Gardeners from all over our community, as well as from surrounding areas flocked to the event on a cool spring day. There were over 300 people who attended, and the Plant Sale sold almost 2,000 plants during the four-hour Festival. Although some needed sweaters on the cool day, the weather didn’t stop hundreds from visiting […]
Dirt2Table: Building a Greenhouse: Growing a Community
It’s a Wrap! Here is a list of the final figures from Fairpark Community’s First Annual Plant Sale: 4500 total plants 28 varieties of Heirloom tomatoes, 16 varieties of Peppers, 3 varieties of Eggplant, and 3 varieties of herbs 160 unique pre-orders resulting in 2,373 plants pre-ordered Hot plants (that is, the first to sell […]
Get your Garden on with Fairpark Community’s First Annual Plant Sale!
Got Garden? We have just what you need to fill it up! After months of hard work by volunteers, the Fairpark Community Council’s First Annual Plant Sale is almost here! Almost 4,000 veggies and herb plants are being cared for by dedicated volunteers. The seedlings are growing like wild and will be sure to enhance […]
Start Your Garden Catalog!
The long awaited Dirt2Table Start Your Garden Plant Sale Catalog is finally here! View the catalog and follow instructions for accessing the pre-order form. Plants are $1 each, or $5 for a six pack or $25 for 6-six packs. Mix and match is ok! (all proceeds will be used to enhance the next Annual Fairpark […]
Dirt2Table: A Great time of year!
Don’t you love it this time of year? I certainly do. Everything from the buds swelling on the fruit trees, dandelions blooming, willows and others flowering, to the birds getting more active, it sure feels like spring. I just hope that a late frost doesn’t get some of our fruit trees this year. As you […]
Dirt2Table: Home Made Snacks!
This month we are offering a couple of ways to make great snacks. One is Fruit Leather (an alternative to Jam for preserving sweet fruit) and the other is Roasted Curried Chickpeas. Kids and adults alike will eat all that is offered of both of these healthy snacks! The trick is making enough to meet […]
Dirt2Table: Too Many Apples?
Dirt2Table: Simple Practices to Enhance Plant Growth
At last! The growing season is here! Although we had an extra early start for cold hardy crops like lettuce, spinach, peas, carrots, onions and more, the safe time to put out tender annuals like tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, squash and cucumbers started about the first of May for most of us here in Fairpark Community. […]