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By |April 2nd, 2020|Henderson Settlement|

Say Hey to Tim Lambdin, our project coordinator, sitting astride his favorite toy.  During an unusual dry spell Tim was able to get the gardens tilled up.  This tilling worked in a cover crop mix we planted last Fall. Check out all that pretty soil. We will have to go over it again because

Finding Calm Amidst the Chaos… In the Garden

By |March 27th, 2020|ACCESS WV|

It’s no secret, we’re living in unprecedented times. We’re in the middle of a global pandemic and life as we ALL knew it has come to a screeching halt! For many, it’s terrifying. The risk of contracting a disease that takes days to rear it’s head, leaving us and our friends, family and neighbors venerable

Starting a garden at home!

By |March 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Hello families, The sun is out and plants/trees are blooming, what a perfect time to start a family garden! Gardens do not have to be raised beds, you can plant vegetables and flowers in containers. Here is a video one of our 5th grade student leaders at Berea Community Elementary School did to show you

Good start, but not without challenges

By |March 20th, 2020|Wise County Extension|

Good start, but not without challenges In Wise County, we had the goal of adding as many new Grow Appalachia growers as possible this year, especially from the towns of Coeburn and Appalachia.  We haven't seen a lot of participation from those towns in the past.  We had sign-ups and the Garden Planning

Spring Is Arriving

By |March 18th, 2020|Cowan Community Center, Uncategorized|

Greeting from Cowan Community Center!  My name is Debbie Cook and I am the coordinator for the Grow Appalachia Gardening Program at the Center. When the 2020 garden seed catalogs started arriving in late December, I was really distracted and eager to look at them. I thought about last year's gardens with all the challenges

March Madness

By |March 15th, 2020|Linwood|

It seems absolutely unreal that this my 5th year writing Linwood's blog.  I am grateful to continue to be a part of Grow Appalachia and all of the education and positivity that comes with it.  But mostly I am SO excited to have things to write about besides snow and cold weather!  Hooray!  Linwood has