Tagged: gardening

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Fresh and Local

by Julie Nichols Bolstered by the Buy Fresh, Buy Local program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, over 100 farmer’s markets are booming across Nebraska. Lincoln hosts two primary locations and a growing number of small neighborhood markets bring fresh produce,...

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Community Crops turns sweet 16

by Aja Martin   Lincoln has an abundance of community gardens that you may pass by with curiosity. Many of them are under the umbrella of Community Crops, a program that started in 2003 as a partnership between university students...

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Green Lincoln

by Julie Nichols Lincoln is home to all things growing—especially community-driven outdoor spaces. Our public gardens green spaces and wild parks make neighborhoods richer, offer learning experiences about the natural world, provide colorful waystations and places to play, and offer...

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The Sunken Gardens

  “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.”      —Audrey Hepburn   Located on 27th and Capital Parkway, the Sunken Gardens is the perfect place to spend a summer afternoon. Whether looking for a peaceful retreat from...

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Veterans Memorial Garden

Remembering the service of our veterans by Sriyani Tidball The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to...

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Lincoln’s Sunken Gardens

Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul. —Luther Burbank The Sunken Gardens is a very special place to most Lincoln residents. Located at 27th and Capital Parkway, the 1.5-acre...

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The Sunken Gardens

Just how much fun can you have on a cool, windy morning? Grace Carlson, 7, carries a flat of flowers, Saturday, May 14, 2011, during the annual event in which volunteers help plant flowers at the Sunken Gardens. Alice Reed...