Research

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Our 2009 Greening Review and previous editions of the Greening Review feature topics of interest to the community gardening world as well as to the academic, professional, non-governmental, and governmental worlds. The 2009 edition and the 1999 – 2003 editions of the Community Greening Review can be downloaded below. The 25th Anniversary edition is available […] Read More

Funding Opportunities

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Seed Money SeedMoney is a great way to catapult your garden’s sustainable fundraising plan. They are offering Challenge Grants and Merit Grants. “Challenge Grants” will be awarded to the first 75 projects that are able to raise $600 via their crowdfunding pages during SeedMoney’s 30-day challenge period running from November 15 to December 15. “Merit Grants” are more […] Read More

Three Key Hints for Starting Your Own Seeds

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Starting your own vegetable plants from seed makes a lot of sense for community gardeners. For the modest price of a seed packet, a community garden group can grow more than enough tomatoes or peppers for an average vacant lot-sized garden. That’s not all – you also have a potential educational benefit if you can get kids involved in the process, and you can grow choice varieties–especially heirlooms–rarely available in garden centers. You can also time your growing so you’ve got top quality seedlings ready to go at the best time for your particular gardens. Read More