What’s Growing Now

Sunday, April 24, 2016

We took a walk around the Southwark Queen Village Community Garden to get a better idea of just what’s coming up in this unpredictable spring weather.

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Lots of lettuces look ready to eat.

 

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Irises have started blooming, on the tail end of tulips and the last of the daffodils.

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Fava beans are still a little way off, but growing nicely.

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Lots of garlic planted last fall, as in this City Harvest plot. 

 

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Rhubarb should be ready to pick soon…

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.. just in time for the strawberries.

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And for those with the patience to grow them, peas.

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Our chamomile did not prove to be perennial, but seeded three new plants this spring instead.  More on drying the lovely little flowers for tea later in the season.

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Posted by Donna on 04/24 at 01:32 PM


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