Cleveland Heights Patch is asking readers to submit photos of their gardens to help create a photo gallery
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
This hot weather and rain have been tough on people, but not so bad on plants. Gardens around Cleveland Heights are green, lush and abundant. You are invited to share photos of your gardens and yards for a future photo gallery on Cleveland Heights gardens. We welcome photos of gardens with flowers, plants, food and fountains. The more variety, the better. Email your photos to Cleveland Heights Patch Local Editor Michelle Simakis and make sure to include your contact information including the name of your street and who should receive the photo credit. We'll post your submissions in a photo gallery soon. Thank you in advance for participating.
Cleveland Heights native hopes to create network of people devoted to community gardening
Rows of pristine, grass-covered lawns disturb her. Mari Keating, a Cleveland Heights native, grows tomatoes, sweet potatoes, collard greens and other food in her yard. She organized a meeting at Lee Road Library on Sunday for people to exchange seeds and talk about growing and sharing food. About two dozen people attended, including Michael Jerman, president of Sustainable Landscaping LLC in Cleveland Heights, which developed and installed the vegetable garden at Lee Road Library, and Jody Lathwell from Beyond Pesticides Ohio, who spoke about her concerns about the ramifications of and alternatives to pesticides. Seeds were spread out across the table, and Keating encouraged people to take as many as they wanted even if they didn’t have …