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"Community gardens are a fantastic way to promote healthy eating, build community  awareness, and to educate adults and children alike about agricultural and environmental stewardship"

- Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone

Time to look at your seed catalogs!



 It's the time of the year to start looking for your seeds for the new growing season.

Let's get planting and growing for a bountiful harvest this year!


Check out these links:


Johnny's Seeds

​suburbanseeds.com

Fedco Co-op Seeds


Coupons under Garden Resources link


May is National Salad Month!

Great time to enjoy fresh, local produce!


PLANT SALE!

The Plant Sale at Farmingdale State College is a MUST for all Long Island plant-lovers. Support local horticulture students & the wonderful Teaching Gardens by attending our 2015 event!


When: May 5th, 6th and 7th, 9 AM to 5 PM 


Where: Horticulture Greenhouses Farmingdale State College campus N. entrance off Rt. 110 (across from Adventureland) Straight for 1000’, park in lot on left



What: Wide variety of flowering annuals in flats, pots & baskets. Many Farmingdale-grown veggies, herbs, perennials, tropicals & house plants. Lots of unusual varieties!!

Free Vegetable Gardening Workshops

Presented by: Heather Forest Ph.D. & Lawrence Foglia, MS.

Co-owners of Fox Hollow Farm and  Founders of  the Long Island Community Agriculture Network

Learn how to grow organic vegetables focusing on quality and quantity! Topics include soil enrichment, pest management, succession planting and garden design!


When & Where:

Thursday May 7th, 7:00pm-8:30pm at the Mastic-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

407 William Floyd Parkway, Shirley, NY 11967

(631) 399-1511


Saturday May 9th 2:00pm-3:30pm at the Central Islip Public Library

33 Hawthorne Ave, Central Islip, NY 11722

(631) 234-9333


Tuesday May 26th 6:30pm-8:30pm at the Freeport Public Library

144 West Merrick Road, Freeport, NY 11520

(516) 379-3274


Wednesday May 27th 7:00pm-8:30pm at the Brentwood Public Library

34 Second Ave, Brentwood, NY 11717

(631) 273-7883



To register, call the library site of the workshop you plan on attending. For more information contact Heather@Foxhollowfarm.com or Larry@Foxhollowfarm.com