By Gaye Stoner
- Reseed spinach for Fall and Spring harvesting.
- Can beets, tomatoes to preserve, and cabbage for sauerkraut.
- Leeks provide the base for an excellent leek and potato soup, flavored with the cut/harvested celery from your garden.
- Pull onions and place them to dry.
- Harvest potatoes once the tops die off and place in a cool, dark, dry place where they will not freeze.
Prepare the garden for frost – straw around the remaining leeks; plant garlic around Columbus Day and put the garden to bed by sowing a cover crop to keep the garden soil in place over the winter.
Free Garden Workshops!!
For Youth Ages 5-15 and Youth Educators!
We are thrilled to announce that we have recently received a grant from NASA's Summer of Innovation program. We will be using these funds to purchase a weatherstation; which will be housed at the garden for plot holder's use and community education. We will be running a series of workshops: September 22nd from 10am-12pm (for 5-10 yr. olds); September 29th from 10am-12pm (for 10-15 yr. olds); and, September 27th for adult educators of children.
All workshops will be FREE, thanks to the grant funds. The workshops will include an hour of age appropriate gardening and plant knowledge and an hour of weatherstation specific knowledge. Call or email Erica if you're interested. Because the workshops are FREE, we will limiting class size to 10 participants per workshop. Come learn the science behind growing food and how our ecosystem affects harvest.
Questions? Contact Erica (801)657-1879;