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Flora Home & Garden Keeps Urban Gardeners Growing

Walker Evans Walker Evans Flora Home & Garden Keeps Urban Gardeners Growing

If you’re thinking about growing a garden this year, but are limited to working with a small space in an urban neighborhood, then look no further than Flora Home & Garden in the Short North. This shop is celebrating its one year anniversary in the Short North this month, but has relocated to 930 North […]

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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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Columbus Celebrates Earth Day 2013 for a Full Week

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Celebrates Earth Day 2013 for a Full Week

Earth Day 2013 officially takes place on Monday, April 22nd, but the residents of the city of Columbus prefer to celebrate all week long. Starting this Saturday, April 20th, you’re invited to “Stand Together” to participate in volunteer activities at worksites all weekend long. That includes neighborhood cleanups, tree planting, building community gardens and more. […]

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Grants for 2013 Community Gardens Announced

Brent Warren Brent Warren Grants for 2013 Community Gardens Announced

Community Gardeners, take heart. Grants to support new and existing community gardens throughout Franklin County are being offered for the third consecutive year. The program, administered by The Columbus Foundation with the support of Mayor Michael Coleman, Councilmember Priscilla Tyson and the Franklin County Commissioners, will grant awards of up to $4,000 per project. “Community […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

CLICK HERE to sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale!