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Preparing for Fall

Now that summer is almost over, we've been working on getting our gardens ready for fall and winter. As plants are finished producing in the community garden we've been cleaning out the plots and sowing…

A 20th Anniversary Road Trip

A 20th Anniversary Road Trip
Greetings Growers, Jeffrey Helton, Berea VISTA, here with a more unusual blog post. In my experience, folks are often unclear on the structure of AmeriCorps and get confused about who, exactly, I work for. This confusion…

Getting to the end

Getting to the end
Hi, This is Justin Brock at the Red Bird Mission Grow Appalachia. This week has been fun getting everything ready for our last meeting. We had our off season garden preparation training last night, Mark…

Fairy County Fair exhibit by Sue@Lmu

Fairy County Fair exhibit by Sue@Lmu
I also belong to the Harrogate Chapter of the Tennessee Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. This is my entry in the District Flower show. It's category is 'Fairy County Fair'. It was to be a…

Remember When!

Remember When!
Took this picture yesterday and was filled with nostalgia. I remember when all the "bottoms" looked like this in September and the air was strong with the smell of nicotine. A good tobacco crop meant…