Sharing Your Garden

The Harvest Farm Community Garden recently has exploded in color. In addition to veggies, with their blooms and emerging fruits, many gardeners had added flowers – a profusion of marigolds, roses, zinnias, even anise hyssop. Some herbs had begun blooming, as well. While these all add beauty to each plot and the garden overall, they … Continue Reading →

Best Preventative Maintenance

The warm weather growing season at Harvest Farm Community Garden is off to a strong start. Lots of rainfall, warming temperatures and longer daylight means veggies, weeds and insects are growing vigorously. How to keep undesirables at bay? First and most importantly, keep your plot weeded and cleared of dead plant debris. Obviously, weeding early … Continue Reading →

Springtime Nuisances

With warmer weather, you may notice some garden nuisances becoming active, among them fire ants. If you discover a fire ant colony in your garden plot – a telltale sign is the crumbly or grits-like appearance of the soil comprising the colony – take steps to eradicate it immediately. Because Harvest Farm Community Garden is … Continue Reading →

‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the season – for seed catalogs. Time to sit down with all the enticing offerings from seed producers to dream of the vegetables, herbs or flowers you could grow in next year’s garden. You can order seeds for heirloom varieties; you’ll help sustain biodiversity. Or order varieties bred for disease resistance or those that … Continue Reading →