April Showers Bring May Flowers

Hello fellow gardeners,

Thanks to all those who came out to the April opening! We're officially in the thick of growing season right now; here are a couple updates for May.


We're still getting a nice dose of regular rain, but as the days get hotter, it will become more important to visit the garden 2 - 3 times a week to water our young crops. In general, cooler, shadier times of the day (like morning or evening) are better for watering.

If you encounter a leaky hose or broken nozzle, please get in touch with me as soon as possible. Thanks!


For those who may not know, there are hand tools and buckets in the cedar 'shed' by the water ON/OFF switch. These are for you to make use of! Also, feel free to use whatever trellis/tomato cage material is kicking around my the composters.


Looking for a place to share garden photos or request some watering assistance while you're off on vacation? Join the FB Group (http://shiftinggrowth.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=764a1db14c3c23e7a865a5214&id=612d607abf&e=2fd3e85f60) ! (http://shiftinggrowth.us3.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=764a1db14c3c23e7a865a5214&id=f830d4890f&e=2fd3e85f60)


Tomatoes are one of the funnest and most rewarding plants to grow, but anyone who's grown them knows that there are about a dozen tricks to getting great yields. You can nerd out on tomato tips for hours, but here are a few simple starting points:

Check out thishttp://www.canadiangardening.com/gardens/fruit-and-vegetable-gardening/10-starter-tips-for-growing-tasty-tomatoes/a/42177link (http://shiftinggrowth.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=764a1db14c3c23e7a865a5214&id=9df4c01e55&e=2fd3e85f60) from Canadian Gardening.

And here is a Golden Globe-nominated epic that takes you through the crop's life from start to finish. Popcorn and a gardening movie, honey?

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Happy growing, everyone.


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