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Nekomise Haley
2 days 11 hours ago
I am new to gardening. I'm scared and excited!
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ShirleyLangridge
2 weeks 2 days ago
am i the only one to see error message when trying to post in my blog?
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tariq tanveer
3 weeks 6 days ago
hi dear friends! how are you? here is one talk a gardener from pakistan about his living walls/ vertical gardening work and some more his gardening work , please write whats your comment ? http://ginamc.blogspot.com/2014/07/tariq-tanveer-master-gardener.html
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MelissaMarshCrockett
1 month 1 week ago
when can you start planting tomatoes for the fall
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MichaelHochberg
1 month 1 week ago
I am the Author of Window Farming From A-Z and I would like to give away the .pdf of my book to all who would need it. Just let me know how i can do this and I will send a copy.
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Del
1 month 1 week ago
Hello my name is Del and I'm just starting a new kitchen garden on the beautiful island of Anglesey, North Wales
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CharlesFrazer
1 month 2 weeks ago
New to the Gardening Area but did some when younger. Grocery store Fruits greens and vegetables scare me. Starting to help make people in my area (A campground) aware of ways to grow their own in confined spaces with limited space available.
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cpalmer
1 month 3 weeks ago
The Auburn Middle School is so grateful for the $300.00 grant awarded to us this spring. The grant allowed us to purchase much needed loam and organic compost to fill newly constructed beds last summer. We were able to purchase some blueberry and raspberry plants for the school. We also bought some lumbar to build a new potato bin. Our tech teacher and a couple students decided to take this little project on! They did a great job...and it's in full swing! Instead of sowing carrots into the ground this year, we decided to buy flower boxes, fill them with soil, and plant the seeds. We have growth, I'll have to let you know how it works. And lastly, all the plants you see in the pictures are grown from seeds bought with the grant money!! The kids were very proud of their work this year. We started our seeds a little bit later then usual because to much of our produce was coming in during the summer time and less in the Fall when students are in school. My hope over the next few weeks is to start the remaining seeds and extend our production further into the growing season!
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jeanparkinson
1 month 3 weeks ago
The VA San Diego Medical Center used the $300.00 grant to purchase an "OGROW" Greenhouse and additional food waste bins for the cafeteria coffee grounds and the VA Organic Farmers' Market green waste. The $100.00 gift card from the "Gardener's Supply Company was used to purchase 3 Seed Starter kits for the Greenhouse, 2 water level indicators, 24 wooden markers for identification of plantings, Easy Grow fertilizer, 9 quarts of germinating mix,, and Biofertilizer for seedlings. The Garden Planner subscription was used to design an "American Flag" garden with red, white, and blue vegetables and flowers. The Garden team is planning on having the design ready for harvesting and blooming on Veterans Day 2014. The American Flag Garden will be located on the hill adjacent to Interstate 5 for all travelers to see. The Composting area is producing 6 cubic yards of compost every 3 weeks. Currently, the compost is being used in landscape projects and the Wellness Garden.
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jeanparkinson
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lotsoffood
1 month 3 weeks ago
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kvcapcfs
1 month 3 weeks ago
This grant was a great opportunity that allowed many children to experience gardening in a whole new positive way:-)
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PLACE
1 month 3 weeks ago
So grateful for our community of Oakland, California
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PLACE
1 month 3 weeks ago
P.L.A.C.E for Sustainable Living We have completed our rooftop garden with the support of the grant and community help. We are hoping from our yields to be giving away veggies asap. Thank you KGI for your support!
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Beebopsgarden
1 month 3 weeks ago
My strawberries are ripening! I am so excited!
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Beebopsgarden
1 month 3 weeks ago
The weeding is done, and so am I! I am tired and achey, sigh, sigh, sigh!
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Beebopsgarden
1 month 3 weeks ago
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lymanmooreschoo...
1 month 3 weeks ago
Lyman Moore has recently used the KGI grant money to purchase and assemble materials for a hoop house! Students measured and planned for hoop house placement, pounded rebar into the ground for stability of hoops, glue pvc together for arches, and set arches on rebar. Now we are ready for our next seed starting season to cover the hoops with 6mil plastic and get an early start on our spring growing season. Thank you KGI!
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John Ibsen
1 month 3 weeks ago
We wrapped up a successful Spring at the Ecology School with nearly 2,000 students participating in our residential programs and learning about food systems in our Dining Hall through skits and songs like our parody “Compost Baby”. From late April through the close of the season in June, students were able to harvest produce weekly for use in the dining hall. Of the residential students nearly ¼ (457) participated in garden based lessons that taught about all aspects of growing food. Through the work of staff and students the stage has been set for a great September garden when our school programs kick back in. In the meantime we are excited to have harvests to donate this summer, beginning at the end of June, to our local food pantry which provides meals to nearly 70 people twice a week. It is our goal to provide at least 100 pounds of produce during the course of the summer.
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