Things have been really hopping all the way through October down here in Tennessee. First Debbie Strickland from Rural Resources brought some of her teens to tour our gardens on the way to Berea. It was fun to meet them and show them around. . Next we dug our sweet potatoes. We had a really
I love this picture mostly because it has our youngest gardener with our oldest gardener behind him. I'm pretty sure he's showing one of our newest members standing beside him how to use the scuffle hoe. The group attacking the weeds in our fall crops. A closeup of saved bean
Bill and kids looking at the deer and turkeys out in the fields after working in the garden. Youngins having an important gardening discussion. A surprise visitor. Bubble fun after planting fall garden and weeding peppers. Working to take down bean netting and t posts.
July Potato digging day. These boys took charge of the group directing us all in the harvest process. It was a wonderful experience. Members excitedly picking up potatoes Bill unearthed with the tractor. Susie picking white half runners. Thanks to her and many other members we have picked and sold
I guess you know it's June when the beans hit the top of the bean netting, you've found a couple young beans to eat in the field, the corn hits your knees, the tomatoes start ripening, you get to eat cukes, summer squash and berries and the spring crops are done. Also it rains and
Hard working tomato planters Beth and Ruth. More tomato planting. Fun during tomato planting. Family bonding during cucumber planting. Donna proud of her radish. Karen pulling bean netting down the row. Smokey and Bill stringing top wire to help hold up bean
High Tunnel Tomato Planters April-12th Those tomatoes are more than a foot high and flowering already. Froggy on the porch. This tree frog was so cute I had to put him in. Jessica and her very first radish harvest! Seed packagers bagging up beans, cukes, summer squashes and more for
Cute potato planter steals the show! A serious little potato planter. Lily and Bill preparing to haul mulch on a recent workday. Bill, Debbie and I hamming it up with the turkey at Pine Mtn Settlement School Regional Mtg. Me getting a new hoe from local craftsman J.
Onions, cabbage, and kohlrabi babies. 2wks old. Fruit Tree pruning workshop. Seed packaging session. Seed tray and cell sterilization. What an amazing February! We've shocked ourselves at how much we've already accomplished. We were able to do more than usual mostly because of the extremely warm month. The last 2 years
It’s beginning to look a lot like spring at the LMU Organic Community Garden. We had our first meeting on Jan. 30th with 30 people in attendance. We have a meet and greet planned for Feb. 20th for old members and to welcome our new families with tours of the garden. Here it is February