Archive for July, 2011

Youth Garden Update 7-29-11

July 29, 2011 1 Comment
Youth Garden Update 7-29-11

The State provided cleanup help to Vinton in the form of some Anamosa State Prisoners. Last Friday and again on Monday, they were helping at the Youth Garden.  They took the brush that was about 6″ in diameter and smaller and fed it into a chipper.    The view is a lot better than last […]

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Youth Update 7-21-11

July 21, 2011 1 Comment
Youth Update 7-21-11

I stopped by the Garden on Tuesday when it was really, really hot and really, really humid to pick some beans.  I was surprised to find that the evergreen top had been removed from the raised beds.  A couple of posts had been broken off, and some plants were squished, but it already looked better.  […]

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The Youth Garden Takes a Hit

July 14, 2011 1 Comment
The Youth Garden Takes a Hit

The storm took most of the mature trees in Vinton on Monday. That includes the trees around the Garden.  The following photos are in the order I took them: Dig it!

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Youth Garden Update

July 4, 2011 11 Comments
Youth Garden Update

I must say the Gardens look a whole lot better this year than they did at this point last year.  That is mainly because we didn’t get started until late May or early June last year and we were playing catch-up all year. This year we started early and we have managed to keep it looking […]

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