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Keep Basil Producing Until First Frost
HERE IS A GARDEN TIP FROM MY FRIENDS AT TERROIR SEEDS: Do you know how to keep your basil growing strong until the fall frost? If left to its own ways,...
If Liz Were Queen     Aug 25 @ 9:53 am
PARKCREST SCHOOL GARDEN THRIVED OVER THE SUMMER!
Linsey Gilbert, School Nurse and Founder of the Parkcrest Elementary School Garden shows one of at least 100 gourds growing in their garden. To the right is...
If Liz Were Queen     Aug 15 @ 3:56 pm
FUNDRAISING ADVICE FOR SMALL LOCAL NONPROFITS
NUMBER 1: If you have been recently awarded your 501 C 3 Nonprofit status from the IRS. Go to GuideStar and update your information. This company does not...
If Liz Were Queen     Jul 29 @ 11:27 am
HOW TO SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
THE SUPER TIP OF ALL FOR NEWLY MINTED NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS: Update the information for your organization on GuideStar. What? You never heard of GuideStar?...
If Liz Were Queen     Jul 14 @ 8:15 am
HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!
MY WISH IS THAT ON THIS DAY MORE AMERICANS WOULD SPEND MORE TIME CONTEMPLATING THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PATRIOTISM AND NATIONALISM. Patriotism is, according to...
If Liz Were Queen     Jul 4 @ 8:32 am
Happy Fourth from the Garden
Burgi and Liz with some of the harvest Today was a harvest morning in the garden. It always takes longer than I expect. We started at 7:30 and finished at...
If Liz Were Queen     Jul 3 @ 10:44 am
Makerspaces Are Places Where the Future is Created
FIRST IN A SERIES ON THE VALUE OF A MAKERSPACE AS THE MISSING LINK TO BRIDGE TO NEW TECHNOLOGY AND JOBS OF THE FUTURE: With a makerspace, creating prototypes...
If Liz Were Queen     Jul 1 @ 9:36 am
Garland Area Makerspace at the Fashion Show
John Jones (Jonesy), Vice President of the Garland Area Makerspace, at our table. Our theme was answering the question: What is a maker? The answers featured...
If Liz Were Queen     Jun 28 @ 8:48 am
SATIRE AND REAL LIFE SWITCH PLACES 80 YEARS LATER
Interesting how political cartoons can resurface as real life. Theodor Geisel created this cartoon almost 80 years ago as satire. Just the other day we heard...
If Liz Were Queen     Jun 26 @ 5:42 pm
Keep Our Kids in School and Out of Prison
Poverty, even more than race or ethnicity determines who ends up in prison in the USA. And, there is a connection between poverty and lack of education in the...
If Liz Were Queen     Jun 22 @ 6:53 am
We Need To Teach Our Kids Values and how to Analyze for Truth
Value Statement: "Racial Hatred has no Color" I've been thinking a lot lately about education and our schools and some of the actions we could take as...
If Liz Were Queen     Jun 21 @ 10:38 am
Meeting Needs of Students Who Have Been Left Behind
FIRST THE BAD NEWS: Yes the USA Educational System is failing our kids. As I mentioned in a previous article on our USA educational system, it has failed...
If Liz Were Queen     Jun 18 @ 11:25 pm
What's Wrong with Our Public School System?
Conventional Wisdom says to get back to the basics the three R's. Convention Wisdom is not even a reasonable facsimile for intelligence but it's an excellent...
If Liz Were Queen     Jun 16 @ 8:13 am
Garland, The Garden City
If the the group of people in the photo below have their way, Garland could soon earn the title of "Garden City." Representatives from Dallas County Master...
Garland iReporter     Jun 5 @ 4:17 pm
Garland, The Garden City
If the the group of people in the photo below have their way, Garland could soon earn the title of "Garden City." Representatives from Dallas County Master...
If Liz Were Queen     Jun 5 @ 4:17 pm
Garland Area Makerspace Wings Looking for a Home
GARLAND AREA MAKERSPACE NEEDS YOU! These wings are looking for a temporary home.They may magically attract visitors to your business. AND THEY ARE FREE! If...
If Liz Were Queen     May 29 @ 9:28 pm
Sunday at the Garland Community Garden
More Gardeners for Garland I’m happy to report that yet another Garland family has decided to steward a plot at the Garland Community Garden. Meet Ashley and...
If Liz Were Queen     May 20 @ 8:33 am
First Generation Monarchs 2019 Are Arriving
First Generation 2019 Monarch Caterpillar GARLAND COMMUNITY GARDEN UPDATE The garden needs some tender loving care. I'm going back down there this afternoon...
If Liz Were Queen     May 3 @ 1:56 pm
Heirloom, Hybrid and Genetically Modified
42 Sweet Corn G90 transplants - a hybrid variety planted April 11, 2019 at the Garland Community Garden Many Ways to Classify Seeds and Plants In addition to...
If Liz Were Queen     Apr 13 @ 11:17 am
FEEDING SOIL VS. FEEDING PLANTS
Drawing by Beatrix Potter from “Peter Rabbit.” Perhaps if Mr. McGregor had known how great rabbit manure was for his garden, he would have made friends with...
If Liz Were Queen     Apr 13 @ 8:22 am
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