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CTG Week 8: June 22nd to June 28th - Garden Potluck & Mulching Techniques

Activities:

  • Mulching
  • Harvesting Garlic Scapes
  • Identifying and protecting against the cucumber beetle
  • Garden Potluck

This week the cucumber beetle was not the only bug we encountered in the teaching gardens.  479 more words

Winter planting #2: Leafy greens

The essential ingredient for winter gardening is sunlight. Do we have it in our community garden? Not really. In spite of this, we have enthusiastically planted out plenty of sun-hungry greens: spinach, silver beet, kale, broad beans and snow peas. 505 more words

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A Walk in the Garden

I keep meaning to write more, and never have enough time.

I especially would like to write more because of the Urban Gardening contest I’m in, because I need your votes. 1,080 more words

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Garden - June 30 (Realizations & Changes)

After realizing that it’s already nearly July and our garden has barely produced anything harvestable, I decided to take a closer look at our neighbors’ plots. 679 more words

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Harvest Monday Tuesday - June 29 30, 2015

I keep trying to catch up with all the things I have to do, and instead, I fall further and further behind.

Like blogging. It’s been two weeks since I wrote anything, and I don’t even want to check how long it’s been since I posted anything other than a Harvest Monday post. 410 more words

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Community Garden - Women's Work

We’ve written a short blog for Kitchen Gardeners International, who provided our community garden with a micro-grant for the past two summers.  Here’s the story about how a group of resilient women can help to transform a community.   6 more words

Food Pantry Donation

This past month we were able to donate some of the produce from our PAAC plot at the community garden that was ready to be harvested. 21 more words

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