Community Garden Tour

TUESDAY, MAY 21st at 6:00pm To all my friends who have been eager to learn how to garden or interested in using community gardening as a way to organize your local community — please join the Prince George’s County Food Equity Council for a Garden Tour of the Cottage City Community Garden. This garden tour will …


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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

Cottage City Day 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 Updates – July 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