Liz Berry
 
Loving Garland Green Upcoming December Activities
Charles Frank Bivilacqua, Board Member of Loving Garland Green, gathering Texas Native Pecans for our December Fundraiser at 4022 Naaman School Road. Loving...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 30 2013
Save the Queen--Bee that is.
If you are concerned about the Bees, this might Bee a project you would like to invest in. Gene Wall Cole is a beekeeper and an author and researcher who...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 24 2013
November 21 Update on Urban Garden One and Loving Garland Green
I decided to follow the example provided by commercial merchandisers and just skip Thanksgiving altogether and go straight to Christmas. This morning I pulled...
EatGreenDFW iReporter     Nov 21 2013
Act Local, Leverage Global: Why the Kauai Decision Matters:
Kaye Spector reported that the Kauai Council voted 5-2 to override their mayor's veto of a bill mandating disclosure of pesticide use and the presence of...
EatGreenDFW iReporter     Nov 18 2013
A locally-based agricultural system has the power to transform a local economy
Sometimes (although admittedly less and less) when I talk to people regarding the power of urban agriculture to transform the local economy of Garland and other...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 14 2013
Getting Ready for Winter--First Freeze for Fall 2013 DFW
Tonight, if the weather man is to be believed, the mercury will dip to 28 degrees F here in the DFW area. Like many urban gardeners, Charlie and I have been...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 12 2013
And Love Garland Green Continues to Move Closer to Its Birth as a Nonprofit
As our members continue to work on the action items related to filing Loving Garland Green as a members-directed nonprofit, I'm reminded of how talented the...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 11 2013
Loving Garland Green with a Community Garden
Amidst mundane but necessary research on water tanks and rainwater harvesting issues related to the Garland Urban Agricultural Center and Community Garden, my...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 9 2013
Lessons from the Garden
Yes, I can tell that life in my urban gardens (1,2, and 3) is slowing down for the coming winter. I'm reminded of what Sydney Eddison wrote in her book,...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 9 2013
It's Official! We are now to be known as "Loving Garland Green"
Loving Garland Green -- Instead of a "chicken in every pot", we support a "garden on every lot." Last night the planning committee for the Garland Urban...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 8 2013
Looking forward to the third Garland Community Garden Planning Committee Meeting Tonight
Two more Garland residents have joined the planning committee for the Garland Urban Agricultural Center and Community Garden--Ken and Kellie Dyer. I met both...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 7 2013
Visiting DFW Community Gardens with Liz and Charlie
Today, in our continuing quest to learn how others manage their community gardens in the DFW area, Charlie and I visited the Plano Community Garden--and what a...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 2 2013
Rethinking Our Relationship with Food
Taken 10/31/2013 10:30 am - Iflizwerequeen Urban Garden One - Title: Even Bees Like Okra _____________________________________________________ Last night...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 31 2013
Tromping the Back Forty with Margie
Margie [ my neighbor across the street and also a member of the Garland Urban Agricultural Center and Community Garden planning committee ] and I hiked around...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 29 2013
In Praise of Urban Container Gardening
12th eggplant from this 10 gallon container and still promising more with 23 blooms As I mentioned in a previous post, I grew three of the best-tasting...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 28 2013
Water Harvesting: A Happier Solution than Austerity
Nate Downey and his book Harvest the Rain is the book I have been waiting for: a detailed "how to" for people and communities wanting to take a major step in...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 27 2013
For the LOVE of Cities--Have a Love Affair with Your City
* Carnegie Hall - Jim Dine - 1986 I began reading Peter Kageyama's book, "For the Love of Cities" last night. Yes, I'm the kind of person who reads passages...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 27 2013
Iflizwerequeen at Rethink Community -- a Garland Event
RETHINK COMMUNITY - 2013 Garland Neighborhood Summit I just returned homr from an inspiring community event sponsored by City of Garland Environmental...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 26 2013
Planning Committee for Garland Community Garden Met
It's not even open and the Garland Community Garden is already producing--in fact, it's probably been producting for about 40 years. The Texas Native Pecans in...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 25 2013
Iflizwerequeen at the Texas Veggie Fair
Yesterday was the perfect weather for the Texas Veggie Fair at Reverchon Park in Dallas. The only thing not perfect was the parking. The only parking was on...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 21 2013
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