Author: Frances Whitesley


    Tools you can use It was a beautiful Saturday morning when Larry and Heather Foglia, co-founders of Gateway Community Garden, came to give a hands-on demonstration of the various organic […]


    Time Again for Pot Luck!             It’s safe to be together again outdoors. And haven’t we waited a long time for that?             Saturday, June 26, starting at 6 pm, […]

  • The Gateway Gazette, March 2021

    Gateway Garden to Grow Hot Peppers for Bang Bang Hot Sauce They’ll send us free seeds. We’ll grow the peppers and harvest them, then send the peppers with pre-paid mailers […]

  • Long Island Regional Seed Consortium 3rd Annual Seed Swap

    We are excited to annouce that we will holding our 3rd Annual Seed Swap Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 12-4pm.  Once again, we will be offering, classes, demonstrations, talks as […]

  • Can You Plant Garlic Cloves If Papery Cover is off?

    Here’s a good question: “What do you do about the cloves where the paper skin comes off as you are separating them? This can easily happen when pulling apart a […]

  • Gateway Beds Down for the Winter

    Great autumn weather made last Saturday’s garden clean-up a pleasant afternoon for all. Teams of gardeners removed dead flower stalks from the Lowndes Ave. front garden. Others, like me, pulled […]

  • Garlic: So Easy, So Rewarding

    IT WAS HARD for me to believe how easy it is to grow garlic! And ever since I saw and tasted how much better it is than store-bought–oily and aromatic, […]

  • Use Straw To Cover Gardens for Winter

    The chill in the air says it’s almost time to put our gardens to bed. One of the best ways to do that is to use straw. I recommend straw […]

  • STRAW: The Best Winter Blanket for your Garden

    From Barbara Wildfeir, Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener The chilly nights are telling us it’s almost time to put our gardens to bed. And, if we’re smart and use straw, […]

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