Tuesday Evening Garden Hours *CHANGED*

Gardeners, Please note there will be a change in garden hours on Tuesday, July 4th. Rather than the usual evening hours, on Tuesday July 4th we will meet from 9am-10:30am. Thank you and we hope to see you in the garden soon!

Summertime Garden Work Days

Hi friends.  Grace and peace to you all. Just a reminder that we’re in the garden every Tuesday and Thursday from 5-7pm.  And on Saturday mornings from 8 till the garden leader says we’re finished.   Usually that’s between 11-12.  All times are weather permitting, of course.  And as always, there’s absolutely no requirement you stay…

Strawberry Adoptions Anyone?

Hi garden friends, On June 4, we will be taking out our strawberry plants so that we will have room for summer crops in those two rows. Strawberries are perennial so if you are interested in taking some plants home to your garden, we’d love for you to have them. Please come join us and…

The Beasties are Back! 4-6-16

Hi, gardeners, Fire ant mounds are popping up all around the outside of the garden. I’m looking for 10-15 volunteers to help me spread Amdro and calm our fire ant population before our garden kicks into full swing for the spring of 2016. (The more volunteers, the quicker we get done!) Many of you have…

Tuesday Garden Day!

Good morning gardeners! Hope you remembered to spring forward Sunday. That also means we have garden Tuesday nights starting today! Come out and join us anytime between 5-7pm. We have lots of spring crops to plant and the water is on now. (Cross your fingers we don’t have another hard freeze.) You’ll notice lots of…

Tuesday Garden Workday Canceled

Dear Gardeners, It looks like the the rain and the low temps are going to keep us out of garden tonight. We will be back on Saturday morning, bright and early, at 8 a.m. We have lots of sweet potatoes and other goodies at the garden, so please come if you can — even if…

*** SWEET POTATOES ALERT ***

Hi, friends, We harvested the sweet potatoes on Tuesday and we have buckets of sweet potatoes to share with our gardeners. Take home some ‘taters, and they will be cured and ready for cooking for Thanksgiving or Christmas! Also: We are having a friend of the garden come in soon with his tractor to plow…

Saturday Workday

Hi Garden Friends, The garden is abundant, the bees are busy and the weather looks to be beautiful this weekend.  I know schedules are busy and there are so many things to do this time of year, but please consider joining us tomorrow morning for a little “dirt therapy”.  We have many small tasks that…

At our Tuesday workday, Sandra Webb brought us chocolate and other fixins’. Our gardeners harvested fresh strawberries from our two strawberry beds and washed the berries. Sandra heated up the chocolate at one of our picnic tables. And we had chocolate-covered strawberries — YUM! Thank you, Sandra and all the harvesters for this moment of…

Society of St. Andrew at Simple Gifts Garden

Yesterday Bruce and Penny Oland from the Society of St. Andrew visited Simple Gifts Garden. Bruce is Triangle Area Gleaning Coordinator for St. Andrew. He is also a generous man! St. Andrew and Simple Gifts Garden both support the WWCM Food Bank, so Bruce gave us one hundred feet of potato netting that St. Andrew…

Saturday Workday ~5/23/15

Hello everyone!   Happy Friday! If you’re not heading to the beach this long holiday weekend to enjoy the glorious weather and relax to the sounds of the waves breaking (and if you are, I am SO jealous!), I hope you will consider coming to the garden Saturday morning for our usual worday!  We will start…