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Urban Gardens & Food Access In Indy

Fall Creek Gardens Planting season is underway at city gardens around Indianapolis and so is the effort to provide more people with fresh produce. At Fall Creek Gardens, on Indy’s near north side, some early spring crops are already peeking through the soil of the raised beds. “One of my gardeners got started really early and he has […]

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Spring Gardening – No Limits Radio Show

NPR - No Limits host John Krull Fall Creek Gardens’ very own Maggie Goeglein-Hanna was a guest on the popular NPR No Limits radio show with host John Krull. The topic of spring gardening is discussed with gardener/journalist Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp, landscape architect Jeff Bolinger and Fall Creek Gardens Executive Director Maggie Goeglein-Hanna.

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Soil Quality—Key indicators

Dung Beetles Fighting It is essential for you to have fertile nutrient packed soil in your garden. Rich soil equals healthy plants—quality vegetables and beautiful flowers. In order for your garden to produce, you must take measures to make sure your garden soil can support your plants. Soil can lose its fertility over time and because of geography […]

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Fall Creek Gardens – Rain Garden Installation

Fall Creek Gardens - Rain Garden Installation Rain gardens, also called recharge gardens, are small detention and infiltration areas that use native vegetation. Rain gardens are inexpensive and easy to setup. Rain gardens are a popular form of rainwater mitigation. Rain gardens are easy retrofits for existing properties and are well suited for both individual homes, or larger common areas. Rain gardens […]

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