Please support the Richmond Technical Center Plant Sale. All proceeds will be distributed to our RTC Horticulture seniors, who will be enrolling in a post-secondary institution to pursue a degree in a technical specialty. The RTC is located on 2020 Westwood Avenue. The plant sale will take place: Friday, October 15, 2010 @ 9:00 a.m. [...]
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I guess this is a good thing? The ever vigilant urban forestry crew recently moved a giant beehive in a fallen tree from Byrd Park to Bryan Park. Via NBC12.
The RTD has an interesting story on a tree damaged during the construction of a new traffic circle at 1400 Westbrook. The twenty-foot silver maple’s roots were cut by a contractor without consulting an arborist. a silver maple on Westbrook Avenue wasn’t supposed to be touched in a city project to build a traffic circle [...]
We only have [a few] more days remaining if anyone is interested in adopting any trees for the 2010/2011 planting season. The City will not take any applications after September 1. The cost is $25.00 for each tree that you wish to adopt for dues paying members of the GPRA. Email me at email@example.com and [...]
Do your children know more about gardening than you do? When you go to the local garden center, are you proud to know the difference between an annual and a perennial? Are you growing more than weeds in your backyard? Whatever your level of gardening skill, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden wants to hear from you! [...]
Looks like construction is complete on Holton Elementary’s garden pavilion. We’re sure Holton’s students and teachers (and folks who live near the school) will make good use of this. (Thanks to John Sarvay for the picture!)
Not much info on this one, but: The Ginter Park Garden Club is holding its annual plant sale this Saturday. Place: 1501 Westwood Ave. Time: 9 AM – 3 PM Great bargains – come early for best selection!
Richmond is lucky to have a great group of CSA’s (Community Supported Agriculture) to bring us produce straight from local area farms. Now the Power of Love CSA is adding Battery Park as one of its pick-up locations. Here’s how it works: * Pay up front for twenty weeks of produce OR pay on a [...]
Photo by Phil Riggan From NBC12: bq. Every year the Azalea Garden is open to driving visitors from April 1 to May 15 — it is closed to vehicle traffic the rest of the year. bq. The 17-acre Azalea Garden was started in 1952 by Robert E. Harvey, a former Richmond Recreation and Parks Superintendent [...]
I know a bunch of people have some great gardens out there. Why not submit yours? bq. Do you have a fabulous, creative, and sustainable kitchen garden? Do you live in the Ginter Park or Bellevue neighborhoods of Richmond? Do you want to share your awesomeness with others interested in kitchen gardening? Then please nominate [...]