This year, the Cottage City Community Garden partnered with @soilfulcitydc to grow and harvest Fish Peppers for Soilful’s Pippin Sauce. Fish Peppers are a native to the Caribbean and became popular in the Baltimore Region in the 19th Century in the fish and oyster houses. It was the secret! Artist and War Veteran Horace Pippin was instrumental in … Continue reading Soilful’s Pippin Sauce Launch Party
Cucuzza Longa Squash The giant, long squash in the back garden of Cottage City Garden, pretty impressive, is…Cucuzza Longa Squash from Sicily, a real iconic summer squash for Sicilians. In New Orleans where lots of Sicilians settled, it is much beloved and called “gagootz” in the local dialect. The singer Louis Prima had a famous song about … Continue reading Cucuzza Longa Squash
This weekend was a great harvest for the Cottage City Community Garden! We collected about 15 pounds of tomatoes, a peck of green and purple okra, figs, peppers, chiles and more! Even better, we’re sharing our produce with our neighbors. Stop by the townhall today and immediately following the town’s work session will distribute … Continue reading Produce Share at the Cottage City Town Hall TODAY!
Come learn about Native Plantings and creating a native pollinator garden on Saturday, September 8th at 10:00am. Continue reading Community Garden Updates – September 2018
We had a great time last weekend at the Annual Cottage City Day! The staff and the commissioners always do an exceptional job of organizing an event that is engaging, entertaining, and exciting for people of all ages! Music by Cottage City’s own @fuzzqueenband, horse rides, water slides, FREE FOOD, bingo, a neighborhood survey, hot … Continue reading Cottage City Day 2018
GARDEN WORKSHOP: Maintaining Fruit Trees | Saturday, July 14 at 9:00am. Our dear friend Kim Knox, a certified tree arborist, will conduct a workshop on maintaining fruit trees. This workshop will begin promptly at 9:00am so that we can avoid the summer heat as much as possible. Bring a friend or a neighbor! WATERING SCHEDULE … Continue reading Garden Updates – July 2018
Huge thanks to the Cottage City Public Works team Greg and Anthony, and Commissioner Givens for removing the tree stumps from the garden! Continue reading Tree Stump Removal