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Carrots

We picked some mighty tasty carrots today at the community garden.  Our tomatoes, cukes, collards and basil are unstoppable.   A line of kiddos begged for the cucumbers.  Can’t top that. Advertisements

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Regrouping and Rebuilding

The beds at New Image’s Community Garden got a much-needed facelift today!  Gone are the rotted out wood planks and in their place, we’ve fashioned concrete block beds.  A group effort resulted in four solid beds, measuring 160 square feet … Continue reading

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Jack and the Beanstalk at Herban Farms

Last week’s rain and this week’s sunshine have been the perfect recipe for an explosive week of growth at Herban Farms’ Community Garden.  The tomatoes are spilling out of our beds, collards are the size of elephant ears; cucumber vines … Continue reading

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Week in Review

We’re at the peak of spring planting in Central Florida.  Our middle school garden class broke a sweat on Wednesday, planting a few tomato transplants, saving arugula seeds, watering cucumbers.  We sowed some sunflower seeds, a tiger’s eye mix.  The … Continue reading

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Tomato Chasers

Two years ago, we had this chicken living in our tomato bed at Herban Farms.  Not visiting, living.  She nested in the back of the bed, laid some eggs, fertilized the tomatoes for us.  Scared the daylight out of me … Continue reading

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