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High Waters

One of the challenges we have faced with gardening the past few years has been three “100 year events” of flash flooding since 2011. The field above was a newly tilled garden until April 3…

Time: What we can Plant Now

Time: What we can Plant Now
-Bea Sias, LEAD, Grow Appalachia Logan West Virginia As we all know certain vegetables have to be planted at certain times.  Vegetables like peas, cabbage, greens, lettuce, onions and potatoes are the first vegetables that…

STRETCHING YOUR POTATO SEED

STRETCHING YOUR POTATO SEED
-Marcelle, Big Ugly, West Virginia Our rapidly expanding number of gardeners at Big Ugly Community Center made it necessary to re-figure our allocation of potato seed before distribution.  On Thursday, March 26, 2015, forty workshop…

Annual Recognition

-Bea Sias, LEAD-Logan County Grow Appalachia Grow Appalachia was highlighted at the third annual recognition dinner held November 14, 2014 by the LEAD (Logan Empowerment and Development) organization. In just three years LEAD has emerged as…

Special Pieces of Equipment

Special Pieces of Equipment
Daphne Gooding-Grow Appalachia. Big Ugly I think all gardeners have some special pieces of equipment that they just love and consider “theirs.” And no one better borrow it without returning it.  And goodness knows, that…

Our New Home

Our New Home
Bea Sias- Grow Appalachia Logan, West Virginia I am currently working out of LEAD Community Org. Office. LEAD has recently moved into a much larger office because we out grew the previous one. This office…