Herbal Gardening Workshop

Are you interested in learning more about growing, cooking and making remedies with herbs? Come out to the Cottage City community garden to learn the basics of growing your own herb plants from seed. We’ll also have FREE giveaways and surprises! Bring a friend or two. Continue reading Herbal Gardening Workshop

Health & Food

Did you know that a diet complete with fresh fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of cancers and other chronic diseases? Learn more about the intersection of health and food at the Cottage City Community Garden’s monthly workshop on Saturday, May 13th at 10:00am. Kate Kappel, of the Prince George’s County Master Gardener program will … Continue reading Health & Food

The Color of Food: How Gardens and Farms Can Help Us Heal From a History of Racism

When we work together, share meals together, and laugh together, we’re repairing relationships with the soil as a community. Sitting at the table with so many farmers doing revolutionary work taught me that farming isn’t only about stewarding the land; it’s also about stewarding community and tending the soul. The land beneath our feet carries our history and carries freedom. Continue reading The Color of Food: How Gardens and Farms Can Help Us Heal From a History of Racism

Creating a Winter Garden

PTCHP is sponsoring a “Winter Gardening Class” on Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 7-9 p.m. at Colmar Manor Community Garden. While it is $10 for everyone else, it’s free to Cottage City and Colmar Manor Community gardeners.    Creating a Thriving Winter Garden Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 7-9 p.m.-Colmar Manor Community Garden, 3701 Lawrence Street, Colmar … Continue reading Creating a Winter Garden

Cottage City Garden Fall Clean-Up

Cottage City Community Garden is hosting a Fall Clean-Up with the Port Towns Youth Council (PTYC) on Saturday, October 8th, between 9am 12pm. All are welcome to volunteer and help us continue to improve the Cottage City Community Garden. Middle School and High School students can receive service-learning credit for their participation. The PTYC will be weeding and spreading mulch … Continue reading Cottage City Garden Fall Clean-Up