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!
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
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
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
Join the Cottage City Community Garden at the 9th Annual Rooting DC Conference on February 27, 2016. Pre-registration opens January 11. Walk-ins are welcome the day of the event. What is the Rooting DC forum? Rooting DC is a FREE, all-day gardening forum that aims to provide education about urban food production and consumption, … Continue reading Rooting DC 2016
Have you ever wondered when the Cottage City Community Garden started? Or why our community decided that a communal garden that provides fresh produce (and sometimes fruit) was important? For today’s throwback Thursday, read this article from the 2009 Prince George’s Gazette to have all your questions answered! Port Towns await first community garden Cottage … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Port Towns await first community garden
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
Many thanks to Cottage City resident Richard Cote and Christian our master gardener for building the new garden shed. The materials are being donated by Bladensburg business, Ernest Maier and Community Forklift in Edmonston. Many thanks to Mr. McCombs, the General Manager at Ernest Maier for the gravel and paving stones. Continue reading New Garden Shed is Taking Shape
Our next work session at the garden with Christian Melendez of Eco City Farms will be held this Saturday from 9AM to 12PM. Don’t forget to bring hats and water. It would also be helpful to bring garden cutters/clippers to help trim back unwanted growth and overflowing beds. Read the University of Maryland’s planting guide for our … Continue reading Garden Session this Saturday!
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