Happy Earth Day!
April 22, 2018
Hello friends! Since the March blog it feels like we’ve finally warmed up and the cold, cold Ohio nights are a thing of the past. Gardeners in Over-the-Rhine People’s Garden have been taking advantage of the sunny April days and getting excited to begin a new garden season. Did you know that Over-the- Rhine People’s Garden is entering year 5 with Grow Appalachia?
Most garden work days have been spent spreading compost and wood chips, weeding and preparing our soil, planting seeds like beets, carrots, dill, onion and cilantro. Thanks to gardeners Jill and Chris 3/4 of the cabbage patch is completed, and seed potatoes are in the ground. Jill estimates we’ll harvest and enjoy 180lbs of potatoes this season!
April blooms are here! Check out our colorful tulips, peach trees and apple blossoms.
Did you know that rhubarb blooms too?
A few weeks ago, I was fortunate to be able to spend time with David Cooke, Director and Founder of Grow Appalachia, Glades Community Garden, GreenHouse17, Magoffin County Extension, and St. Vincent Mission. The folks at GreenHouse17 were wonderful hosts and their spring flowers were breathtaking! To find out more information about all of the awesome Grow Appalachia partner sites be sure to check out the “partners” section of the Grow Appalachia website: https://growappalachia.berea.edu/partners/