Liz Berry
 
My thoughts turn to Monarchs and spring
Monarch on Zinnia Garland Community Garden Summer 2017 Domestic Monarch Recoveries – 2017 Source:...
If Liz Were Queen     Feb 9 2018
Groundhog Day Memories, Tulips, and Garden update
Remembering Groundhog Days Past Groundhog Day is today, February 2. According to legend, if the groundhog comes out of its hole and sees its shadow, it will...
If Liz Were Queen     Feb 2 2018
The Brave New Digital World of Remix
We live in the wild wonderful world of remix and always have. But it’s only recently with the blossoming of the digital age providing infinite opportunity to...
If Liz Were Queen     Jan 26 2018
Update on Citizen Science and Makerspace Projects in Garland Texas
Photo Courtesy Xerces Society Bumble bee citizen science training programs hosted by Bumble Bee Watch partners contribute much need data and expand public...
If Liz Were Queen     Jan 25 2018
Tulips Are Being Planted Across the Northern Hemisphere
Emperor Tulips – courtesy Journey North Test Gardens Garland Community Garden becomes one of two gardens in the entire state of Texas to participate in a...
If Liz Were Queen     Jan 7 2018
A Book to Begin the New Year
Don’t you think it’s time we do things differently when it comes to managing and growing our local economy? I do and I’ve purchased the following book in hopes...
If Liz Were Queen     Dec 29 2017
My Christmas Story for 2017
My Christmas Tree 2017 - a Volunteer Cedar that grew too close to my fence CHRISTMAS TREES AND ME As I look at my life I'm reminded of that old nursery...
If Liz Were Queen     Dec 19 2017
December is the Month for Garden Dreaming
What a Difference a Day Makes! Flowers in my yard December 6 and December 7 Those of us who live in the DFW area live in Hardiness Zone 8a,...
If Liz Were Queen     Dec 10 2017
A Season of Light and Giving in Garland
The holiday season officially began for me on Wednesday December 6 as I attended the Garland Noon Exchange Club’s annual Christmas Party for children. It was...
If Liz Were Queen     Dec 7 2017
Holiday Season 2017 Is Promising in Garland
Cornish hens, hasselback potatoes and apple pie--Charlie did make the pie. I knew he couldn't stay out of the kitchen! Thanksgiving 2017 If Thanksgiving is...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 30 2017
November 2017 Update from the Garden
What’s more fun for Cub Scouts than an Easter egg hunt? Unearthing sweet potatoes in the Garland Community Garden November 2, 2017 Cub Scouts in the Garden...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 12 2017
CHILDREN'S HARVEST FESTIVAL
Bailey, a Garland First Grader holds a worm as her father watches. One of the many garden experiences made possible by our Garland Texas Noon Exchange Club and...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 29 2017
Upcoming Event in the Garland Community Garden
Children have always loved gardens! CHILDREN’S HARVEST CELEBRATION sponsored by the Garland Exchange Club and Loving Garland Green* Saturday October 28 -...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 21 2017
21st Century Public Education in Garland Texas Today!
Educational opportunities are offered to Garland High School Students that are not offered to high school students anywhere else in the state of Texas and in...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 11 2017
What's Left to Plant in 2017?
Burgi Bartlett, Loving Garland Green Board member looks over the several hundred seeds that she has laid out in rows prior to covering with soil- Garland...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 1 2017
Garland Community Garden September 2017
Ancient Mother of Corn – Teosinte At the Garland Community Garden Teosinte Grows 12 feet Tall - Garland Community Garden September 24, 2017 As I’ve...
If Liz Were Queen     Sep 29 2017
Why and How City Leaderships Support Makerspaces
Makerspaces are not what a lot of folks mistakenly think they are. Most folks really don’t understand MakerSpaces as the unique educational tool that they...
If Liz Were Queen     Sep 28 2017
Blogging for Free for Local
I had a comment about my last post regarding the Tango Bakery saying that it was promotional and asking if I got paid for writing it. The answer is No. I did...
If Liz Were Queen     Sep 26 2017
The Best Gourmet Desserts Can be Found at Tango Bakery
Where else? In Garland, Texas, of course! Tango Bakery and Latino Ballroom | 2751 S. Garland Avenue | Garland, Texas 7541 I know already some might be...
If Liz Were Queen     Sep 24 2017
A Great Local Day in Garland, Texas
Every day is a day for discovery and learning but this was especially true on Saturday in Garland, Texas. It was the day of the annual Live Well Go Green...
If Liz Were Queen     Sep 24 2017
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