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
Are you interested in learning more about your town and meeting your neighbors, while also learning how to grow and prepare your own foods!? If your answer is yes, then we would love to have you at the Cottage City Community Garden! Each year as a group, we help to plant and tend to the … Continue reading Join the Cottage City Community Garden!
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
Spring gardens are made in Winter! Join the Cottage City Community Gardeners on Saturday, March 12 to learn how to start your own vegetable garden! Continue reading Learn the ABCs of Gardening on March 12!
Please – We really need everyone who has a bed to show up this weekend on Saturday August 8th from 9:00am – 12:00pm. We will have treats to share – hot sauce from the garden and chips! We have much to do before fall…so more hands will make it all go faster and be more fun. The weather … Continue reading Volunteer at Cottage City Garden on August 8.
The old structure holding up the grape vine is collapsed. Here’s a good chance to give back to the garden. I can assist in buying/obtaining the materials and explaining a simple design, but I do not have time to construct something until my next visit in a week and a half. I don’t mind doing … Continue reading Help Save the Grape Vines!
Volunteers are essential to helping our Cottage City Garden grow and thrive. Volunteers create a better garden and a better community. Bring your interest, energy, knowledge and passion to the Cottage City Garden and help make each guest’s visit beautiful and enriching. As a volunteer you will meet people of similar interests, acquire new skills and … Continue reading Become a Cottage City Garden Volunteer
This week the following items are ready for harvest at the garden: 8-ball Squash Yellow Squash Green Zucchini Cherry tomatoes beets Sorrel Summer kale Lavendar Chives Oregano Continue reading What we’re picking | July 7, 2015
Don’t miss out on the NEW Port Town’s Farmers Market starting in Bladensburg on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 10:00 AM at the corner of 58th Avenue & Emerson Street right next to the Port Towns Elementary School. This is an important community service for Bladensburg and the Port Towns offering a food shopping opportunity with … Continue reading Port Towns Farmer’s Market
The June 2015 issue of Washington Gardener Magazine is now out and is posted at: http://issuu.com/washingtongardener/docs/washingtongardenerjune15 This issue includes: Odonating in our Region: Dragonflies and Damselflies Pretty Native Groundcover: Canada Mayflower June-July Garden Tasks Microgreens Local Garden Events Listing Lisianthus: the New Rose Meet the Interns Visit to Sunshine Farm and Gardens How Biochar Alters … Continue reading June 2015 issue of Washington Gardener Magazine