GREEN ROCK APARTMENTS

Eco-Conscious Urban Living

Venture Beyond the Gate

Portland Ave there is so much growing behind that iron gate. It may look like a jungle of Minnesota perennial plants, and it is! However, many plants could be used in your kitchen or cut for decoration. In addition, if you venture into the jungle you may come across some good finds for cooking. Here is a small look at…

Gardening 2014

We started the year in February with a grow room under the office! We had 50 square feet of seed starts. Courtney has been fabulous at organizing and labeling all the plants for the tenants. We would like to get more tenant involvement in the gardening process and have focussed on infrastructure and developing new beds. Now we are in…

Foodscaping Downtown Mpls

Foodscaping Downtown Mpls Green Rock Apartments is growing veggies in the median! A long narrow space between parking lots at our downtown Minneapolis location on Washington Ave is now home to all sorts of veggies: broccoli tomatoes, tomatillos, peppers, eggplant, bean, and kale. Plus we’ve got a giant wormwood plant and climbing morning glories, and of course, everything here is organically grown…