Article List
DateSubjectAuthor
04/30/2017 Beans: The New Cow?
Beans are a great source for protein. Their DRI (Dietary Reference Intake) is 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight, or 0.36 grams per pound. This...
Liz Berry
04/27/2017 Native Milkweed Is Finally Getting Attention It Deserves
Signs like these will soon be springing up all over the City of Garland, Texas. Native Milkweed is named "Perennial Plant of the Year" Every year since 1990...
Liz Berry
04/25/2017 Garland Wins First Place at Earth Day Texas!
Mayor Doug Athas is second from the right. I’m proud to report that my City won first prize for the Earth X Pitch Grant for $5,500. Mayor Athas made the...
Liz Berry
04/19/2017 Corn Is the Most Produced Food Crop in the World
Artwork created under supervision of Bernardino de Sahagún between 1540 and 1585. Corn has been an important food source, critical to human survival for...
Liz Berry
04/14/2017 Monarchs Made in Garland, Texas
Male Monarch Butterfly in Hand - Garland, Texas - October 2015 Loving Garland Green, Keep Garland Beautiful, the Bud and Blossom Garden Club, and many of our...
Liz Berry
04/14/2017 Making the Most of Urban Garden Space
Pole Bean Planting—the ultimate urban space saver for pole beans and other vines such as squash and cucumber. April 13 was one of those kinds of days when I...
Liz Berry
04/12/2017 Little Free Library Coming to Garland Community Garden
Community health and strength through residents and leaders who care: Ana Maria DeYoung, leader of Flamingo Neighbors, and Jane Stroud, president of Loving...
Liz Berry
04/08/2017 Upcoming Pole Bean Planting Class Garland Texas
Margie Rodgers LGG board officer, Jane Stroud LGG President and Liz Berry LGG President Emeritus pose in front of a Garland Good Samaritan Bean pot. Another...
Liz Berry
04/07/2017 New Respect for my Mother's Over-Cooked Green Beans
1891 Vilmorin Andrieux et Cie - Old French Seed Catalogue After leaving the cradle of my nativity in west Texas at the ripe old age of 17, and with the added...
Liz Berry
04/04/2017 Three Monarch Citizen Scientist Projects in Garland, Texas
Members of Loving Garland Green will be supporting three different Monarch Citizen Scientist projects at the Garland Community Garden and throughout Garland,...
Liz Berry
04/02/2017 Seeds Are Critical to Human Survival
Donna Baird and daughter attended the Garland Community Garden plant sale. They are standing in front of a Citizen Science Garden Experiment that we are...
Liz Berry
03/30/2017 Plant Happening at the Garland Community Garden
Weather permitting, Loving Garland Green will have their spring plant sale April 1st at the Garland Community Garden 4022 Naaman School Road here in Garland....
Liz Berry
03/29/2017 $310,000 in Total Grants to 24 Garden Projects!
Scenes from the Garland Community Garden: top left our pole beans from 2016; top right a sign made for us by our Garland Parks and Recreation Department; bottom...
Liz Berry
03/27/2017 Successful Kickoff for Citizen Scientist Project
Members of the North Garland High School Environmental Club pose in front of the 100 Square Foot Garden, A Citizen Scientist joint project with Loving Garland...
Liz Berry
03/25/2017 Texas, People and History Intersect in the Garden
Being in the Garland Community Garden today as we were getting ready for the launch of our first hosted Citizen Science project tomorrow*, reminded me of all...
Liz Berry
03/24/2017 Garland Community Garden Tour
Some members of the Garland Flamingo Neighbors Group were able to experience Biophilia (love of living things) in action yesterday evening during a tour of the...
Liz Berry
03/22/2017 Connect with Biophilia at the Garland Community Garden
Heirloom Peach Blossoms - Garland Community Garden: It's true. You will feel better after viewing things in Nature. Philia is one of the four Greek words...
Liz Berry
03/20/2017 HOW TO TEST YOUR SOIL
pH is a numeric expressing the acidity or alkalinity of a solution on a logarithmic scale on which 7 is neutral, lower values are more acid, and higher values...
Liz Berry
03/11/2017 Lessons in Urban Gardening, Aging and Poverty
Waiting to be Reborn as Pole Bean Pots – Oh My Aching Back! I’ve noticed that as I get older, I’m much more interested (most of the time) in keeping things...
Liz Berry
03/08/2017 Validation For and From the Garden
Garland Community Garden 7:48 AM March 8 The Garland Community Garden has its own special beauty—not unlike that of our City or even our nation for that...
Liz Berry