The Incredible Power of Composting

The Incredible Power of Composting

With climate change becoming an increasingly more urgent issue, it's crucial for us to adopt sustainable practices that can make a real difference. One practice that packs a punch is composting. It's simple, effective, and has a range of environmental benefits. In...

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When to Start your Seeds for a Thriving Garden

When to Start your Seeds for a Thriving Garden

By February, gardeners are itching to get their hands back in the soil. Our muscles are well-rested after some hibernation, the days are beginning to lengthen, and a few warm days here and there tease that spring is around the corner. I’ll be honest; we’ve had such a...

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Gardeners: Get Ready for Spring!

Gardeners: Get Ready for Spring!

This is an exciting time of year for many gardeners; spring is in the air, the ephemeral plants like daffodils, snowdrops, crocuses are all starting to bloom. Trellis is ready to jump into another exciting season of growing with you, but first there are a couple steps...

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An Emerald in the Rough

An Emerald in the Rough

Amid the busy streets and close quarters of Northwest Philadelphia, a Trellis for Tomorrow partner and Food for All garden site is having a big impact. Tucked away from view and nestled between an Amtrak line and big brick buildings that once hummed with industry, the...

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Fall Recipes

Fall Recipes

Image: https://www.seasonedsprinkles.com/sweet-and-spicy-roasted-pumpkin-seeds/ As the cooler weather hits, we wanted to share some easy fall recipes that can be made with the help of the whole family! Spiced Pumpkin Seeds This delicious snack comes together quickly...

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Cultivating Engagement in Your Garden

Cultivating Engagement in Your Garden

By Grace Hardy With the fall months comes cooler weather and some truly beautiful days that may be enjoyed spending some time in the garden. But for many of our Food for All partners, the Coronavirus pandemic has made it extremely difficult to have consistent and...

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Trellis Youth Awesome Sauce

Trellis Youth Awesome Sauce

Trellis Youth Awesome Sauce Learning to preserve the harvest from your summer garden can yield numerous benefits. This recipe can provide a delicious taste of summer all through the winter months. It’s also an excellent way to enrich your diet with nutrient dense,...

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September Tips & Tricks

September Tips & Tricks

Looking ahead to the winter—how to preserve your summer goodness in the colder months.  The end of the summer season can be bittersweet as your start to say goodbye to your garden-fresh tomatoes and peppers as we look forward to cooler temps. Luckily there are many...

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August Tips & Tricks

August Tips & Tricks

Fall Crops  Late July and early August are the perfect time to plant your garden so that it provides you with harvests into the colder months of the year. Planting crops like kale, collard greens, cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower at this time of year will allow them...

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Spotlight on YSE!

Spotlight on YSE!

As the summer heats up, our gardens show no signs of slowing down! Incredible amounts of produce have been pouring out of the Food for All gardens, spreading positive impacts to our neighbors and community through the gift of nutritious produce. During this...

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Fertilizing

Fertilizing

Fertilizing: Cultivating Nutrition (from the ground up!) While many understand the need to keep a garden well-watered, the astute gardener also understands the importance of keeping a garden well-fed.  Sometimes in our haste to provide sustenance to our plants,...

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July Tips & Tricks

July Tips & Tricks

The Plenty of July: Harvesting for Your Plant’s Health  When your plants start putting out ripe fruit, it’s time to harvest. Don’t let your harvest sit on the vine too long, or you’ll end up creating a number of problems in your garden. Leaving your crops in the...

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July Recipes

July Recipes

Beefsteak Tomato Sandwich If you’ve never tried this, you are definitely missing out! What better way to experience and enjoy the incredible flavors of one of our fresh, local, and organic tomatoes than by building a sandwich where it can really shine. After many...

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June Garden Tips & Tricks

June Garden Tips & Tricks

Training Tomatoes   Trellis for Tomorrow usually starts training tomato plants as soon as they are in the ground. At the time of planting, we like to situate our tomato stakes, cages or other trellis systems. Putting up your trellis at the time of planting will help...

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