Article List
DateSubjectAuthor
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
03/06/2017 Rain Gardens--A Beautiful Way to Treat Stormwater Runoff
Photo of Rain Garden from TAMU files Rain Gardens are a beautiful way to treat the pollution from stormwater runoff before it enters our waterways. They add...
Liz Berry
03/01/2017 Encourage Citizen Scientist Projects in Your Community
Charles Bevilacqua - Citizen Scientist, member of Loving Garland Green and Monarch Whisperer Parks and community gardens are perfect settings for Citizen...
Liz Berry
02/27/2017 Goldenrod Doesn't Deserve a Bad Rap
The lessons waiting to be learned in a garden are infinite—all that is required is a curious mind and access to the Internet. On Saturday during our month-end...
Liz Berry
02/26/2017 End of the Month Workday in the Garden
Perhaps the entrance to Peach Blossom Land? Peach blossoms in the Garland Community Garden contrast with their promise of hope against the backdrop of the...
Liz Berry
02/20/2017 The Green Fairy: Absinthe
Green Fairy--the top of a yard art sculpture I'm making for the upcoming Loving Garland Green Plant Sale* Part of acquiring plants for the upcoming Loving...
Liz Berry
02/19/2017 Beans and Tomatoes
Few vegetables can compete with the dramatic beauty of pole beans growing in the garden--Garland Community Garden September 2016 - Grow a few pole bean plants...
Liz Berry
01/22/2017 Beans and Seed Saving
New signs this spring at the Garland Community Garden We’ve been experimenting with signage down at the garden for almost three years now. I think we’ve...
Liz Berry
01/13/2017 January is Preparation Time for the Garden
Hugelkulturizing the bean patch at Garland Community Garden HUGELKULTURIZING Yes, hugelkulturizing is a verb I possibly made up. It may not have ever been...
Liz Berry
01/09/2017 Leaf Mulching Is the Answer!
Charlie captured me following my own advice--in this instance, mulching leaves down at the Garland Community Garden! Sometimes Solutions Can Be Simple! Honest,...
Liz Berry
01/08/2017 Let's hear it for Leaf Mulchers!
Don't Bag Them! Don't Rake Them! MULCH THEM! Instead of raking leaves and putting them curbside, save yourself time, energy and money. Mow your leaves with...
Liz Berry
01/08/2017 Now is the time to prepare for Spring Planting
Pole Bean Bed To Be - By the end of May these poles will feature beautiful leaves and green beans. 2017 at the Garland Community Garden Members of Loving...
Liz Berry
01/02/2017 Recent Fire at Plano Recyclable Facility
A Diversity of Vendors Brings Security Recent Fire at Plano Recyclable Facility Reinforces the Value of Diversity in Choosing vendors for City...
Liz Berry
12/29/2016 Thoughts from the Garden
Garland Community Garden--Still Beautiful in the Bleakness of Winter -- December 29, 2016 The garden is calling. Hard to believe, but there is a lot of work...
Liz Berry
12/13/2016 Walk Down Memory Lane with Loving Garland Green
August 2016 - Children at the Puddling Pool - Garland Community Garden [It is believed that butterflies congregate on mud and other substances primarily for...
Liz Berry
12/09/2016 If You Want to See the Unusual
I've been going through some of the donations for the upcoming Loving Garland Green end-of-the-year holiday yard sale tomorrow and the things I've seen!...
Liz Berry
12/08/2016 Tip for a Great LOCAL Holiday Gift
Get rewarded for supporting a great nonprofit and receive holiday gift that you can pass forward or use yourself. DONATE $12 TO LOVING GARLAND GREEN AND RECEIVE...
Liz Berry