Liz Berry
 
My Hopes for Now and the New Year
WINGS IN THE GARDEN - a participatory art installation in the Garland Community Garden -- Do something out of your box, even if it feels silly. Many of us are...
If Liz Were Queen     Dec 2 2018
It's the Monarch Time of Year
Monarchs mating in the Garland Community Garden - October 8, 2018 Photo by Jane Stroud According to information from the University of Minnesota, mating...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 8 2018
Getting the Most Out of Your Charity Yard Sale
More lessons for my friends on getting the most out of your favorite Charity Yard Sale: It is definitely worth it to take a few days beforehand and use the...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 1 2018
More Pre-Event Sale Items for LGG Charity Fundraiser
As promised, I’m adding more items today to our growing list of pre-event items for sale for our upcoming October 6 Loving Garland Green Yard Sale at 269...
If Liz Were Queen     Sep 30 2018
LGG Big Fundraiser Sale in Garland Saturday October 6
Loving Garland Green is having our year-end fundraising Yard Sale! SATURDAY OCTOBER 6 9 AM TO 3PM 269 Bellwood Drive Garland, Texas 75040 Hope to see you...
If Liz Were Queen     Sep 29 2018
Does Your City Have a Heart?
The City of Garland has a heart and its central location is our downtown square. Peter Kageyama has written much on the topic of the emotional attachment to...
If Liz Were Queen     Sep 28 2018
Garland Maker Community Are Optimistic Creative Problem Solvers
Garland Residents Have a Long History of Creative Problem Solving Garland has a long history of making and “making do.” One of our early examples of “making...
If Liz Were Queen     Sep 26 2018
Auspicious Beginnings for Makers in Humble Settings
Current Location for the Garland Area Makerspace and Loving Garland Green ___________________________________________________________________ As I sat in...
If Liz Were Queen     Sep 24 2018
A Modern-Day Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Garland, Texas?
Bobby Orozco's piano in his Garland Texas home, The Marigold House Here in Garland, Texas we have opportunities to listen to all kinds of live music—from...
If Liz Were Queen     Sep 23 2018
Monarchs and Music Makers in Garland Texas
There is always a lovely surprise waiting for visitors to the Garland Community Garden. On Thursday I came upon one of our Yuccas in blooming just in time for...
If Liz Were Queen     Sep 22 2018
September Garland MarketPlace--Whole lot of Makers!
Garland Area MakerSpace Booth I spent all day yesterday (Saturday September 15) amongst my favorite people—makers at the Garland MarketPlace, a bimonthly...
If Liz Were Queen     Sep 16 2018
Ants and Aphids In the Garden
It’s difficult to appreciate ants—especially if you are a north Texas gardener who numbers among their victims. I always count my day as lucky if I spend more...
If Liz Were Queen     Aug 23 2018
Update on Imposters in the Garden
Queen on Charlie's chest. Sunday Aug19, 2018 Our imposter caterpillar eclosed this morning--11 days after I rescued it in the Garland Community Garden....
If Liz Were Queen     Aug 19 2018
Imposters in the Garden
Jane and I had a busy morning in the garden this morning. For the past week we've been seeing an increase in the number of all kinds of butterflies but...
If Liz Were Queen     Aug 8 2018
Garland MarketPlace in Historic Downtown Garland
The unusual, new, and the familiar made their appearances. Garland Texas is filled with makers. Yesterday, August 4 was the first Saturday of the month and...
If Liz Were Queen     Aug 5 2018
Volunteers Make Our World a Better Place
Nicholas Kircus in the Garland Community Garden July 24, 2018 The spirit of volunteerism touches hearts—both the young and the old. Nicholas Kircus is among...
If Liz Were Queen     Jul 24 2018
Gardens, Immortality and People
One of the peach trees in my front yard - July 17, 2018 This morning I was thinking when I was down at the garden watering and harvesting some produce to take...
If Liz Were Queen     Jul 17 2018
July Volunteer Activities in Garland
Two members from our first Eco Makers Meeting: Doug Windham and Ellen Gerardis Eco Maker Cluster Group Met on Monday July is filling up fast with volunteer...
If Liz Were Queen     Jul 11 2018
A Quiet Fourth of July
Today was a quiet Fourth of July for me as there was no downtown Parade in Garland Texas. I miss that. Firewheel just isn’t the same feeling of old time...
If Liz Were Queen     Jul 4 2018
Another Special Class Upcoming at Garland Area MakerSpace
Artie Moskowitz holding a prosthetic hand that he manufactured using a 3-D printer. Artie has made over 50 of these hands for people all over the world. I’m...
If Liz Were Queen     Jun 25 2018
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