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Q&A with Chris Cerveny, Plant Food Scientist

Walker Evans Walker Evans Q&A with Chris Cerveny, Plant Food Scientist

One of the most active ongoing discussions on the Columbus Underground Messageboard is entitled “How Does Your Garden Grow?” It’s become a great place for our readers to share stories of their backyard garden adventures and misadventures. Since Columbus Underground is celebrating Gardening Week this week, we thought it would be a great idea to […]

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Backyard Gardening Continues to Grow in Popularity in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Backyard Gardening Continues to Grow in Popularity in Columbus

Urban gardening, backyard gardening, container gardening… all are hot topics here on Columbus Underground that reemerge each spring as our regular readers discuss strategies, tactics and tips on how to produce the best produce right at home. There are many reasons to consider growing a backyard garden, and more and more people in Columbus are […]

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Q&A: Bill Dawson on Community Gardening

Walker Evans Walker Evans Q&A: Bill Dawson on Community Gardening

If you want to start a community garden in Central Ohio, then there’s one person you most certainly know: Bill Dawson. Bill has been working at the forefront of community gardening efforts for the past two decades and has helped launch new gardens all throughout the region in addition to efforts located on-site at the […]

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Gardening for small spaces

Anne Evans Anne Evans Gardening for small spaces

If you like to garden, but find yourself a bit short on space, you may want to consider a few of these ideas. If you have even just a small patio, that’s probably enough room for you to place a container, and if it is getting at least 8 hours of sun (full sun) per […]

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At Home: Living and working Downtown

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Living and working Downtown

Most people have some kind of lifestyle change after their children are grown. For Diana and Tommaso Ciaffoncini, that change was moving out of Worthington, the neighborhood where they had lived in four different homes and raised their family, and moving into Downtown. They had looked at a few buildings but really fell in love […]

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City Folk’s Farm Shop celebrating year anniversary

Anne Evans Anne Evans City Folk’s Farm Shop celebrating year anniversary

It’s only been a year since Shawn and Gerry Fiegelist opened their urban homesteading store, City Folk’s Farm Shop and the shop has seen much growth. “We honestly weren’t sure what the response would be,” says Shawn Fiegelist. “Urban homesteading is a growing trend so some customers are new and some have been doing it […]

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Hot Time in the City: On the Hunt for the Best Hot Yoga in Columbus

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Hot Time in the City: On the Hunt for the Best Hot Yoga in Columbus

I sat down after Christmas dinner, 2011 and felt the lining of my best skirt rip right up and over my over-sized butt, so I knew that I needed serious exercise starting in 2012. I was intrigued by a favorite celebrity using hot yoga to slim down for a role, so I went on quest […]

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The 6th Annual Columbus Dessert Festival Returns!

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