Awesome volunteers: ...

Troy McMillan, past president of the Edgewater North Neighbors block club, and LaManda Joy, founder and president of The Peterson Garden Project, met on Earth Day 2011.  Nearly one year to the day of their first meeting,  Troy and LaManda joined 85 volunteers to begin transforming a vacant...

Giving What You Grow by Xan Nelson May29

Giving What You Grow...

Next to eating home-grown tomatoes, sharing the bounty energizes our gardeners more than any other program. Grow2Give™ is The Peterson Garden Project’s program for growing fresh, organic produce for food pantries and nutrition programs. We dedicate 5% of the beds at each garden to the...

What I’m Plant...

This year, I steer away from my usual basil, eggplant and tomato plants that I traditionally try to grow in my plot each year. Having a background in owning a tea lounge, LooseLeaf Lounge, I’ve decided to attempt a small tea garden.  This will be based on herbs for some delicious...

What I’m Plant...

  We’ve had so many new gardeners ask, “What should I plant?” If you’ve asked, then you know what we’ll say: 1)   Think of what you want to eat, and then 2)   Plan your garden using a tool like the one you can find HERE It’s good advice, and it’s what we do ourselves. So: we’re starting...

Plant Sale + Bake Sa...

May 11-13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily 4642 N. Francisco (at the Francisco Brown Line Stop) Wondering where to get rare, organic, heirloom tomato seedlings? Want to talk to master gardeners or certified Square Foot Gardening instructors before making a purchase? Then join us for our annual...