End-of-August Snapshots

What The Garden Looks Like In Late Summer

I’ve been out of town for most of the end of August, but I popped into the garden for a quick visit on the 28th.Here’s what I saw. –Denise M.

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First August bloom on a plant in the pollinator garden: It’s either the ironweed or Giant Blue Hyssop.



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Beautiful scarlet runner beans are the highlight of the 3 Sisters Bed in August.


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The show stopper of the summer? Our trumpet honeysuckle climbing up the new trellises (funded by a Grow To Learn expansion grant). Love how last years grass is finally flourishing!

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Tomatoes, eggplant and ground cherry plants are still going strong; the Gotham Greens seedlings students transplanted earlier in the month seem to have taken hold. http://inclusions.org/where-thos…-gotham-greens/


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Lots of ground cherries collected from the bed soil and surrounding area. The fruit tends to fall before it is completely ripe but the husk helps protect the berry as it matures off the plant.