Can you believe it!? We can and we wouldn’t have been able to do it without you! For 10-years now, the Cottage City Community Garden has served as a space for health, relaxation, community, nutrition, and fun! We are so excited to celebrate 10-years of community gardening, harvesting great food, great friends, and great memories.
To celebrate 10-years, we’re hoping to raise $2,000 to install solar power to support a drip irrigation system and outdoor lights to support public safety in the evening. Continue reading Celebrating 10 Years!
After a month long search, the Cottage City Community Garden selected a design for our 2020 T-shirt! This year marks a very special time for the community garden, as it is our TENTH year of providing healthy eating and active living opportunities for Cottage City residents. We received several submissions and Clare had the winning … Continue reading We’ve Got a Winner…
Get your creative energy growing! Help design a new t-shirt for the Cottage City Community Garden! The Cottage City Community Garden is proud to announce our first-ever T-Shirt Design Contest with a $100 CASH PRIZE! The t-shirt will be used to promote local agriculture, healthy eating, and community building. Cottage City reserves the right to … Continue reading T-Shirt Design Contest
The Cottage City garden has expanded and now has a hive of honeybees. By adding a hive, the Garden is doing its part to help increase the honeybee population. Continue reading Cottage City Garden has Honeybees
Thank you so much for gardening with the Cottage City Garden. This has been a whirlwind beginning to a garden season! Gardening is a great active living and therapeutic exercise, but we want to maintain the health and safety of our community members while dealing with the current pandemic dealing with COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and ensure that we’re following the … Continue reading Updated Guidelines
Cottage City Community Garden Spring Registration Saturday, March 7, 10am-12pm Sign up on March 7 and receive a FREE spring vegetable plant! Pick up a welcome packet Pay plot fees Ask a Master Gardener about your spring planting designs! Location: Cottage City Town Hall 3820 40th Ave., Cottage City, MD http://www.cottagecitygarden.com Jardín Comunitario de … Continue reading Cottage City Spring Garden Registration
The 2019 growing season was great for the Cottage City Community Garden. Not only did we have a bountiful harvest of vegetables, flowers, and fruit, but we also had an amazing harvest of community. The garden was certified as Baywise for promoting healthy and sustainable growing practices to support the health of the Chesapeake Bay … Continue reading Flashback Fridays – Community Garden Taste and Tour
We’re closing out our 2019 Garden Season with a WINTERIZING event THIS SATURDAY (November 9th from 10am – 12pm)! This event will give your garden soil a head start for the spring growing season by giving the microbes and worms in the soil nutrients to live through the winter. This day will also serve as our … Continue reading Winterizing Your Garden
For millions of Americans, gardening is much more than a hobby—it is a passion. Unfortunately, climate change is threatening the gardening experience across the country. Fortunately, there are actions that you can take to be part of the solution—even while gardening. Join the Cottage City Community Garden for ADAPTING YOUR GARDEN FOR CLIMATE CHANGE, … Continue reading Adapting Your Garden to Climate Change
Do you have a bunch of cucumbers and peaches growing in your garden? Here’s a great receive to make a sweet and savory salad using various heirloom cucumbers for this savory-sweet salad recipe; if you can find them, flaunt them. — Read on http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/cucumber-and-peach-salad-with-herbs/amp Continue reading Cucumber and Peach Salad with Herbs