What’s Happening in Our Rooftop Garden

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This morning we spent a few minutes taking photos of our garden on the roof.

It’s been a very cold spring but things are starting to grow  up there!

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We have eggplant. Someone wondered if anyone likes eggplant?

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This is a new knock-out rosebush that we just planted after loosing last year’s to the rough winter.

Peggy says “I like that rose!”

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A few sunflowers grew from last year’s plants…

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and the sweet peas and beans are coming along nicely.

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We have lots of chamomile this  year. The flowers were closed because it was raining.

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The gang in room one planted four deck railing containers with geraniums, spike and vinca vine.

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The lovage is blooming.

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We grew  cucumber plants from small seeds.

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Barbara says that “the sweet potatoes are beautiful!”

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Onions, also grown from seed, are settling in.

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The tomatoes are growing very slowly.

Tomatoes like hot weather and it’s been cold.

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The asiatic lilies are almost blooming!

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We’ve had good luck with the zucchini so far.

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Zach planted these petunias and a little bit of coreopsis that came back from last year.

Soon this planter will be full of blooms!

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and the gladiolas will be blooming too!

There’s lots more to come! Our gardeners are busy here at Bass River, Inc!

Text and photos by Peggy, Barbara C and Michele

 

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Signs of Spring

Today we’re enjoying the first day of spring up on our rooftop garden.

We saw lots of signs of spring!

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Under the cold frame we found lettuce and spinach that we planted in the fall.

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Iceberg lettuce seedlings

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Chamomile, dill and cilantro

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We planted some lettuce together!

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The chives are growing!

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There are leaves on the butterfly bush!

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Buds on the apple tree

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and the wormwood made it through the winter!

Happy Spring!

post by, Peggi, BJ, Shoba and Michele