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Top 5 Edibles for Your Container Garden

One of the year's hottest trends in gardening is to combine ornamentals and edibles in one garden space and container gardening makes that easier than ever. When gardening in a small space it is important to look for plants that are compact in size, will give you a large yield, and feature unique colors and shapes.

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Mushrooms for Everyone

Here's an interview with Tradd Cotter, with Mushroom Mountain, presenter for the workshop "Mushrooms For Everyone."

Learn even more about Tradd Cotter from his TEDTalk and his video on Repowering America.

Q: What got you interested in mushroom cultivation?

A: It basically found me. I wasn’t interested at all until I toured a Mushroom Farm on John’s Island, SC when I was twenty.  I needed a job while I was in college and wasn’t interested in flipping burgers, so I went out to tour the farm to see how they were being grown.  I toured with the owner and offered some insight since I was a biology major.  As I was driving off after the tour, the owner ran out and knocked on my window, offering me a job on the spot.  That was the “moment” mushrooms found me…. That was 1993 and I haven’t stopped ever since.

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Get TreeKeeper Certified

What is the TreeKeepers Program?

TreeKeepers is Trees Atlanta's volunteer training and certification program. TreeKeepers consists of seven workshops, including indoor & outdoor activities, presentations, and engaging hands-on demonstrations. Each three-hour session takes place at the Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center, and is taught by Trees Atlanta staff or community tree professionals. Participants receive a citizen's forestry guide full of exciting resources and much more.

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