Plant a Row Colorado Gardening Gets Going

I want to send a special “Thank You!” to all the Plant a Row for the Hungry volunteers in the Denver Metro area who helped at the kickoff events on Saturday. That includes dedicated volunteers who helped hand out the free garden starter kits and gardeners who volunteered to help plant extra produce in their […]

Sowing Seeds at Local Earth Day Event

Plant a Row Colorado gave out over 100 vegetable and herb seed packets at the Green Valley Ranch Earth Day event on Saturday, April 23. Congratulations to the Green Valley Ranch Citizens Advisory Board for planning another successful Earth Day event this year. Angela Harris, chair of the events committee, did a super job organizing […]

Get Ready to Garden to Feed the Hungry

Planning for this year’s Plant a Row for the Hungry campaign in Denver is already underway. This year promises to be a bigger event with more sponsors, more seeds to give away–and hopefully–many more gardeners. Please join us! Contact me at to find out how you can plant extra vegetables in your garden to […]

Harvest Donations Show Gardening Generosity

During the season’s harvest, remember to donate extra vegetables, herbs and fruit to your local food pantry, soup kitchen, church or social agency. When I was at the Plains Conservation Center on Saturday, I learned that much of the fresh produce grown in the heirloom garden was donated to help feed hungry families. Tudi Arneill, […]

Plant a Row for the Hungry Harvest

It’s time to start harvesting and donating your Plant a Row for the Hungry produce to a food bank, soup kitchen or food pantry near you. This morning I spent time picking and packing 7 pounds of home-grown organic tomatoes and French yellow beans to drop off at The Friends of Saint Andrew in Aurora. […]

Gardening Fun at Denver Plant a Row Kickoff

Denver’s Plant a Row for the Hungry campaign had a successful launch on Saturday at the CSU Extension Plant-A-Palooza Plant Sale. The weather cooperated as shoppers enjoyed browsing and buying vegetable plants, annuals, perennials, master gardener-grown containers and many other interesting items for the garden. Over 100 gardeners, including these three future gardeners, enjoyed getting […]

Plant a Row for the Hungry Reminder

Note: Yesterday’s Name That Plant contest had many gardeners stumped, but there were three who correctly identified the berry-bearing shrub as a Goji. The pictures of the Goji were taken in my mother-in-law’s garden located in the southern part of Colorado. Just a reminder that Denver’s Plant a Row for the Hungry campaign kickoff is […]

Vegetable Gardening for the Hungry

Rows of vegetable plants, including these hanging tomato planters at Echter’s Nursery and Greenhouse, are ready for gardeners who want to participate in Denver’s Plant a Row for the Hungry effort. Echter’s, located in Arvada, Colo., is one of the sponsors of Denver’s Plant a Row campaign. Denver’s Plant a Row for the Hungry campaign […]

Plant a Row for the Hungry Gardening Event

The Plant a Row for the Hungry campaign in the Denver Metro area kicks off on Saturday, May 15 with free starter kits for gardeners. Gardeners, farmers and other growers have a long tradition of sharing their harvest with others. Perhaps you’ve been on the receiving end of a bag of home-grown tomatoes from a […]

Gardeners Plant a Row for the Hungry

Plant A Row for the Hungry is an important program and any gardener can participate. This gardening season, please add a few extra squash plants to your garden and donate the harvest to one of the local food agencies in your community. Fresh produce is always needed to help feed hungry households across the country. […]

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