Tag: planting


Planting and Planning for Pollinators

March 1, 2018

Most gardeners know that encouraging pollinators is good for their growing plants, but not everyone knows that increased diversity of pollinators can mean more vegetables to harvest. One of the…  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



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



Walking Onion

Edible Perennials: A 101

June 17, 2017

Every spring, farmers and gardeners alike begin to grow their plants. While some planting and a lot of planning happens during the winter months, the bulk of the work of…  Read More



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The Process, Pros, and Cons of No-Till Farming

June 8, 2017

This is the first year that Gateway Greening has offered a high school internship program, in addition to our summer teen employment program. Through the internship, local high school students…  Read More



April Showers in School Gardens

April 11, 2017

It has been a rainy April, but the Clay Elementary second graders are still out in the school garden. Rain often keeps students inside, just as the seeds need to…  Read More



Planning School Garden Crops Blog

Students Planning School Garden Crops

February 10, 2017

In preparation for the fast approaching growing season, 2nd and 3rd graders at Mallinckrodt Academy have been making some important decisions about what they want to grow in their school…  Read More