Thursday, August 11, 2011


Fall veggies, Dino kale, early cabbage, spinach, chard, garlic, leeks, shallots, kale.
Doing a little pile smoothing and chip trail maintenance. .

More of the dalia's in front.
The dalia's a gift from a master gardener were magnificent and the bees love them!
The last of the tomatoes for the year. Fried green tomatoes and green tomato salsa are good options.
Harvesting in the rain.

Beautiful ripe veggies!
Dalias make a lovely addition to the garden
Our early tomatoes. Due to previous years tomato issues, this year we focused on planting early short season tomatoes and it paid off with a great harvest!

Spaghetti Squash, kale, chard, tomatoes, squash, peppers, cucumberes,eggplant, tomatillos and
cauliflower, quite a garden harvest!
Our straw bale compost pile.
Our straw bale planter.
Planting in straw
Purple cabbage and Red Russian Kale bed

Friday, August 5, 2011

Donations that made the Giving Garden happen

Aaron Eagle Scout Project made us raised beds. Then we needed amendements to fill the beds.
Pumpkin Ridge Gardens ~ Thanks for the plants

Our lovely pile of soil mix!

Amendments from Oregon Food Bank

Thank you for the soil!

Rock dust Donated by Baker Rock.

Picking up plants at ACS

Great Idea for for mini greenhouse.

Thanks PJ for picking starts for the garden.