Liz Berry
 
Margie, Yard Art and More
Margie Rodgers mowing the Garland Community Garden at 4022 Naaman School Road June 11, 2014 One great thing about belonging to a community group like Loving...
If Liz Were Queen     Jun 12 2014
More Lessons from My Garden: Cabbage Worms and Grapes
Image courtesy Alton N. Sparks Jr. University of Georgia Cabbage Worms and the Ecosystem--Where do our priorities fit? This morning Charlie announced that...
If Liz Were Queen     Jun 11 2014
Add Another $8 to the Blackberry Bounty
June 10 marks another Blackberry bounty from the one incredible bush. This afternoon I picked 1 and 1/3 pounds. Adding to it the 2/3's pound of blackberries...
If Liz Were Queen     Jun 10 2014
Charlie's Tomatoes will be featured on the June 21st Garden Tour
Crop Record for Charlie's Garden June 9: 3 large tomatoes and 9 cherry tomatoes weighed in at 1 1/3 pounds! At a current market value of $1.99 for vine ripe...
If Liz Were Queen     Jun 10 2014
A Midsummer Night's Garden Tour in Garland
A Midsummer Night's Garden Tour - Saturday, June 21st - 6PM to 9PM hosted by Garland Urban Farmers and members of Loving Garland Green Even if you don't...
If Liz Were Queen     Jun 9 2014
More on the Incredible Ever-Producing Blackberry Bush
June 7 saw my third formal harvest of the blackberry bush in my front garden. "Formal" means that I put them in a container and weigh them. (I haven't been...
If Liz Were Queen     Jun 9 2014
Blackberry Harvest Continues
June 2, second Blackberry harvest yields 37 ounces of blackberries--about 2 and 1/4 pounds. At today's commercial price of $3.98 for 12 ounces the dollar value...
If Liz Were Queen     Jun 3 2014
The Beginning of the Great Pomegranate Experiment
Photo Wiki Commons - Courtesy Augustus Binu The Pomegranate is officially classified as a berry which originated in Iran. Pomegranate seeds provide 12% of the...
If Liz Were Queen     Jun 1 2014
Blackberry Harvest Has Begun
Blackberries from my garden today weighed in at 1 and 1/2 pounds. Current Market Value: $7.96 [Today at the grocery store blackberries are selling $3.98 for...
If Liz Were Queen     May 31 2014
So you want an urban garden: Where do you begin?
Crystal Carel, a Garland resident, plants her urban garden as Liz Berry watches. Crystal's urban garden is contained in a 4' x 7' x 8 in high wooden bed. Her...
If Liz Were Queen     May 12 2014
First Month Anniversary of the Garland Community Garden
Sometimes when I visit the garden I become impatient as I note all the things left to do (create sand paths, put more signs in, get more citizens involved to...
If Liz Were Queen     May 10 2014
Assessing the Damage at the Garland Community Garden and a Theft
View of my greens garden after the rain. Hurrah for the rain! __________________________________________________________________ Report from the Winding...
If Liz Were Queen     May 9 2014
Urban Gardening -- Perhaps the Ultimate in Social Cure-Alls
Urban gardening can cure many things that may ail residents in a community. Gardening will improve gardener's awareness of: healthy fresh food and thus...
If Liz Were Queen     May 8 2014
Keyhole Farm Donation Installed Saturday May 3 at the Garland Community Garden
Keyhole Garden 4022 Naaman School Road - The Garland Community Garden Leon Smith, proprietor of Keyhole Farm, generously donated one of his lovely keyhole...
If Liz Were Queen     May 3 2014
The Anyone Can Do It Urban Farming Method
The Loving Garland Green Urban Farming Method Also known as the “Anyone Can Do It Urban Farming Method” Note: We are almost finished with building an example...
If Liz Were Queen     May 2 2014
A Day of Gardening in Garland
Tuesday was quite a day as gardening goes. . . in fact, I gardened from 9 am to 6 pm. The Proof of Concept of Another Urban Garden Is Completed The day...
If Liz Were Queen     Apr 29 2014
Strawberry Harvest Begins at One Garland Urban Farm!
In an attempt to escape the drudgery of cleaning up my home for the meeting of Loving Garland Green tonight, I went outside to inspect the garden now occupying...
If Liz Were Queen     Apr 28 2014
Urban Farms Are on the Rise in Garland Texas
I 'll be sure to return here in June when the morning glories are climbing all over Carol and Daniel's fence. It's a verifiable fact that urban farms are on...
If Liz Were Queen     Apr 27 2014
Vol. 3 - Site 3: A visit with Leon Smith at Keyhole Farm
Another Volume from the Annual Keyhole Garden Tour April 25 - Clifton Texas Leon Smith and his brother Lyndell of Keyhole Farm have manufactured the first...
If Liz Were Queen     Apr 27 2014
Vol. 2 Site 8: Dr. Deb Tolman's Keyhole Gardens site
Attempting to write about Deb Tolman is a formidable task because there is a lot to tell. Dr. Deb Tolman holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences/Resources and...
If Liz Were Queen     Apr 26 2014
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