Urban Recycle Garden
Spring 2020 –
Click here for a presentation on Straw Bale Gardening by NNC’s Urban Garden Coordinator Pam Ruch.
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The demonstration plantings are intended to spur the imagination. People can replicate them, or envision ideas of their own for their unused outdoor nooks and niches. NNC is making the most of the small area by growing food horizontally and vertically, and many of the sustainable techniques are the same as you might find in a larger garden. This exhibit, along with its related programming, will help gardeners to:
This project is meant to complement ongoing garden efforts in Easton, such as the great community garden work in the West Ward and Lafayette College.
Nurture Nature Center has held multiple gardening information workshops since the Urban Recycle Garden was installed. The diverse topics included container growing, composting, seed starting, garden insects, and raised bed gardening, as well as popular hands- on sessions on building raised beds, making hypertufa planters, and creating terrariums.
Did we miss your favorite topic? Share your input here on what workshops you would like to see next season at NNC’s Urban Recycle Garden.
Looking for additional gardening tips? See NNC’s Gardening Fact Sheets below for more information:
– Attracting Pollinators Fact Sheet
– Composting Fact Sheet
– Kitchen Composting Fact Sheet
– Terrarium Fact Sheet
– Seed Saving Fact Sheet
– Conserving Water Fact Sheet
– Shade Gardening Fact Sheet
– Growing Vertically Fact Sheet
– Raised Bed Gardening Fact Sheet
– Straw Bale Gardening Fact Sheet
– Urban Garden Containers Fact Sheet
Check back for details. And if you have questions, please contact Pam Ruch at firstname.lastname@example.org
Huge thanks go to all the people who supported this project through our Kickstarter campaign and other cash donations. We also want to thank all those who have donated or discounted items for our garden including: Laura Schmidt, Wildlands Conservancy, Salvage Goods, Rebecca Altmann, Gristies, Tim Coyle, Diane Husic, Schafer Welding, Nancy Dunker, Diamond Lawn and Landscapes, Smart Pots, Paolini’s, CobraHead LLC, and Organic Mechanic Soil. If you have items you would like to donate, please let us know!