Saturday, December 20, 2014

Let's Get Some Spice Into the New Year with Herbs

Top Ten Herb Garden Benefits
 
 
1. Fresh Herbs Always Available  - fresh herbs at your fingertips
 
2. No Boring Dinners - different herbs make a boring dinner more favorable
 
3. Good For You - adding fresh herbs boost your meal's vitamin value
 
4. Save Money - inexpensive when you grow them yourself
 
5. Educational - always something new to learn, new garden technique, new recipe, healing herbs
 
6. Relieve Stress - sights and scents of herbs revitalize the soul
 
7. Curb Appeal - they blend in beautiful with other shrubs and flowers
 
8. Share Wealth - share your herbs with family, friends, & co-workers
 
9. Exotic Variety - different types of basil opal basil, anise bail, Italian basil globe basil, & etc.
 
10. Good Clean Fun - fun and health and nutritional benefit and the joy of watching your herb
 
      garden grow

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

DELICIOUS EDIBLES WHILE YOUR GARDEN IS SNORING

10 Top Vegetables to Grow over Winter
 
 
Most winter gardens vegetable plants are fully hardy and will cope well with cold weather, but if hard frost threatens then you can always throw some fleece across them to provide some extra protection.
 
 
 
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 Wake These Veggies Up With Some Spice
 
 
  • Onions and Shallots
  • Garlic
  • Spring Onions
  • Perpetual Spinach
  • Broad Beans
  • Peas
  • Asparagus

 Vegetables to grow in greenhouse during winter months
  • Lambs Lettuce, Land Cress and Mustard Greens
  • Carrots
  • Pak Choi



Saturday, November 29, 2014

Filbert Street Garden On the Move!

Reaching Out and giving back to the Community






On November 29, 2014, Filbert Street Garden partnership with The Well,  Antioch Temple Church and  Samaritan Feet and gave out free tennis shoes to the children in the Curtis Bay Area.  The children feet was washed by volunteers and given free tennis shoes and socks.  They were also served  a free meal with a visited by famous Raven football players.  The total was over 100 children receiving this joyful treat.  Stay tune for more up coming events during this Christmas season.