This guide provides a framework for organizing and managing different types of community gardens with a primary focus on neighborhood community gardens, which typically share the following characteristics.
Boston Natural Areas Network works to preserve, expand and improve urban open space through community organizing, acquisition, ownership, programming, development and management of special kinds of urban land - Urban Wilds, Greenways and...
Planning is the first and most basic step in home vegetable gardening. Planning not only saves time when you're ready to plant, it also gives you an idea of the types and quantities of seeds or plants you'll need.
Informs homeowners about risks involved with gardening in high lead soils. Provides a better understanding of health risk problems associated with high lead soils. Explains how to minimize potential problems from high lead soils.
Let's face it. Soil is underrated, under appreciated and for the most part "over-ignored" by most people. The foundation of a good garden is good soil; therefore, the main lesson in gardening is getting to know your soil. First, even though we use the terms interchangeably "soil" is not the same as "dirt". Dirt is the stuff in your vacuum cleaner.
It is time to shed a little light on those vegetables that grow underground, often called the 'root crops'. Included in this list are vegetables such as carrots, radishes, beets, parsnips, salsify, turnips and rutabaga.