Seeds Local Urban Food System | Urban Gardens | Unlimited Thinking For Limited Spaces | Urban Gardens

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Within New York City’s approximately 305 square mile radius and amid its vast stretches of concrete and high rises, there is a school without borders whose mission is to cultivate modern day urban farmers who will become the future leaders of their city’s food justice movement.

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A Garden of Delights, Mapped Out in Your Hand - New York Times

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A Garden of Delights, Mapped Out in Your Hand
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The sun and the earth have revolved to the relevant positions in space and spring, ladies and gentlemen, has definitely sprung.
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Celebrate Earth Day At One Of New York's Secret Gardens - Guest of a Guest - Guestofaguest.com

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Gardeners urged to let ivy flourish to save bees - Telegraph.co.uk

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Gardeners urged to let ivy flourish to save bees
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The researchers are now urging gardeners not to rip up ivy when tidying their gardens this summer.
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Urban Farming Is Growing a Green Future

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From New York City to Chicago, Venezuela to Lima, these rooftop gardens and urban vegetable patches are growing fresh food close to the people.

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