In January the BELL Garden hosted its first community workshop of 2016 – Goat Milking and Cheese Making. The Noble family of Noble Springs Dairy http://www.noble-springs.com/ brought out two of their friendliest residents to help us out. Parents and children each had the opportunity to milk the goat, and most for the first time ever,
One of our favorite seasons at the BELL is blackberry season. You may have heard about it from your neighbors. We have scores of families arriving to pick their own blackberries often with the kids clutching their Halloween baskets ready to be filled with healthy summer treats. Blackberries may be the most well known biennial
By Nancy Murphy, BELL Garden Manager: If you have heard the terms “determinate” and “indeterminate” in regard to tomatoes, what does that mean? In general, an indeterminate tomato plant is one that will produce fruit (the edible tomato) over an extended period of time. This allows the gardener to harvest fresh tomatoes all season long.
Spring is here and the stores are full of tomato plants ready to be picked up and plopped in the ground. But when is the best time to do that? The first thing to think about is that tomatoes are warm weather plants, so you don’t want to get them in the ground until after
We are so excited to get going again in 2016. So starting March 5, 2016 we will begin our regular Saturday morning volunteer events. We are open for volunteers from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon and hope you will consider joining us. There is no need to sign up if you are an individual or