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Garden Update, 5/3/18
After suffering a very cold spring, we are all hoping this warm weather is here to stay! All of our cool season crops—lettuce, peas, collards, onion, and kale are planted and growing well. Check out our red lettuce, it’s beautiful! FYI, we have labeled all the rows of our veggies with names in English and...
Garden Update, 4/18/18
Hi Gardening Companions, It is hard to believe that this Wednesday is supposed to be 80  degrees after this gloomy, cold, Monday but that is what weatherman says so it should be a nice workday! We got plenty done last Wednesday thanks to help from Doug, Heather, Pope, and Joan. All of our cool weather crops are now planted, so we have to...
March 26, 2018
Hi fellow garden companions, FINALLY, we are looking forward to a Wednesday workday with decent weather. This March has been COLD! Last week Steve Swearingen and I worked on weeding, adding compost to the second level terrace, and raking up raised beds in preparation for planting our cool-season vegetables, which will be very soon.  Last week, Steven Bryan...
Short-Term Greenhouse Space Needed
The Haywood Street Garden Committee has great plans for our gardens this year. We would like to start some flats of vegetables and flowers from seed in a heated greenhouse to later transplant into the garden. We would like to start this process in early March and most all of the plants would be transplanted into the garden in May. Do you...
From the Garden
  By: Steve Frowine Powdery Mildew on Cucumbers and Squash This hot humid weather makes heat loving veggies like cucumbers and squash grow like crazy, but unfortunately it is also a time when a disease called powdery mildew shows up in full force. The name of the disease spells out it symptoms. The leaves look...
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