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The War of the Whiteflies

April 21, 2016 2 comments
As the Teaching Garden currently lacks a heated place to start seeds, I started them at my home, where I have great light and a team of committed volunteers.
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A shed is born!

April 15, 2016 3 comments
You wouldn't think something as simple as a garden shed would be exciting, would you? But boy oh boy are we excited about the new shed at the Blust Avenue Teaching Garden!!
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Lots happening at the Teaching Garden!

April 4, 2016 1 comments
The Blust Avenue Teaching Garden is an amazing place to be this spring! It's early, and we're still getting snow from time to time, but the beautiful days are starting to outnumber the cold ones - at least that's what I keep telling myself ...
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Marketing and Promoting Your Home-Based Enterprise: A Wrap Up

March 23, 2016 4 comments
If you missed Terrie Bonfiglio's amazing workshop Marketing and Promoting Your Home-Based Enterprise, don't worry, we can fill you in on the excitement.
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Sixth Annual Raising Richland Community Garden Summit - another great event for gardeners!

March 15, 2016 4 comments
North End Community Improvement Collaborative (NECIC), in conjunction with area partners, hosted in the Sixth Annual Raising Richland Community Garden Summit at Mansfield's Longview Center on Thursday, March 10.
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23 Days Til Spring!

February 25, 2016 3 comments
Earlier this week, it was definitely winter outside.
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Indoor Seed Starting: a tutorial

February 12, 2016 4 comments
Learn to start seeds indoors!
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Hoop House Updates

February 9, 2016 1 comments
As this is the first year for the hoop house, we've been tracking temps and comparing the plants indoors vs the ones outside. Here's an update:
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Seeds - you know you want to start some!

February 2, 2016
It's time to get those seeds started! Join us next Thursday, Feb. 11, at NECIC (199 N. Main St., Mansfield) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. as we cover the best techniques for indoor seed starting!
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Join the renegade gardeners!

January 22, 2016
NECIC's annual Garden Movie and Pizza Night, held Jan. 21, was a big hit. If you weren't there, we missed you!
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Gettin' our Big Girl Leaves!

January 15, 2016 1 comments
The seedlings are doing well. The peppers have finally started germinating - they are always such slow-pokes- and the tomatoes are getting some true leaves.
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