This year, the Cottage City Community Garden partnered with @soilfulcitydc to grow and harvest Fish Peppers for Soilful’s Pippin Sauce. Fish Peppers are a native to the Caribbean and became popular in the Baltimore Region in the 19th Century in the fish and oyster houses. It was the secret! Artist and War Veteran Horace Pippin was instrumental in … Continue reading Soilful’s Pippin Sauce Launch Party
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
Can you believe it!? It’s already June and we’re nearly at the mid-point for the growing season and the Summer Solstice or the longest day of the year. SATURDAY WORKSHOP – June 9 at 10:00am This Saturday, we’re having a workshop on Strawbale Gardening and a recipe swap on eating food from our garden. Liz … Continue reading June Garden News
Wow! This weather has been very interesting lately! We’ve had a wide range of temperatures, but the great news is that in April, the Port Towns Youth Council came out and helped get our garden in order. If you are joining the garden this year, please be certain to complete an application and submit your … Continue reading Welcome to Sprummer in the Garden
Join the Cottage City Garden for our Annual Fall Harvest Party, this Saturday, April 14th at 9:00am The Cottage City Community Garden is hosting an Open House and Spring Clean-Up with the Port Towns Youth Council (PTYC) on Saturday, April 14th, between 9am-12pm. All members of the community are invited to visit the garden, meet … Continue reading Spring Garden Opening!
Greetings Gardeners! What a month was August! As we head into the Labor Day weekend, I am asking that we all keep the families and individuals displaced as a result of Hurricane Harvey in our thoughts. September is also the time for the Corn Moon. September is a perfect time to finish planting seeds for the fall harvest. Crops that are … Continue reading Composting! – September Workshop
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