Conservationist David Wasmuth, second from right, with student interns from the Northeast Earth Coalition at the Brookdale Park Overlook Spring Restoration Project. (COURTESY JOSE GERMAN-GOMEZ) By JOSE GERMAN-GOMEZFor the Montclair Local Gardening is more than planting seeds and growing flowers or food. It is a holistic life experience that allowsRead 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 →

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 →