Gardening Guide

Starting a garden and growing your own vegetables can be rewarding and there are now many neighborhood garden sites. Slow Food encourages you to start a garden and we have provided you a guide to assist you in the process.

Community gardens in your Philly neighborhood

All you need to do is enter your zip code.
http://pennsylvaniahorticulturalsociety.org/phlgreen/current-communitygardens.html

Resources to help you learn more about gardening

The Horticultural Society offers classes so check out their calendar.
www.pennsylvaniahorticulturalsociety.org/garden/index.html

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture
www.pasafarming.org/calendar-of-events

Garden Forever This site was sent to us from a local school teacher. A great portal with lots of great articles, tips, and books on gardening. www.gardenforever.com

The Greenhouse Gardening Guide http://www.proflowers.com/blog/greenhouse-gardening-guide

Turning your garden into an organic garden

www.organicgardentips.com
www.organic-gardening.net

Radio Program & Website

You Bet Your Garden Mike McGrath has a great radio program on WHYY every Saturday morning and you can also view his webpage for answers to questions and resource information.
www.whyy.org/91FM/ybyg/

Great seed catalogs, some with organic seeds

Seeds of Change www.seedsofchange.com
The Cooks Garden www.cooksgarden.com
The Seed Savers Exchange (Rare & Heirloom Seed Exchange) www.seedsavers.org

Organic Garden Supplies

Gardens Alive www.gardensalive.com

Mushroom Kits

Fungi Perfecti www.fungi.com

Beekeeping Supplies & Resource Websites

Pennsylvania Beekeepers Association www.pastatebeekeepers.org
NJ Beekeepers Associaiton www.njbeekeepers.org
Beekeeping Supply Catalog / Dadant & sons, Inc www.dadant.com

Raising Chickens

COOP is a cooperative of chicken owners living in the greater Philadelphia region. We purchase feed together, we share chicken stories together. We need more Philadelphia chickens! Wanna join? www.chickenowners.com

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