The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) will be celebrating community gardening across the UK this year through the RHS Community Awards. The new virtual awards replace the RHS Britain in Bloom UK Finals competition for 2021 – for the first time in the campaign’s 57-year history – and will see groupsRead 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 →

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 →

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 →