While fall creeps in, garden manager Louis has big plans for winterizing. Most of our plants have been harvested, save from some tomatoes, squash, and peppers still. But the big job we’re working on right now is clearing out space of already harvested plants, to plant Native perennials to fill everything out next year. check […]
As we approach the end of the growing season, the garden is beginning to look more and more wild. The amaranth is seeding and it’s falling over due to the weight in the flowers. The squash are ripening and being harvested, as well as the tomatoes, beans, and cucumbers. We have also been harvesting all […]
Tobacco is a very hardy plant that enjoys lots of heat but not humidity – if the plant is too wet it can become weak and thin. It can get to around seven feet tall when fully grown depending on the variety. In our community garden this summer we have been trying our hand at […]
It’s been a couple weeks since our last garden update, and boy have things taken off! The amaranth and sunflowers are so tall you can barely see over them. The squash is very happy and running out of room, so it’s climbing into the bed of sun chokes. And the cucumbers and radishes are already […]
So it’s been a couple of weeks since things started sprouting in the garden, and we’re really starting to see some growth now. Starting to see our first squash fruits, sunflower blooms, raspberries and strawberries. The beans, tomatoes, and sun chokes are thriving. Take a look below!
Well, we finally have plants in the ground! After clearing out the garden, we’ve begun seeding some of the empty beds and have discovered that there are a lot of perennial plants flourishing from previous years. We have found raspberries, strawberries, wild grapes, sage, nettle, sunchokes, burdock, and more. We have put in seeds for […]
This summer, we are working in partnership with the Indian Health Board (IHB) to cultivate a medicine garden (mashkiikii gitigan in Anishinaabe) at the 24th St. Urban Garden in Minneapolis. We started clearing out the garden — located across the street from the IHB medical and dental center on East 24th Street — in early […]