Liz Berry
 
City Top Leaders Move Fast in Support of Garland's Community Garden!
Charlie Bevilacqua, board member of Loving Garland Green, stands in front of a pile of mulch delivered to the Garland Community Garden yesterday. Doug Athas,...
If Liz Were Queen     Apr 3 2014
Updates from Loving Garland Green
Erin and Jack plant a peach tree in their grandmother's woodland garden As of Sunday, March 30, my woodlands garden now has three peach trees, two...
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 30 2014
Coming Up Green Tomorrow in Garland!
Two Big Green Events Tomorrow in Garland! 1. Garland IDS 70th Annual Live Stock and Plant Show and 33 CTE Exhibit Friday at 5:30 PM to Saturday at 4:00PM...
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 28 2014
A Few Facts and Conclusions about Blueberries
one of 20 Premier Blueberries in my front yard urban garden March 28, 2014 Gardening successfully is a process that one learns over time. Few, if any of us,...
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 28 2014
The Great Potato Race is on
My potatoes are on the way! The photo above was taken at Garland Urban Garden Location: 216 East Kingsbridge Drive March 27. The traditional ideal time for...
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 27 2014
Checking in with "Another Urban Garden"
Cassandra Kahl and her daughter Madilyn in front of their square foot garden, planted March 1, 2014 Another Urban Garden Another Urban Garden is a program...
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 25 2014
So you want to make a raised bed. . .
Indeed! Making a raised bed is the first step to creating an urban garden in the DFW area because not much is going to grow out of the soil here as it is....
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 24 2014
About Rabbit Manure and Compost Containers and Market Opportunities
Sometimes when I'm talking to folks about Loving Garland Green and our mission to increase the number of urban gardens in Garland because it will raise up our...
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 14 2014
Ragsdale Farms and Garland Marketplace
I just got an email this morning from Paul Ragsdale-- Ragsdale Farms. I met Paul and his son Zach last summer at the Garland Marketplace on the downtown...
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 10 2014
So many New Ways to Garden--and they are all easy
After the initial installation that is. . . The one drawback to these new methods of gardening is sometimes the expense if you cannot find reusable materials...
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 7 2014
Understanding Implications of Supporting Local
Another Urban Garden at 216 East Kingsbridge Drive Garland Texas 3/3/2014 This is what "local" looks like at my place this morning. If you went over to...
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 3 2014
Another Urban Garden: Two of them in Garland!
Garland Mayor Doug Athas assisted in one of the installations! The mayor, like many mayors of large cities, understands the importance of urban agriculture in...
If Liz Were Queen     Mar 1 2014
Gardening Is a Highly Addictive Activity
A photo of my greenhouse on the left posted a week or so ago and then one of it today in my kitchen--bursting at the seams and overflowing into my kitchen with...
If Liz Were Queen     Feb 25 2014
Spring is still just a promise
This morning, after hearing on the news the mercury is dipping to 32 tonight and 29 tomorrow night, I walked out into my garden to see one of my almond trees...
If Liz Were Queen     Feb 24 2014
Potato Planting Time: Doing it!
Today I decided to pretend the temperature is a balmy 60 degrees and install at least one of my potato towers. I went to Home Depot the other day to get the...
If Liz Were Queen     Feb 11 2014
Potato Planting Time!
S eed Potatoes. The two smaller ones can be planted whole. The larger ones will be cut into two or three pieces, each one with an eye. Now is the time for...
If Liz Were Queen     Feb 9 2014
Who said January and February are slow months for Gardeners?
No one who has talked to a member of Loving Garland Green--that's for certain! from my seedling greenhouse - Flamenco Tomatoes are part of my ongoing quest...
If Liz Were Queen     Feb 5 2014
Degrees of Green
Along the spectrum of "greenness" I have friends whom I would designate as the darkest green to the left on the chart above. If I were to designate my place on...
If Liz Were Queen     Jan 30 2014
Another Urban Garden
Anita and Robert's three raised vegetable beds Today I dropped by the home of Anita and Robert Opel who live in the Coomer Creek Neighborhood of Garland, Texas...
If Liz Were Queen     Jan 26 2014
Keep Track of What You Grow
Get a ballpark figure for the potential market value of what you can grow in the space available to you. But keep in mind that some things like digging...
If Liz Were Queen     Jan 23 2014
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