Community Garden, Growing Green, Harvest, Uncategorized

Over-Wintering Beets

Yeah, I told you I would keep you posted.  I totally didn’t eat the over-wintered beets.  I was worried that something might be wrong with them.  I probably should have.  I’ll bet they were fine.  So, sorry about that.  I will stick to trying to eat all the beets in the season in which they… Read More Over-Wintering Beets

Community Garden, Garden Bounty, Growing Green

Gardening Update – July 20, 2012

Well…things have changed.  I am working in the church garden, but NOT the community garden.  Hubby and I decided that that would be just a bit too much especially with the traveling we wanted to do this summer.  We made a great decision.  I would have been overwhelmed.  We just returned from our 2 weeks… Read More Gardening Update – July 20, 2012

Community Garden, Growing Green

Church Garden – The Empty Intimidating Field

Well, there it is folks.  The big field at the church garden.  This is the empty (and intimidating -it’s so huge when you are hand planting) field. After a few hours today we have four long rows now planted out in potatoes, two in sweet corn, and three with a mix of carrots, beets, bush… Read More Church Garden – The Empty Intimidating Field

Community Garden, Growing Green

Garden Update and What is Coming Up Next

It is almost that time…the true planting date for our area!  This quick reference frost chart gives you a pretty good idea of when that will be in some major U.S. cities.  Our date is May 10 according to the chart.  That’s an average, remember.  But it is a pretty close guess.  In the Boise,… Read More Garden Update and What is Coming Up Next

Community Garden, Growing Green

Garden Update + Using Walls of Water with Tomato Cages

The tomatoes, as noted in the last post, were turning into giants.  And, I think, flaring my allergies.  So I have taken all of the large ones out to the garage and will begin to harden them off.  This is a process where you put them outside during the day and bring them in at… Read More Garden Update + Using Walls of Water with Tomato Cages

Community Garden, Growing Green

The Spring Report

Already up:  (some) peas, beets, arugula, spinach, buttercrunch lettuce, oakleaf lettuce, chives, garlic Waiting to see:  royal red lettuce, swiss chard, alyssum (carpet of snow) Just planted:  more peas, royal red lettuce, onions, radishes, carrots, Muscles’ giant cabbage (a school project that I really hope I don’t kill),  the fruit trees at the church garden,… Read More The Spring Report