Happy Spring from Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine People’s Garden! Cincinnati, Ohio— We made it through the Ohio frost date and are planting our seedlings furiously! We are headed towards the beginning of summer and I feel like I can already tase the tomatoes and peppers. Outside of planting, weeding, watering and top dressing our garden beds
This month we heard from one of our second year gardeners, Kara Bellen. I've been hearing talk about Kara's blackberry wine and homemade salsa since I arrived at Grow Ohio Valley a couple months ago, and I really enjoyed getting to hear more about her perspective on gardening, despite "not being a gardener." Hi y'all!
The fifth month of the 2022 garden program has arrived at St. Vincent Mission! The start of this month was met with a large outside donation of 75 tomato plants, which were given out to the David School to aid students with their garden. The beginning of the new month also marks the end of
As I have been planning my garden this year, ordering seeds from my favorite companies far away, preparing soil, adding in beds, and all the other things I’ve learned you do before planting time, I have been trying to be mindful of my remaining real modern day gardening problems I’ve had the last couple of
Finally spring has sprung, and so have our plants. This past Saturday we had our garden planning workshop along with a seed and plant handout with gardeners eagerly planning on where things ought to be put. This was our first face-to-face meeting since COVID began, and gardeners said that they had missed the in-person workshops.
The month of May is a busy month for us; getting gardeners signed up to participate, ordering supplies, and trying to get the necessary tools to have a good garden and everyone can eat healthy. I had one gardener bring me onions and lettuce, and they were exceptionally good. I was surprised at how large
Just last week here at High Rocks' Ruby Grow site, we planted tomatoes and peppers. But not all by ourselves, we had some help from kids that go to a nearby school. The kids have been coming by every Friday to learn about growing food and garden care. This is a new development for
Well hello, there my little pretties. Taken right out of the mouth of one of our gardeners on Grow Appalachia. All of our gardeners have been anxiously awaiting the time to plant their gardens and see their rewards. Many are actually seeing those rewards now by taking advantage of early planting in hopes of not
This spring has been a whirlwind of activity as the Settlement School slowly returns back to business after the pandemic. It seems though, Spring was late this year. The overwhelming green has just started, nearly a month later than normal. I am late as well, just now realizing I have missed last month’s blog.
We are in our third year of backyard gardening here at Grow Morristown. Still, on a few basic levels, we are experiencing some firsts. This year marks our first being able to fully take advantage of the facilities at Central Services. Our top resource distribution, including plants and seeds and timed with workshop three, was