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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I hosted a self-guided you-pick harvest in my home garden yesterday. I grew a salad. Except the kale. Eating raw kale requires a ton of chewing. Maybe someone should invent kale gum, you just keep chewing and chewing.
The community garden at New Image Youth Center is bursting with produce, bursting I tell you. Yesterday, I tended to the beds in the rain for a few hours; the rain and I were partners, cleansing the plants, nourishing them. … Continue reading