Lance and Bruce harvested tomatoes, collards (volunteer “Flash” from bed A1 and Tree collards) from bed F1, lettuces from bed B4 and the last cucumbers from C1.
Greens, cucumbers and cherry tomatoes (Yellow Pear and Sungold) were taken to the kitchen while other unripe tomatoes with a blush were picked for ripening.
The T-tape was tidied-up on the K-beds in preparation for planting Compositae, Brassicas and Chenopods but there wasn’t time to start planting out the seedlings.
Anna, an OHK client from Livermore, came to the garden to help and ask questions about organic gardening for the second time and said she would come again to learn and help. She convinced the landlord of her apartment building to build four boxed raised beds for vegetable gardening. She is trying to get soil amendments, seed and other things needed for the garden on a tight budget. We will consider what role(s) the Garden of Grace might play in helping fledgling community gardens such as Anna’s
Bruce attended three meetings at the garden scattered throughout the harvest time which curtailed scheduled plantings.