Week 12 – Happy Thanksgiving

We are thankful for our harvest of tasty greens and radishes. They will be great additions to our Thanksgiving meal. Anyone who wanted got to take home bagfuls of: lettuce, spinach, arugula, beets greens, swiss chard, mizuna, tatsoi, mustard, pak choi, cilantro and radishes. Beet Greens Cilantro Asian Greens (pak choi, mizuna, mustard, tat soi, […]

Week 10 – Pests (The Dreaded Cabbage Worm)

It had to happen sooner or later, though I was hoping it would be later. A pest has found our broccoli and cabbage. This is what the damage looks like This is the culprit, the dreaded cabbage worm And this is the cure- BT, short for Bacillus thuringiensis, is a beneficial bacteria that can also […]

School Garden News – Malta

Typical Maltese Garden Opened …Seeks to nurture increased environmental awareness amongst children…Minister Pullicino praised the children who helped during the construction of this garden. He lauded the success of the Eko-skola, that aims at mobilising schools to empower students to adopt an active role in environmental in their school and community. This project sees the […]

Week 9 – Weeds, First Harvest

First the good news, we’ve begun harvesting our radishes. See how they pop out of the soil We’re also getting the first first of our mixed greens (arugula, tat soi, mizuna and mustard). When harvesting greens pick the outer leaves and let the inner ones continue growing. This way we can harvest over a longer […]

School Garden News – California

School Gardens Take Root in L.A. California School Garden Network and Network for a Healthy California – Los Angeles Unified School District, in partnership with Western Growers, the California Instructional School Garden Program and the UC Cooperative Extension’s Common Ground Program hosted a “Growing Healthy with School Gardens” – a school garden resource fair in […]