05.11.2012 Food Forward


03.28.2012 NELA Transition Garden Work Party

Sunday, April 1, 9am to 12pm
NELA Transition Learning Garden Work Party

No joke! Have fun while doing meaningful work & learning new skills with a resilient community.

This is the continuation of the transformation of the lawn at the corner of Los Robles and Del Mar into a permaculture garden. When complete It will include a food garden, drought tolerant area, methods of water harvesting, low terraces built with broken concrete, fruit trees, plants that attract beneficial insects and places to gather or sit.

Thanks again to all who have participated to make bring this garden to life.

This week we continue to plant in the various garden zones. Our emphasis will be on the urbanite terrace wall and beginning work on the raised bed vegetable garden.

Check out our progress & photos at: http://nela-transition.wikispaces.com/Throop+Learning+Garden
Contact people@nelatransition.org for more information. 

Throop Church
300 S Los Robles Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101

Contact day of event: January 626.840.9375

Source: nela-tran​sition-gar​den “Reminder: NELA Transition​/Throop Learning Garden Work Party– Sunday April 1– 9am-12pm” email to Seeds. 22 Mar. 2012

03.23.2012 NELA Transition Learning Garden Event

Sunday, March 25, 9am to 12pm
NELA Transition Learning Garden Work Party

Gardening adds years to your life and life to your years!

This is the continuation of the transformation of the lawn at the corner of Los Robles and Del Mar into a permaculture garden. When complete It will include a food garden, drought tolerant area, methods of water harvesting, low terraces built with broken concrete, fruit trees, plants that attract beneficial insects and places to gather or sit.

Thanks again to all who have participated to make this garden bloom.

This week we continue to plant in the various garden zones. Our emphasis will be on the urbanite terrace wall and planning the raised bed vegetable garden.

Check out our progress & photos at: http://nela-transition.wikispaces.com/Throop+Learning+Garden
Contact people@nelatransition.org for more information.
Throop Church
300 S Los Robles Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101

Contact day of event: January 626.840.9375

Source: nela-tran​sition-gar​den “[nela-transition-garden] Reminder: NELA Transition/Throop Learning Garden Work Party– Sunday Mar25– 9am-12pm” email to Seeds. 22 Mar. 2012

02.24.2012 Throop Learning Garden

Throop Church on Del Mar has replaced their grass lawn with native plants and food forest. To learn how you can help or progress photos, please visit the NELA-Transtion Garden website. Check out the video maded by Sherine Adeli:


05.21.2011 Meeting Tuesday, May 10 Recap

We talked about the upcoming events including Dr. Ling O’Connor’s talk and sustainability documentaries screening. We went out to the Permaculture Garden and apply some mulch from a tree pruning service (that otherwise would be sent to the dump). Check out the pictures below:

Mulch

Shoveling Mulch

Spreading Mulch

Raking the Mulch

Covering the Drip Irrigation

Group Photo

Permaculture Garden
Courtesy Maggie Lee and Jason Carman

05.20.2011 Milli Macen-moore Talks About Gardening

Milli Macen-Moore, Master Gardener of Milagro Allegro, talks about on how to start a backyard garden.