Mission Green - Kathryn W. Davis Global Community Scholars

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Mission Green - Kathryn W. Davis Global Community Scholars
Mission Green
The Neighborhood House
Tarrytown, NY
Usha Bist
Kevin Jeon
Michele Rafferty
OBJECTIVE
To create a garden in a senior center
which will empower the seniors and offer
them recreational and emotional
involvement while being an example of
sustainable, water-wise cultivation.
PLANNING
•
Materials
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Tools
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Time
•
Methods
SUSTAINABLE
GROWING
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The Lasagna Method
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Drip- feed Bottle
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Natural Pesticides
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Organic Material
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Soil
An Herb and Vegetable garden of perennial
herbs that can be used for teas, lemonade,
etc. and are highly ornamental and fragrant.
Challenges
INTEGRATING
Other groups in that organization, like
the painting group, the cooking group,
are assisting us with the planting
process.
ONGOING
CARE
1.
Seniors taking care of the garden
2.
Cornell Coop Ext. Master Gardener
Program
3.
Other volunteer groups such as Tarrytown
Garden Club
Thank you to Mrs. Davis for this great
opportunity
Thank you to The Neighborhood House, Graziella, Gloria, Sprain Brook
Nursery, Prof. Maida and Prof. Trickel.

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