Archive for May, 2014

Lett-uce make some salad.


Finally all that hard work in the garden has paid off with the freshest salad you have ever had (…cue hip hop DJ sample- “FRRRRRRRRESH”).

We harvested 6 kinds of lettuce that have been growing amazingly well. With only a few weeks left of school, we here at the garden are trying to create the most delicious send off possible- by eating and harvesting till the end of June.

We got all thumbs up on this salad right here. We added a bit of fennel, kale, and a light vinaigrette to ensure absolute delight & satisfaction.

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Hot hot heat!!!

It's a celebration!

It’s a celebration!


It was a rip roaring week of intense sun, random hose cool downs, straw mulching, and even some planting.
Our amazing UW volunteer Jamee!

Our amazing UW volunteer Jamee!


We mulched baby onions w/ straw to save them from this amazing heat. Helping out, was our UW volunteer Jamee from the fabulous Pipeline program that connects college students w/ volunteering in local organizations doing sustainability work. She got right down in it.
yes, spray time

yes, spray time


So yes we had to cool down and this is how we do it. Make it rain!
a coconut from the Virgin Islands?!?

a coconut from the Virgin Islands?!?


And w/ the kindergarteners, we opened a coconut that a student’s parent mailed from the US Virgin Islands?!? It’s not quite so easy, but we eventually cracked it and celebrated a little.
watering with care

watering with care


And we did MUCH watering! It’s hot!!!!

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