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Archive: Apr 2018

Why You Should Start an Urban Garden

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_gallery _builder_version=”3.0.67″ posts_number=”1″ show_title_and_caption=”off” show_pagination=”on” gallery_ids=”2471,2475,2473,2472″ fullwidth=”on” orientation=”landscape” zoom_icon_color=”#666666″ hover_overlay_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” background_layout=”dark” border_style=”solid” auto=”off” /][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.67″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”] The weather’s warming up. There are pansies everywhere and perennials are starting to show their colors. All this has you thinking that you should start a garden, but what would you plant and where would you put it? These are the questions my friends and customers ask, and as an urban farmer, I can tell you that even in small spaces or rowhouse yards, there are infinite possibilities for growing. Sharing a meal with friends and family with food you’ve grown, seeing people taste a homegrown tomato or unwrap ground cherries from their husks like kids with candy wrappers–are some of the most rewarding moments. Now is the time to start planting your summer crops. Many gardeners use Mother’s Day…