Friday, April 29, 2011

How to save Tomato Seeds

For those who don't know how, here is a great video from Clifton Middleton on saving tomato seeds.
The video is 5 minutes long, if you can't view this gardening video here are the hightlights:

  1. When choosing tomatoes for seeds choose the reddest and ripest.
  2. Some of the seeds are green and some are yellow.
  3. The green seeds are "not good" and they won't germinate.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

First Work Party of the Year!!!

Note: We are not at this time looking for volunteers, outside of our own members, for the Work party

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Burien Gothic

New Community Garden Members Catherine and Matt pose a new take on "American Gothic"

Thursday, April 14, 2011

We Got MAIL!!!

Just wanted to share an email from Michael Lafreniere, Department Director
City of Burien Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services to the email box, which I diligently check- NOT! Thank you Michael, sorry it took so long to read your email!

Michael wrote:
Just wanted to pass along a website and an initiative I recently learned about:

In Tacoma-Pierce County, the Cascade Land Conservancy is working to help organize community gardens at several new locations around Tacoma due to pent up demand. More on that HERE.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Garden From Space

No not talking about growing marsian tomatoes or Venuvian Kale, This is a shot of the community garden from space, via Google Satellite. The day it was taken must have been sometime in early summer 2010 as the compost bins are being built and there is already stuff growing, and Kevin Alexander is working on the compost bins and his truck and trailer are in the driveway

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Orientation Meeting April 12th

ORIENTATION MEETING TUESDAY, APRIL 12th At the Community Garden 437 SW 144Th 6:00PM All New Gardeners And Returning Gardeners Expected to Attend to Discuss the rules of the garden

Basil Mojitos

Basil Mojito any one? Savvy Housekeeping has come up with a fresh take on the everyday Mojito just in time for everyone's favorite spring herb! View the recipe here.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Neat Trellis Work

Gardeners new to the community garden, Matt and Catherine have already put up some new trellises, with very cool designs, made from Bamboo that a friend of Matt's grew!