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Cover Crop Craze

The bees are happy collecting pollen off our recently flowered cover crop!

 

Just to refresh your memory this is what our berm looked like when the cover crop had just popped up...

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Garden Harvest Cooking Class

Last Thursday Erin Jolley of Cooking Matters joined us in the garden to talk with us about completing that all important step, getting the fruits of our labor out of the garden and into our bellies!

 

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Tour de Farms 2013

This past Saturday 45+ bikers of all ages stopped by the community garden on the Tour de Farms.

Check out the article in The Herald and don't forget to look at the photo album which highlights all of the beautiful veggies the members have been growing!

Thanks to the wonderful members who come by to share our little slice of paradise with the bicyclists. And a big thank you to our friends at Growing Partners who organized this fun event!

 

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Say it Loud and Proud!

If there was any question before, now everyone will know we are the OHANA KULEANA COMMUNITY GARDEN!

 

Thanks Verena for the beautiful painting to welcome everyone into the garden!

 

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Sprout of Control!

Its August and the community garden is looking beautiful.

The birds didn't eat all of our cover crop seeds as evidenced by the bright green sprouts popping up around the berm.

The cover crop has sprouted!

 

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Vetch, Buckwheat, and Turnips, OH MY! (Or: What our cover crop mix is doing for our soil)

The cover crop has been seeded!

So why are we planting a cover crop?

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Organic Pest/Weed Management

 

Ever heard of NoloBait? Diatomacheous Earth? Neem Oil? These were just a few of the things we talked about at the workshop.

Last night Darrin Parmenter, CSU Extension Horticulturist, joined us at OKCG for a great workshop on Organic Pest and Weed Management.

The Ohana Kuleana Community Garden is an all organic garden. No synthetic fertilizers, persticides, herbicides, etc. may be used at the garden. We think this will help the earth and our food to be healthier.

The number one take away from the workshop was:

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Raise the Roof

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In true community garden style two members, Charlie and Jeff, came together construct this roof out of all scrap and recycled materials! Great work!

 

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