This chart below is based on the weather in Southeast Pennsylvania, so it includes Conshohocken Community Garden. Notice that yellow means plant seeds outdoors or transplant plants outdoors and green means harvest. If there is orange, they suggest to start from seedlings grown indoors (or buy seedlings). We have grown plenty of things successfully from... Continue Reading →
We had the pleasure of hosting Holly and Pam, judges for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) 2019 Gardening Contest. Enjoy this gallery of their visit and the wonderful things growing in the garden.
In the Winter, not long after our seasonal hose removal and water shut-off, we had an unpleasant surprise. Our fellow gardener Desmond notified us that water was leaking out of our main hydrant. Nicole, CCG Co-Chair, took immediate action and contacted the borough Public Works to shut off our main water line. Fortunately, the leak... Continue Reading →
We had our first Community Work Day of 2019 and it was a tremendous success. Look below at all of the amazing projects that garden members finished as part of our Spring Clean Up. (We forgot to take "before" photos. 🤦♂️) Carol made a new garden sign using herbs grown in the garden.The front planters... Continue Reading →
This winter has been pretty brutal so far, but warmer temperatures and warmer soil are only a couple months away. I know some of you are are already planning your plots and dreaming of fresh-picked vegetables. Garden Social Jan 25 6 PM at Great American Pub Current and interested gardeners: Join us Thursday, Jan 25th at... Continue Reading →
This post is all about the joy and productivity of growing wonderful, delicious vegetables through the Fall season. While the concepts in this post hold true for anywhere, the specifics apply to the greater Philadelphia area, USDA Hardiness Zone 7A (which includes Conshohocken). Why is this a great time to grow? Because leafy greens and... Continue Reading →