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Harvesting Spring Crops, Planting for Summer

Last week, Alex (March 22 post–The Spring Crops Are In!) harvested two pounds of lettuce from the Plot Against Hunger gardens and delivered them to AFAC. It was our second lettuce delivery. The first was last week and included spinach … Continue reading

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So Much Gardening to Do!

There is so much to do in the garden this time of year, and since I work in my own garden as well as Plot Against Hunger gardens at 10th and Barton and the Library, sometimes it seems like there … Continue reading

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Early Crops: The First Seeds Go In!

Even with another blizzard blowing across the plains, Sunday saw lots of activity in my community garden.  About 15 people were there, working on their gardens and helping to clean up our fence line and raise the height of the … Continue reading

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Cornell University Alumni Plot Against Hunger

Last July, an area outside the fence of my community garden came available for planting.  Traditionally, the area has been planted in flowers, but after some discussion with the garden executive committee, I decided to take it on as a … Continue reading

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What a Spring! On Track in the Garden

Last week, I was very busy in the garden.  On Tuesday, I removed the cold frame and transplanted the seedlings out into the garden and into pots to give away.  The tomatoes stand in a row between the spinach and … Continue reading

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Late February and Early March Planting Yields Now

I know.  It’s been warm, but I plant some things in March every year if there isn’t snow on the ground.  This year the quantity of greens I’m getting just from thinning head lettuces has been wonderful.  Today, after planting … Continue reading

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