Horticulture – Red Bank Green https://www.redbankgreen.com Serving Red Bank and Greater Red Bank, NJ Thu, 26 Sep 2019 13:00:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 RED BANK: CONCERNS AIRED OVER LEAD TESTS https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/09/red-bank-community-garden-concerns-aired/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/09/red-bank-community-garden-concerns-aired/#respond Thu, 26 Sep 2019 13:00:11 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=123581 RED BANK: Community gardeners air concerns about borough's "sense of urgency" following facility's closure over presence of lead in soil.

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RED BANK: TESTS DETAIL GARDEN LEAD LEVELS https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/09/red-bank-community-garden-lead-test-results/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/09/red-bank-community-garden-lead-test-results/#respond Tue, 03 Sep 2019 22:00:08 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=123305 RED BANK: Tests of community garden soil finds elevated lead in one sample, but at a depth NJDEP says requires "no immediate response." More tests expected.

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RED BANK: CONTAMINATION SHUTS GARDEN https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/08/red-bank-community-garden-contamination/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/08/red-bank-community-garden-contamination/#respond Mon, 12 Aug 2019 17:26:19 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=96423 RED BANK: Borough shuts community garden in "abundance of caution" after neighbor's testing of its soil appear to show lead contamination, Shehady says.

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MIDDLETOWN: GLADYS BOWDEN DIES https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/01/middletown-fundraiser-fire-victim-dies/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/01/middletown-fundraiser-fire-victim-dies/#respond Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:00:03 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=120710 MIDDLETOWN: Longtime Red Bank resident and volunteer Gladys Bowden, injured by a fire in her Shadow Lake condo last month, has died. She was 88.

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MIDDLETOWN: FUNDRAISER FOR BOWDENS https://www.redbankgreen.com/2018/12/middletown-fundraiser-fire-victims/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2018/12/middletown-fundraiser-fire-victims/#respond Mon, 24 Dec 2018 12:46:05 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=120509 MIDDLETOWN: A GoFundMe account seeks to help an elderly couple, former Red Bank volunteers, who were injured by a fire in their home earlier this month.

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LITTLE SILVER: A BARNYARD CELEBRATION https://www.redbankgreen.com/2016/10/little-silver-barn-restoration-celebrated/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2016/10/little-silver-barn-restoration-celebrated/#respond Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:24:51 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=106412 LITTLE SILVER: Restoration work on three barns, one of them dating back to around 1790, is completed, and the town celebrates.

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AUTUMN 2015: RED BANK, IN GLORIOUS COLOR https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/11/autumn-2015-red-bank-in-glorious-color/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/11/autumn-2015-red-bank-in-glorious-color/#respond Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:19:39 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=101097 The trees may be nearly bare of leaves, but there’s no shortage of bold color to be found in nature this time of year. Some hardy roses added splashes of magenta to the sidewalk along West Front Street in Red Bank Saturday, and Sunday’s sunset, seen from Pinckney Road at right, offered a glorious array of pink,(...)

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RED BANK: LAVENDER-SCENTED MEMORIES https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/09/red-bank-lavender-scented-memories/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/09/red-bank-lavender-scented-memories/#respond Thu, 03 Sep 2015 15:26:05 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=99833 Barb Randall with a lavender plant in her Red Bank yard. Below, a photo of her late sister, Donna Randall. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD When her older sister died from a rare form of leukemia three years ago, Barb Randall found some solace in an aroma, and the(...)

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LITTLE SILVER: BARN RESTORATION STALLS https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/07/little-silver-barn-restoration-stalls/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/07/little-silver-barn-restoration-stalls/#respond Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:30:41 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=99301 No work has been done on the barns at Little Silver’s Parker Homestead in months. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.) By JOHN T. WARD One year after it began, work to restore three decrepit old barns at the Parker Homestead site in Little Silver has been stalled for months, and may be(...)

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FARMERS MARKETS: WHERE TO GET FRESH https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/06/farmers-markets-where-to-get-fresh/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2015/06/farmers-markets-where-to-get-fresh/#respond Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:33:02 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=98818 At the Sea Bright farmers market, Meg Paska sells locally grown produce and flowers from Seven Arrows Farm, while the Holly Hill Farm table, below, offers Rumson-grown seedlings and produce.  (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge) By SUSAN ERICSON Options for finding locally grown produce on the Greater Red Bank Green doubled with the addition(...)

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