The classic example of happy companion plants is the legendary “Three Sisters”—corn, beans, and either pumpkins or squash. In this technique, known as companion planting, the three crops are planted close together. The three crops benefit from each other. The corn provides a structure for the beans to climb, eliminating the need for poles. The beans provide […]
The tomato transplanting party took place on March 16, 2013. Our hardworking members transplanted a mind-blowing 2,250 tomato seedlings of 49 different varieties into 3-inch pots for a total of 90 flats. Way to go COGC!
We finished all the planting a full week ahead of schedule! We had such a wonderful response at the March 16 planting party–more than 20 members showed up ready to work–and work they did. 90 flats were planted, yes 9-0, that’s 2,250 tomato plants that were given new homes in big roomy pots, and around 150 […]
We need all hands on deck at this Saturday’s planting party. It’s time for one of the biggest jobs of all–transplanting tomatoes! Also at this Saturday’s planting party our Veggie Captains will hand out packets of seeds and flats filled with soil for the direct seeding. We ask that ALL our members take part with […]
Kudos to everyone who worked so hard last Saturday! Thanks to an absolutely outstanding effort by the crackerjack crew of seeders and transplanters who planted all the tomatoes and transplanted the remaining peppers, eggplants, and herbs. Because of this we won’t need to hold another planting party until March 16. On that day we’ll be handing out […]