Spreading the urban gardening idea in Milwaukee

Via email today: “Hey! The garden at Herman St is doing well, [the tenants who tend to it are enthused. Hope you’re well.” While I had no involvement with running the garden, I can say that I gave the impetus (and a little free labor) to the property owner to get it started. Consider alsoContinue reading “Spreading the urban gardening idea in Milwaukee”

We have raised beds!

Thanks to the great work of many volunteers brought together by the Victory Garden Initiative, we now have five 8×4 foot raised planting beds in our back yard! Here’s a quick photo tour. 1) “Before” — the garden area was covered with weeds before work began today. Not pictured: the ten square yards of dirtContinue reading “We have raised beds!”