Sustainable Gardening for Water Preservation February 6, 2021 at 12:00pmRegister Online: https://bit.ly/2XNgNKT Water is a precious resource and a necessary component to having a healthy lawn and a thriving vegetable and flower garden. But the rising cost of water and increased variability of weather, such as drought and severe rainfall, is leading many gardeners and … Continue reading Workshop: Sustainable Gardening for Water Preservation
Can you believe it!? We can and we wouldn’t have been able to do it without you! For 10-years now, the Cottage City Community Garden has served as a space for health, relaxation, community, nutrition, and fun! We are so excited to celebrate 10-years of community gardening, harvesting great food, great friends, and great memories.
To celebrate 10-years, we’re hoping to raise $2,000 to install solar power to support a drip irrigation system and outdoor lights to support public safety in the evening. Continue reading Celebrating 10 Years!
After a month long search, the Cottage City Community Garden selected a design for our 2020 T-shirt! This year marks a very special time for the community garden, as it is our TENTH year of providing healthy eating and active living opportunities for Cottage City residents. We received several submissions and Clare had the winning … Continue reading We’ve Got a Winner…
Get your creative energy growing! Help design a new t-shirt for the Cottage City Community Garden! The Cottage City Community Garden is proud to announce our first-ever T-Shirt Design Contest with a $100 CASH PRIZE! The t-shirt will be used to promote local agriculture, healthy eating, and community building. Cottage City reserves the right to … Continue reading T-Shirt Design Contest
The Cottage City garden has expanded and now has a hive of honeybees. By adding a hive, the Garden is doing its part to help increase the honeybee population. Continue reading Cottage City Garden has Honeybees
Cottage City Community Garden Spring Registration Saturday, March 7, 10am-12pm Sign up on March 7 and receive a FREE spring vegetable plant! Pick up a welcome packet Pay plot fees Ask a Master Gardener about your spring planting designs! Location: Cottage City Town Hall 3820 40th Ave., Cottage City, MD http://www.cottagecitygarden.com Jardín Comunitario de … Continue reading Cottage City Spring Garden Registration
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
Do you have a bunch of cucumbers and peaches growing in your garden? Here’s a great receive to make a sweet and savory salad using various heirloom cucumbers for this savory-sweet salad recipe; if you can find them, flaunt them. — Read on http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/cucumber-and-peach-salad-with-herbs/amp Continue reading Cucumber and Peach Salad with Herbs
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