Join us in the Fall Creek Garden on Saturday, April 15th as we beautify our neighborhood. Bring a trash bag, tennis shoes and a willingness to get your hands dirty while we make an effort to improve the Mapleton Fall Creek Neighborhood! Clean up is from 10am until 2pm. Plots are still available and will be for sale April 15th at the garden. Each 8′x4′ plot is $20 for the entire year. Hope to see you out Saturday, April 15 at Fall Creek Gardens.
Properly caring for your garden soil greatly reduces having to repeatedly till the soil. By consistently enriching your soil organically, you maintain open and loose soil structure for your vegetable garden. Keeping the soil covered provides more soil structure—if you can, keep your soil covered. One great way to cover your garden soil is to use mulch. […] Continue reading →
Building a productive garden starts with good soil. Many gardeners start by digging up their yards, shovel in hand or guiding their trusty garden tiller—plowing the land. While that is a great start, adding the right organic material and using some natural techniques can create rich and productive soil that will provide a great foundation for […] Continue reading →
Maggie recently sat down with the Rob Smith at DIY Food Supply. They talked about the community garden movement, working with civic organizations and volunteerism. You can listen to the interview here. You can read more about DIY Food Supply here. Continue reading →
Whew! It’s been a busy summer and things here at the Gardens are speeding right along. Here’s a snapshot of our recent activity: 1. Organic gardeners love our classes! In July, attendees were able to learn about: Gardening with Native Plants, taught by Tom Hohman with Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society. Organic Pest Control […] Continue reading →
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The regular mailing cage, when used to introduce queens, is uncertain at best. When a honey flow is on, this can be used quite successfully, but when there is no honey fIow, if the mailing cage is to be used, it is improved by tacking a piece of tin over the candy for two days. […] Continue reading →