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Bug Hunt

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Insects are everywhere in the garden, but, as our GrowCity Youth discovered on Saturday morning’s Bug Hunt, that’s not all bad news. Some are beneficial, acting as natural predators to our less-favored garden pests (like that very pretty cabbage looper that wants to eat all of the broccoli). Others help with pollination. We are especially fond of our garden spiders, which set up webs in among the tomato plants and catch stinkbugs. As it turns out, our GrowCity Youth are pretty good bug hunters, too! Continue reading

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A big Thank You to our Volunteers!

While summer is officially over and school has begun here in South Florida, here at the garden the early September subtropical heat is still brutal. Our nursery is filling up with seedlings; we’re preparing our fields for new plants, and … Continue reading

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Spring Thing — Come Out This Saturday, March 16, to Celebrate Spring

Our vegetable season may be nearing an end, but we have many reasons to celebrate. We’re holding an open house at the Garden, 9:30-noon Saturday, March 16. Come see how the garden greets spring and meet our GrowCity Youth, beekeepers, … Continue reading

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Our Garden is Growing — Shares Reservations for 2018-2019 Season are Now Open

We’ve been working hard in the fields and we’re excited to see green beans, arugula, mizuna, eggplants, zucchini, and other heat-tolerant greens growing nicely in our wide rows. The sprouts of our first french breakfast radishes and little sweet white … Continue reading

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What Our Farmer Did This Summer

In addition to weeding, mulching (and sweating) through the hot South Florida summer days, we have spent much of the past month researching ways to increase production in our current space. The goal is two-fold: To serve more of the … Continue reading

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Month of March– Part 1: Spring Thing

On March 10th the garden opened its gates and with GrowCity youth as their tour guides visitors were lead through our garden fields to see what’s growing and taste the splendors of springtime in South Florida. In addition the Broward … Continue reading

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