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An Agrihood in Your Hood?

Agrihoods Promote Farm-to-Table Living and Sustainability Communities dedicated to sustainable, fresh, and local produce have been popping up across the U.S. to provide Americans access to a simpler life without the hardships of traditional agriculture. They’re called agrihoods, and there are now over 200 spanning 28 states. Many developers are […]

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Home Gardening Activities for the Whole Family

Finding indoor gardening-related activities can be daunting, And, it’s even more of a challenge for parents whose kids were part of a school garden program with schools closed until the fall. To help, GCG has compiled some of our favorite indoor gardening activities for the whole family! Our Education and […]

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Growing Food at Home

A Beginner’s Guide to Get You Growing Growing food at home has multiple benefits. At GCG, we believe strongly in the value of having a home vegetable garden- we help people install and maintain them for a living! The uncertainty around our food system and access to fresh ingredients during […]

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Green City Growers Just Got Greener!

Here at Green City Growers we strive to do business in an environmentally responsible way. We source organic seeds, and practice organic growing from compost to pest control. Now we’ve found a new way to reduce our environmental impact while increasing the quality of our service. We’re happy to announce […]

How to Stop Bolting

In the gardens around greater Boston, summer crops are starting to take off. Gardens that were planted early in the season and have plenty of sun are starting to overflow with fat sugar snap peas hiding among green leaves on the vine, and tomato plants are growing big enough to […]

From the Jungle to the Ledge

Until about two days ago the yard outside of the Green City Growers office was getting very difficult to navigate. Looking out the office window, you were transported into a jungle of tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and melons. Eggplants held their own in a bed, herbs poked their little leaves out […]

Basic Care for your Backyard Farm

So you’ve finally gotten around to installing a backyard farm, but you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed. What do you do first? How much should you water? What should you plant where? Before anything else, take a breath and recite the informal Green City Growers motto: there is no such thing as […]