Community Garden Update: August 1, 2016

What a difference a few weeks makes!  Warm hot weather and our church youth carefully attending to watering has enabled our plants to develop nicely.  Just compare these pictures to the early ones–remarkable!  How can little seeds do that?? Its like a miracle!

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Current view of the garden

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Corn growing up out of its box

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Corn developing “silk”

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Hot peppers almost ready for cooking

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Two of our young watermelons being displayed with loving care.  How cute!

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Third watermelon with yellow “belly”

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On a “garden tour” of the neighborhood, one of our gardeners points out a rain barrel system that he envisions for our garden for the good of the plants and the planet