Up On the Roof— May 30, 2014

We’ve been spending lots of time up on the roof again.

Today Barbara and Michele took pictures to show everyone what we’ve been up to.

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The strawberries are growing.

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Everyone is eating the chives again.

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Peas are climbing the trellis with peppers in front of them, along with little pincushion zinnias.

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We grew our brandywine heirloom tomatoes from seed.

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Along with super beefsteak tomatoes, and several other varieties.

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Staff person Kathy O’Brien brought in a pumpkin that she’s had hanging around since last year.

We buried in the garden and now we’re watching to see if  a new pumpkin plant will grow out of it.

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Our pond is back! We hope to add fish next week if the water gets warmer.

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We planted a salsa garden that contains tomatillos, peppers, tomatoes and cilantro.

Everything we need to make salsa!

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The new knockout rose bush is settling in and getting ready to bloom soon.

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Here’s the view across the roof today.

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We still have seedlings to find spaces for!

There’s lots of work ahead for us!

Post by,  Barbara and Michele

 

Starting Seeds!

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We’ve been learning a lot about how plants grow from seed here at Bass River.

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There’s lots of seedlings started under our grow lights.

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So far we’ve planted  painted daisies,

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peppers,

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cucumbers,

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inpatients,

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basil,

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lots of tomatoes,

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and marigolds.

 

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Zinnias and other flowers will be on the way soon too.

Spring is a very busy time for the Bass River Gardeners!

Post by Kenny and Michele