Monday, March 16, 2009

A garden party

Robert here.....what better to do on a rainy day then start the garden! With a little help from my friends Gnorman on the right and Mr. Travelocity Gnome on the left, we fired up the mini greenhouse today. So far, we just used the leftover seeds from last year -lettuce, carrots, radishes, beets ...

If you are not familiar with the intersection of Oak and 16th, here is a picture of the space as it has looked for the past 12 years.

There used to be an apartment building with the Windjammer restaurant and Popovers bakery. Sadly, it burned and the spot was left vacant. Last summer, a group formed and they worked together to plant and transform the area into a community garden.

A few snapshots from last year:

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