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Raised Garden Beds
Last week at Queens Library at Woodside, we created raised garden beds out of straw bales and cinder blocks, adding nitrogen-rich organic amendments to speed decomposition to do some direct...
Window-Farm Construction
At a free workshop at Queens Library at Sunnyside, we learned how to create small, soil-less farms--gardens that can be "planted" in apartment windows. To make these window farms, we used...
This week the kids at Astoria Library have been busy working in the outdoor garden. They’ve been transplanting peppers from pots kept inside the library to the raised beds outdoors. In addition, they...