The first row of the day— hooray! Angus Buchanan at work. Thank you, Angus! Angus tilled three large sections of the field today. Now it’s really starting to look like a garden! Next we are going to stake out where the garden beds are, and then we can start making them. Stay tuned for work … More The garden is tilled!
Undaunted by snow and cold, we braved frigid weather to construct a metal shed to store tools, fertilizer and equipment. Frozen fingers made turning little bolts and nuts rather challenging, but the spirits were high and carried the day. Geri Pilcher donated the shed, and was joined by George Cribbs, Christopher Diggins, Sean McLaughlin, Dave … More Bring on the wheelbarrows – we have a metal shed!
This cold, frosty Saturday morning, Jan. 24th, Larry Wright and Dianne Iverson helped to build and infill the platform for the metal shed. Larry skillfully made quick work of the 8 x 10 frame, and Dianne hauled the gravel, generously donated by Whidbey Topsoil. We’re ready for the work party on Sunday to erect the … More Metal shed platform built!
We had an amazing “Day of Service” on Martin Luther King Day! In the glorious sun, over thirty volunteers came to help in the garden, and we accomplished everything we set out to do! The manure was weeded and spread out, irrigation tubing organized, debris cleaned up and hauled away, and blackberry roots and rocks … More Martin Luther King “Day of Service”
Hooray! The new garden area began its transformation this week, with Jim Lux munching the blackberries, and grading along the south edge. Over the next few weeks we’re going to be hauling in composted manure. Here’s the first manure spread on the field. It needs a bit of weeding, and raking. Let us know if … More The transformation begins!