The Erb Park Neighborhood Garden Walk (or reason 136,842 we love this hood)

The Erb Park Neighborhood Garden Walk (or reason 136,842 we love this hood)

The gifts of the Erb Park neighborhood just keep giving. Yesterday, we, who can't always tell an orchid from a weed, enjoyed a genuinely lovely garden walk though the hood. We noshed on Queen Ann's Lace (did you know it tasted like parsley?), learned about rainwater irrigation techniques, met some talented landscape artists, dug up [...]

St. Therese’s Garden Song

St. Therese’s Garden Song

Rising from an unlikely neighborhood, smack in the center of town, the St. Therese Community Garden stands as a fitting parable, a successful beautification project and an excellent source of good, clean food. Built in conjunction with Goodwill Grows, and spearheaded by chairperson Andy Somers, the 20-plot garden has completely transformed a sad, empty playground [...]

Our thumbs were green with envy

Our tour through our friends' garden left Molly and me speechless last night, mostly because we were chewing on all of the delicious goodies it produced. In a leafy neighborhood full of fat rabbits and determined hobby horticulturists, this box garden looked like the Taj Mahal. An electric fence surrounded wooden sections of gorgeous herbs, vegetables and fruits, including [...]