Coffee in the Garden...

It’s one of our bribes. On Community Work Days, our volunteers are greeted with hot coffee from our Work Day sponsor, Metropolis Coffee. But coffee has other applications in the garden. At many local roasters and coffee shops, you can pick up spent grounds to add to your compost pile or...

What Else Goes On In...

It’s not just tomatoes and bees anymore. Been to the movies lately? Because sometimes community gardens, like PGP’s Hello!Howard Garden, show them on their sites. Free. How about lunch. Do you like lunch? Come to a PGP Garden Social and it’s entirely possible you’ll get fed by Chipotle...

What’s Cooking...

Like victory gardens, bake sales have a pretty grand history when it comes to bringing communities together, raising money for projects from school programs to, let’s say, city vegetable gardens. But beyond the history, it’s just awesome to buy a really tasty treat made by a neighbor to...

Music in the Gardens

Musician Brian Eno says creating music is like being a gardener: “One is making a kind of music in the way that one might make a garden. One is carefully constructing seeds, or finding seeds, carefully planting them and then letting them have their life. And that life isn’t necessarily...

April Showers Bring ...

As the temperature warms and the birds chirp, we’re affirmed that gardening season is indeed upon us. In case we needed further proof, we’re reminded by the hordes of hard-working Peterson Garden Project volunteers and gardeners, laboring to prepare the gardens and get things started. It’s a...

BYOBag!

This year our Plant Sale is BYOBag! In order to be more environmentally friendly, we are strongly encouraging people to bring their own bags and trays to carry their plants home, as we have limited supplies to offer. Here are a few examples of things you probably have lying around your house...