Tag Archives: Clinton Park Experiential Garden

Vegi’s, Vegi’s and More Vegi’s

Our little tiny Okra that we thought wasn’t going to do anything..is! Okra usually grows anywhere from 3-6 feet or more, ours…well it has struggled this year with the cold and then found itself dwarfed by the tomato plant that … Continue reading

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Whats Struggling

The big okra plant in the front is our third planting, the seeds for the large one were started in a green house. The little plant behind it was started at home and then transplanted. You can see the difference. … Continue reading

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What’s Growing

This little tomato is one that self seeded from last year and seems to be hardier than a few of the ones that we bought. Even though it was later coming up it seems to be catching up to the … Continue reading

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Under Attack

All this wet overcast weather and the Aphids are having a feast on our Edible Flower Garden :(. Let the sun shine! You can see the aphids on the stems of the borage flowers. Spent an hour squishing and cleaning … Continue reading

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Queen Anne’s Lace?

We had this growing in our garden but got removed to make room for something else. Does anybody recognize it? I am thinking Queen Anne’s Lace? Can anyone confirm if indeed it was Queen Anne’s Lace?

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Surprise!

Last Friday I came to the garden to find extra plants (Swiss chard) that had materialized overnight! A few emails later and I still didn’t know who had planted them.  Saturday I stopped by the garden early and one of … Continue reading

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Early mornings at the Garden

Early mornings in the park on a beautiful day, joggers out early, seniors doing tai chi. People stopping by to comment on the garden. Very peaceful. Trimmed up the herb garden. Apple Mint is growing strong. A woman stopped by … Continue reading

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July 2, 2011- Finally a Sunny day

Getting ready to plant the second round of okra seedlings. The first ones died 😦     Two little Okra seedlings. Grow little buddies, grow!   Something is eating our cabbage! There won’t be anything left in a week at … Continue reading

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June 4, New Plantings, Harvesting, & Seedlings

We added a few new plantings on Saturday, some cherry tomatoes, a Japanese eggplant, and seeded some more lettuce Harvested a few little spinach leaves for a salad Beets trying to make a show of it. Still waiting for the … Continue reading

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June 4th Edible Flower Bed

Wow what a difference a week makes at this time of year. Compare to last week the nasturtiums have almost doubled in size Lots of flowers on the strawberry plants . The calendula ( light green plant in the center) … Continue reading

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