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Over the past few years we’ve watched as parents and teachers which a knack for turning parking lots into produce launch a slew of mini farm projects at New York City public schools. Launched last year with help from The Mayor’s Office and GrowNYC, The Citywide School Gardens Initiative hopes to help them, providing not just supplies and expert advice from the community gardeners at the GrowNYC Greenthumb program, but literal seed money. They call the program Grow to Learn, and until November 30 you can apply for a $2,000 grant to start or enhance a garden for schoolkids.
During World War II, thousands of green-thumbed Gothamites grew produce to offset food being shipped overseas to our soldiers.
Garlic, Mulched. A few bales of hay are one weed-control option for those who don’t…