Indoor plants make a wonderful addition to our home decor and improve indoor air quality. Those with pets, however, may find it difficult to protect plants from curious pets and pets from indoor greenery. The good news is that you can grow an indoor garden even if you have pets.Read More →

Diana Melody and Kari Kiehnau in the community garden. slideshow As the search for more community gardening space in Pacific Beach continues, locals who are leading the “greening” of the community are speaking out: it’s easy, profitable and sustainable. Three years ago, Pacific Beach Community Garden, which had existed forRead More →

Want to feel happier, more creative, less stressed and more connected? Buy a houseplant. The National Gardening Association has reported that more than a third of American homes have houseplants, which is unsurprising given the abundance of research extolling the benefits of houseplants for health and well-being. -to be. (HereRead More →

Hands-on science classes in a greenhouse can grow more than just fruits and vegetables. They’re also fueling a love of science among young people from student populations long underrepresented in science, according to a new report from researchers at Boston College’s Lynch School of Education. Elementary students—primarily African-American, Hispanic, andRead More →

Forsyth Community Gardening launched the Community Garden Mentorship Program in 2016. Gregory said 49 mentors have helped with 48 gardens. Mentors help start community gardens, organize leadership, support horticulture, and educate others involved in the community garden. In addition to founding Forsyth Community Gardening, the county also launched an urbanRead More →

Gurgaon: The District Horticulture Department’s Gurgaon Community Gardening Project is a success, and not just among the residents of Gurgaon. Delhiites are equally enthusiastic, the department says. Deen Mohammad Khan, district horticulture officer, said about 20% of the total applications came from Delhiites. “There are people from as far awayRead More →

For low-income Californians who can’t afford fresh, healthy fruits and vegetables, the suggestion to just grow their own is well-meaning, but overly simplistic, advice. UC Cooperative Extension in Riverside County brings together students, agencies, nutrition educators and gardening experts to work alongside families to grow produce in garden plots atRead More →

A St. Louis-based community gardening organization ends its 30th year with a record harvest. Gateway Greening Community and Youth Gardens harvested over 190,000 pounds of fresh vegetables and fruits in 2014. The nonprofit’s executive director, Mike Sorth, said the organization provides basic gardening supplies and assistance to neighborhood gardens, schoolsRead More →

From vertical gardens to succulent gardens to community vegetable gardens like the San Francisco garden pictured above, city dwellers all around us have started to embrace their (hopefully) green thumb. For city dwellers in particular, community gardening gives us much-needed “outdoor time” with like-minded people, with the added gift ofRead More →

Gardening styles and philosophies can collide in any neighborhood where manicured lawns collide with patches of wildflowers. So you would think that community gardeners who tend plots shoulder to shoulder would have problems. But community gardeners seem to put as much emphasis on the community as they do on theRead More →