Community Garden Addict

Community Garden Addict

Yep that’s me.   I’m on the way to the airport, driving through Tacoma, and out of the corner of my eye I see a Community garden.   Stop the car… Out I jump at this great little garden at the Salvation Army in Tacoma. A vacant lot has been turned into raised beds...
Pumpkin Check-up

Pumpkin Check-up

At the beginning of August we talked about hand pollinating pumpkins (you can read about it HERE).  You might remember I had one little problem when I went out to make baby pumpkins.  I only had male flowers and didn’t see any female flowers.  After a few days...
Why Community Gardens are Important?

Why Community Gardens are Important?

Over the last few months we’ve been following along with and visiting community garden’s in our area and afield.  You might be wondering why we are devoting so much time to this topic so I wanted to share more about it.  It’s been pretty eye opening...
Community Garden: Peterson Update

Community Garden: Peterson Update

Well, it’s finally happened, we are starting to harvest veg from our community garden plots.  I visited the Peterson Community Garden with my friend Megan this past Friday and the amount of produce that is now available through out the garden is impressive. ...
Albany Park Tomatoes

Albany Park Tomatoes

Spring and summer have been off to slow start where we are but that is not deterring our tomatoes!  We’ve got lots of tomatoes coming in and ripening quickly.  Beside the few pictured here we also have Brandy Wine and Amish Mom tomatoes coming right along. Here...
Community Garden: Peterson

Community Garden: Peterson

Today we get to take a tour through the Peterson community garden and I’d like to introduce you to Megan, Zach, Karrie and Caleb (if I can get them all there at the same time I’ll post a picture).  They heard about the Peterson garden around the same time...