If it happens you are from/in Berlin save the date:

The Chair of Vegetation Technique and Planting Design of the Technical University (TU) has cultivated 900 seedlings of (they call "TUmato") and distribute them for no cost on 4 May 2022 from 9:00 until 14:00 on the forecourt of the TU Berlin Main Building. First come first served!


For everyone else: If you follow the link you also find tips about planting and harvesting Vivaroma as well as an interesting interview with Professor Kühn about cultivation of tomatoes, F1 hybrids, heirlooms and of course .

We think that the idea and philosophy of the matches very well with ours, where a network of many different "Open Source Gardens" - so called "Instances" - grow decentrally in the wild and connect and share with each other.

That is why after two years of happily using this Mastodon account, we decided to give something back and support our lovely host : an anticapitalist, antifascist instance that is run collectively.


Thank you so much for offering us this beautful place far far away from big tech <3


It is late ... but not yet too late. We can send out some final starter-kits with for Easter \°/

The amount is however unfortunately limited, so be quick, order your seeds, join our community, grow an open source garden and connect with like-minded people across Europe: opensourcegardens.info/order-s

Do you know about our initiative? We send out for you to . Get inspired like Michael is:

"Just as an aside this is in support of a local squatted community garden taken as a response to a garden destroyed by the council as part of a gentrification plan. If you like we can write you up something about the struggle and history of the situation. And send you pics."

Take part now, don't be late:

Do you know about our initiative? We send out for you to . And get insprired by the lovely messages we receive from people around Europe:

"Thanks so much for your work, really excited about this! \o/ "

"Great initiative! Thank you! xxxxxxxxxxxxx"

"Glad to find you on Mastodon."

"I already Love the Idea of the project, and would be happy to participate. Thank you! "

Take part, don't be late:


Do you know about our initiative? We send out for you to .

Read about what Sonia wrote us <3
"Thank you!! Lovely idea the IoG!! I will sow the seeds in a school garden. I will try to install a raspberry nature camera and share pics from the garden and so."

Take part: opensourcegardens.info/order-s

Another year, another gardening season: Soon we are spreading another round of with our initiative.

If you like this initiative please help to spread the word by translating our order-page into your mother tongue beforehand: opensourcegardens.info/order-s

Meanwhile in Berlin our is like "bursting at the seeds" and is surrounded by beautiful flowers. We planted and and people enjoy the spring in our community garden

On a sunny day this week, we gathered and constructed a bench for our in so we and others can sit together and grow our passion. Thanks to everyone involved and our decent neighbours ^^

A selfmade and selfhosted blog in beautiful colours with pictures and stories by @c47@octodon.social about her growing <3

Releasing our "Easterpack" ^^
If you like you can now help to spread the word and download our brand-new leaflets, print them out and put them in a place of interest or where you like people to see it:

Try it out and happy gardening!

"Im Frühjahr sind unsere Fensterbretter schon ziemlich voll mit Anzuchttöpfen, doch für Freiheit ist immer ein Platz frei."

Toller Bericht von @c0c0bird wie im Mitmachgarten in Laatzen die Offenheit gesät wird:


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Sunbeam City is a anticapitalist, antifascist solarpunk instance that is run collectively.