They’re Here

Beefsteak variety - and no, I don't have particularly small hands.

The first bushels of tomatoes were picked today at the Lewis Ginter Community Kitchen Garden. That was accomplished – and a load of other work- thanks to the Tyler family: Sheryl, Casey, Lindsay & Brennan. Besides harvesting tomatoes and zucchini, the gang did a ton of mulching and pulled several wheelbarrows full of monster weeds. Those folks had determination, focus & grit. Just in time, because the Community Kitchen needs 75 pounds of tomatoes by Tuesday. We’ll pick some more Monday – yep, July 4th – to make sure the Kitchen has enough produce. Sign up to volunteer through Hands On Greater Richmond, come on out & do some light garden work before visiting the rest of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. The Garden is open to the public on Monday (July 4th) with no admission charge.

The Tyler family's harvest for the Lewis Ginter Community Kitchen Garden. (Un-manipulated photo - I know, the bright colors hurt my eyes too.)

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