A dry August is taking its toll on Queens’ community gardens.

A community garden in Queens is struggling to keep their crop going after the driest August since 1994. (NY1 Photo/Clodagh McGowan)

Sonia Ferraro has been gardening her whole life. But she says there is a noticeable difference this year in the fall. “It’s different from other gardens. This year, it was like crying because we drank water and it wasn’t enough,” said Ferraro, founder of Garden Community Gardens in Queens. More than a dozen vegetables and … Read more

Arlington Gardens celebrates its 17th anniversary Sunday – Pasadena Now

Arlington Gardens, Pasadena’s only free public park, is celebrating its 17th anniversary with live music, food and wine on Sunday, September 25. The Mediterranean Climate Garden is located at 275 Arlington Drive in West Pasadena. The anniversary celebration is Arlington Gardens’ once-a-year fundraiser. “I hope people will take the time to join us for our … Read more

A five-generation family farm that attracts thousands of visitors

MOORESVILLE, NC – Carrigan Farms has been family owned since 1902, spanning five generations and bringing thousands of smiles. What you need to know Carrigan Farms offers seasonal strawberry, apple and pumpkin picking The farm has been around since 1902 and has spanned five generations The farm sees thousands of customers every year in all … Read more

A five-generation family farm that attracts thousands of visitors

MOORESVILLE, NC – Carrigan Farms has been family owned since 1902, spanning five generations and bringing thousands of smiles. What you need to know Carrigan Farms offers seasonal strawberry, apple and pumpkin picking The farm has been around since 1902 and has spanned five generations The farm sees thousands of customers every year in all … Read more

Homeowner | Notes from the garden: Is it time to include ferns in the garden?

Many gardeners who focus on flowers and flowering shrubs are missing a beautiful and simple addition to their landscape: ferns. A few ferns are a little aggressive and can invade flower beds uninvited, but most are docile and offer a variety of textures and foliage with a little work. Maybe you like and use hostas … Read more

Syracha’Cuse Booth introduces the fair audience to zesty flavors

The State Fair is full of many exhibitors that we all look forward to seeing each year. However, there are also about 15 new vendors making their debuts this year. On today’s Faces of the Show, Brad Vivacqua introduces us to one of the first-timers to bring his delicious soups to the fair. Before the … Read more

The Westminster Garden Tour returns after a 3-year hiatus

WESTMINSTER – After a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Westminster Cares held its 19th annual Westminster Gardens on July 9 and 10. Blessed with wonderful weather, attendees were encouraged to take their time strolling through the landscaped gardens, taking pictures of the plants. Flowers, having lunch in the garden cafe and enjoying the displays … Read more

Ellwanger Garden is a hike in the history of the fruits and vegetables of Rochester.

Rochester, New York – The Rochester Lilac Festival will continue this weekend and next at Highland Park. The park was opened in 1888 by gardener George Elvanger, who worked with Patrick Barry to donate 20 acres of land, trees, and plants. Elvanger Estate on Hope Avenue is now a bed and breakfast. Landmark Community owns … Read more

Community News

Library gift will be presented to members of the Youngstown and Mahoning County Public Library and the Austin community today, July 9, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. The event will be held at the 600 S. Raccoon Road Library. The museum is open for Mother’s Day. Prison is Mother’s Day, May 8, 2022. The historic 10-room … Read more

Garden for pepper production for hot brewing company

Chino is cultivating the community’s garden by producing peppers in a small ax pepper pepper infusion in the Bronx, New York. The hot sauce company has arrived in Chino to seek a partnership, said Britney Zarkal, Community Services Coordinator. The company exports fresh pepper seeds to community gardens around the country. Once grown and collected, … Read more