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Garden for All Summer Session 2014

Belvedere Park, GA- Garden for All- “Planting seeds for a lifetime of wellness”. Garden for All, an exciting garden education program for youth ages 6-12 years, will begin the summer session on Saturday, May 31st, 2014. The program runs for six Saturdays. Demand for the program is high and enrollment is limited to 12 participants […]

1st Annual FFAST 5K (Fit Families are Active, Safe & Thriving)

Belvedere Park, Decatur, GA- Partners in Action for Healthy Living (PAHL), Inc., a 501c3 non-profit organization that works to improve the quality of life in South DeKalb County, is hosting its first annual FFAST 5K/1 Mile fun run/walk on Saturday, October 26th 2013 at Shoal Creek Park I. FFAST stands for “Fit Families are Active, […]


Crop Covers Make Healthy Garden Soil

If you have areas of your plot or garden that did not get planted for fall/winter, consider using a crop cover. Crop overs such as grasses, grains or even leaves, add nutrients to the soil while keeping it weed-free and is more aesthetically pleasing than bare soil. The crop cover is tilled into the soil in late winter or early spring to […]

Fertilize For Great Crops

Different plants have different needs. Leafy greens generally require more nitrogen than carrots or broccoli, for instance. It’s a safe bet, though, to begin using a 12-4- 8 fertilizer once you start seeing tiny vegetables appear. Fertilize every 3-5 weeks to avoid overfeeding

November in the Garden – Best Practices

PROTECTING YOUR PLANTS FROM THE COLD AND PESTS – Vegetable planting in the winter can be so rewarding. It may be that the only reason you have for getting outdoors is to work in your garden. Fresh cool air, some mild exercise, and a bountiful harvest can make winter planting especially pleasing. Let’s take a look at some ways to […]