Fall arrives on September 22nd. But, the Gardens are still very busy producing healthy produce. Our Fall projects include a washing station, finishing the high tunnel and putting in the autumn crops.
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The Gardens were a late addition to the African American Heritage Festival we had a great time. We got a chance to show off our 'Lil Sprout' solar powered irrigation system, share some of the bounty of the gardens and sign up new friends and volunteers. Thanks to everyone that stopped by!
Squash bugs present a possibly fatal problem to squash and pumpkin growers. Organic options are limited, and, prevention is probably the best solution.
The Spirit of Jefferson County newspaper stopped by the gardens last week and chatted with Bill Gregg. Learn a little about the gardens and how Bill got his start in gardening from this interesting article.
Squash is the true harbinger that summer has arrived. Many gardeners end up with far more squash than they can use. Maybe you can nip this problem in the bud (or blossom)?
The gardens are booming and we're looking for volunteers to help us have another successful growing season.
The Community Gardens are located near the Ranson Civic Center. While it's a long way from being a "big city" environment, it's not exactly rural either. However, this doesn't prevent us from having problems with wandering deer stopping by to eat our plants. Which is exactly what happened with our sweet potato plants last week. [...]
We're growing artichokes for the first time this year in the community gardens.
Vertical gardening gives gardeners with limited space a way to grow herbs, flowers and vegetables. It also can be used to create a mobile growing platform that can be moved to "follow the sun" during the day.
Yesterday was the longest day of 2016. Summer has now officially begun and things are booming in the gardens. Thanks for all the help the Harvest Pointe Community Church youth group provided at the community garden last week. We're a lot further along because of everyone's efforts. They helped clear the weeds, build raised beds, reorganize [...]