Liz Berry
 
TIME TO START THOSE SEEDS!
SPRING FEVER HAS HIT ME How do I know? A few days ago, I bought a seed starting tray. I know it was not a sustainable action on my part--consumerism at its...
If Liz Were Queen     Jan 24 @ 8:26 am
GREENS FOR THANKSGIVING FROM THE GARLAND COMMUNITY GARDEN
MUSTARD GREEN HARVEST GARLAND COMMUNITY GARDEN! 10 AM to NOON Saturday November 18, 2023 I will be at the Garland Community Garden for two hours on Saturday...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 16 @ 10:39 pm
TAKING STOCK OF THE SPRING/SUMMER GARDEN STORY FOR 2023 IN GARLAND
OH MY GOSH! It's been three months since I posted. I don't know about you, but I've been too busy trying to keep everything, including myself and Charlie,...
If Liz Were Queen     Aug 5 @ 9:43 am
A TRIBUTE TO ALL MOTHER GARDENERS
MOTHER'S DAY -- A GREAT DAY TO VISIT THE GARLAND COMMUNITY GARDEN! Jane is a former president of Loving Garland Green and a current board member. Because of...
If Liz Were Queen     May 13 @ 6:57 am
SEEDS FROM YEARS AGO AND MORE
Growing Edibles and Seed Saving in 2023--News from the Garland Community Garden This seems is the year for successfully growing things from seed for me and...
If Liz Were Queen     May 10 @ 11:16 am
LISTEN TO THE GARDEN
HOW TO CELEBRATE EARTH DAY? Come to the Garland Community Garden and listen to the sounds of the garden. We need to do much more than pay attention to the...
If Liz Were Queen     Apr 20 @ 6:39 pm
PLANT-BASED PLASTICS ARE COMING INTO THEIR OWN
BIOPLASTICS Bioplastics are a type of plastic that can be made from natural resources such as vegetable oils and starches. Since bioplastics are plant-based...
If Liz Were Queen     Apr 19 @ 5:43 am
HELPING HANDS AT THE GARLAND COMMUNITY GARDEN
April 16, 2023 in the Garland Community Garden with Ahmet Cetinkaya, his father and Vijval Byagari and his father A Big THANK YOU to the Helping Hands in the...
If Liz Were Queen     Apr 16 @ 3:47 pm
APRIL 14 IS NATIONAL GARDENING DAY
APRIL 14 IS NATIONAL GARDENING DAY! Celebrate this weekend by visiting the Garland Community Garden.
If Liz Were Queen     Apr 14 @ 7:56 am
Spring in the Garland Community Garden
UPDATE FROM THE GARLAND COMMUNITY GARDEN Yesterday afternoon I spent a few hours in the garden putzing around. Our garden is different from most community...
If Liz Were Queen     Apr 12 @ 7:46 am
GARDENING FOR KIDS IN GARLAND
Yesterday [April 10] in honor of coming Earth Day, The Nicholson Memorial Library System and Loving Garland Green, representing the Garland Community Garden,...
If Liz Were Queen     Apr 11 @ 8:30 am
IF YOU WANT A JOB WELL-DONE, ASK A SCOUT
SCOUTS DO THE JOB WELL This has been a busy weekend in the garden! I recently got a call from Charlotte Savage asking if there was some project she could work...
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 13 @ 10:54 am
ONGOING CARE OF A LASAGNA BED
ONGOING CARE OF A LASAGNA BED The ongoing care of a lasagna bed includes weekly and seasonal replenishment. At first the bed will be about two feet high but...
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 13 @ 9:40 am
GARDENS HEAL
THE GARDEN IS A HEALING PLACE and often a family affair There are many different reasons why people turn to gardening, but from what I’ve seen, if you dig...
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 13 @ 7:08 am
Sunday at 3PM Garland Community Garden Event
A woman called me a few days ago and asked if I could teach her how to garden. THAT remains to be seen. However, I did accept the challenge. I'm meeting her...
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 11 @ 9:34 pm
GARDENS ARE GREAT PLACES FOR MAKING LASTING MEMORIES
Left to Right: Girl Scouts, Liz and Calley (supposedly the adults in the photo) SUNDAY! WHAT A WONDERFUL SERENDIPITOUS GARDEN DAY! It seems like for a...
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 6 @ 10:17 am
GARDENING IS STEEPED IN POLITICS
SPRING IS THE TIME FOR PLANTING. When it comes to seeds, you have three choices: Open Pollinated; Hybrid or GMO I took up gardening late in life--about 10...
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 4 @ 7:19 am
REINCARNATION IN THE GARDEN
SECOND LIFE FOR THE PLASTIC MILK JUG Use the plastic milk jug as the perfect one-gallon measurement for watering in your garden. It takes six of these filled...
If Liz Were Queen     Feb 26 @ 8:19 am
MAXIMIZE YOUR LIMITED URBAN GARDEN SPACE
We loaded up an upside down tomato grow container this afternoon. I'm curious to see how well the plants grow in this container. Supposedly, its two-foot...
If Liz Were Queen     Feb 15 2023
LEARNING FROM THE GARDEN
I just made another sign for the Garland Community Garden. Our garden will be filled with signs this year. Making these signs reminds me of when I was a...
If Liz Were Queen     Feb 13 2023
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