The kids are out of school but summer school starts this week. The kids planted, harvested, and ate greens from the Tower garden. From April to June we harvested about 11/2 pounds every 2 weeks. The outdoor garden got off to a slower start but kids picked and took home spinach and kale and planted[…]
A handy guide to everything Grayson LandCare and our many projects accomplished last year.
Grayson LandCare received a Twin County Community Foundation grant to add an indoor “Grow Tower” to complement the existing School Garden Project at Independence Elementary School. The addition of the state of the art aeroponic growing system will let the students compare and contrast very different ways to grow vegetables. The original garden is a[…]
We have decided to cancel the December meeting and Christmas Party since we were able to have a wonderful meeting and party in October. We are very thankful that, with your help and support, we were able to accomplish a lot in 2021. 14 Permaculture group members donated 415 hours and installed a new sign[…]
The school garden is coming together. We’re waiting for the treated lumber to dry enough to accept paint, so I constructed some temporary cages to protect the vegetables. The kids planted broccoli, shallots, radishes, lettuce and mizuna on Monday and the area is fully mulched.
The school garden is really taking shape! Rick and Jen Cavey and I spent a day a few weeks ago creating raised bed “kits” in the comfort of their heated garage. Thursday I put them together on site at Independence Elementary school. It only took about 10-15 minutes for each box. Rick delivered a load[…]