Tag: Community Garden


Give STL Day 2018

April 3, 2018

Support the Future of St. Louis Community Gardens on St. Louis Gives Day 2018 The Power of Growing Food   About Give STL Day Give STL Day is a 24-hour…  Read More



Voice from the Tower Grove East Community Garden

March 28, 2018

  Written by Mary Anne Pikrone, Tower Grove East Community Garden Leader.   Three and a half years ago, as my husband and I were taking a get-acquainted drive through…  Read More



Winter Planning: Exciting Plants to Try Next Spring

December 21, 2017

Though the 2017 growing season may be over, winter is no time to sleep on preparing for your garden. One of the most important aspects of planning for spring is…  Read More



Potato Tower Experiment

Experiments in the Demonstration Garden: Potato Towers

December 5, 2017

This blog is the third of a three-part series.   Building from Blogs After reading several gardening blogs which enthusiastically endorsed potato towers in spring but never followed up to…  Read More



45 Degree Angle Trellis Experiment

Experiments in the Demonstration Garden: 45 Degree Trellis

December 5, 2017

This is blog two of a three-part series.   One of the challenges of growing food in an urban environment is not only finding a space to start a garden,…  Read More



Experiments in the Demonstration Garden: Garden Soxx

December 5, 2017

This blog is part of a three-part series.    “I wish I could garden at home but…” One of the most common phrases I hear from volunteers helping in the Demonstration…  Read More



Urban Agriculture Challenges and Solutions: Part 3

November 30, 2017

This is the third in a series of articles about the challenges gardeners and farmers have faced while working in an urban area, as well as the solutions they have…  Read More



Garden to Food Pantry

October 12, 2017

If you stopped by the Demonstration Garden this spring, you may have met Myra Rosenthal, a long time Gateway Greening volunteer and Garden Leader of the Garden of Eden at…  Read More



Four Herbs to Grow When You’re Tired of Parsley

September 19, 2017

Matt Even, Outreach Coordinator of Gateway Greening, loves trying to grow new and exciting plants at the Demonstration Garden. He wants to use the space and lack of pressure to…  Read More



Treated Lumber

Treated Lumber in the Garden

July 14, 2017

Over the years, many people have expressed their concern over Gateway Greening’s decision to use treated lumber for gardening purposes. Today, we would like to take a moment to address…  Read More