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Consider an automatic irrigation system for your garden!

Although we wish people never left their gardens, the truth is we can’t always be there every morning to water. Typically lawn sprinklers either under or over-water garden beds. RTG is proud to announce that we now install automatic irrigation systems for edible gardens. … Continue reading

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Tomato Hornworm and parasites

In the photo, a tomato hornworm is covered with cocoons of pupating braconid wasps. The braconid wasp is considered a parasitoid of the hornworm because it causes the hornworm to die as it pupates. By the time the wasps undergo metamorphosis, all … Continue reading

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Interview on Miami NewTimes Short Order

Click here for an interview on Miami NewTimes food blog Short Order.  Special thanks to the reporter Anais Alexandre, who also included it on her local food/music blog The Jam Garden.

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Winter 2012 Issue of Edible South Florida

Click here to see the new issue of Edible South Florida, including my edible gardening column, and an article about rainwater harvesting by guest columnist Chris French, the most recent addition to the Ready-to-Grow Gardens team. See pages 14 and … Continue reading

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Great Articles about our Progress

Here is a superb article focusing on our edible garden at Arquitectonica, and written by Beth Dunlop, the famous architecture writer: http://www.editor-miami.com/Edible-Gardens-for-Everyone   Also, here is a great article about Surfside Community Garden (which we installed): http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/12/05/2535915/a-community-garden-grows-in-surfside.html    

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Our Growing Season So Far

Here are some highlights from our fall/winter growing season so far.  Remember, an edible garden is one of the coolest presents one can receive and can enrich one’s relationship to food and what they eat.

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Ready-to-Grow Gardens does demo at South Miami Farmer’s Market and helps replant South Miami City Hall’s Edible Garden

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Surfside Community Garden Installed and Ready for Planting!

We are pleased to announce that Ready-to-Grow Gardens has installed a community garden for The Town of Surfside, FL.  The opening ceremony is this Saturday!

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Ready-to-Grow Gardens Installs 6 Gardens for West Grove Residents in Collaboration with Slow Food Miami and Urban Resurrection

Here are some pictures from our demo planting for the 6 gardens we installed for West Grove residents through a collaborative effort with Slow Food Miami and Urban Resurrection.  One garden can be seen next to US1 when driving northbound … Continue reading

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Dylan Terry of Ready-to-Grow Gardens Interviewed on Chat Chow TV!

Check out this video of an interview with Dylan Terry at Miami Children’s Hospital’s Edible Garden.  Check out more interviews on Chat Chow TV, “a mouth-watering video podcast where we go behind the scenes with the chefs, owners and mixologists of … Continue reading

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