Flashback Fridays – Community Garden Taste and Tour

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

Winterizing Your Garden

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

Chat with a Master Gardener & Reserve Your Garden Bed for 2019

  RESERVE YOUR GARDEN BED NOW! The 2019 Cottage City Community Garden Season is starting on March 23rd!  If you are interested in having a plot at the Cottage City Community Garden(located at 4222 Cottage Terrace). Garden plot fees are very affordable at only $10 per bed for the entire season. If you are feeling … Continue reading Chat with a Master Gardener & Reserve Your Garden Bed for 2019

Photo Challenge Giveaway!

This year’s Port Town’s Day celebration is an event you DON’T want to miss! Not only will the Cottage City Community Garden be there in full effect giving away seeds and providing tips on gardening, we’re also kicking off our photo challenge, where you can enter to win an #edibleactivist t-shirt or a bottle of … Continue reading Photo Challenge Giveaway!

Cucuzza Longa Squash

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