by Laura Schumm, Community Kitchen Garden Research Intern, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden So far this season here in the Lewis Ginter Community Kitchen Garden, the squash vine borer has been one of our most destructive pests. These pesky insects can cause major damage in your garden before you realize what’s going on; and they are gradually […]
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Posted in Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on Sep 16th, 2009
by Janine Butler, Garden Volunteer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Well, the pools are closed for the year and the kids are back in school; I guess that means that summer is officially over! But nobody informed the vegetable garden – we continue to harvest vegetables every week! However, as the weather begins to cool down, we […]
Posted in Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on Aug 10th, 2009
by Janine Butler, Garden Volunteer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden I have been working in the vegetable garden at Lewis Ginter for several months now; planting the vegetables, weeding and mulching, and harvesting along with many other volunteers. So I am pleased to bring you this ‘special report’ and show you more about what happens to the […]
Posted in Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on Jun 4th, 2009
By Janine Butler, garden volunteer What a difference a couple of weeks can make! Look at these pictures that were taken this morning: The squash seeds that we planted a couple of weeks ago are doing great. I can’t believe that they could grow so big in such a short time! The seed package did […]