Thursday was a great day. We planted some of our seeds and went to our garden site to start working in the actual garden. We really do have a lot of work to do. There are some 11 or 12 gardens. Yes, there are names for all of them and there will be a map listing the all but it is still in the works. Hopefully it will be completed within the week. Oh yeah, I almost forgot to mention! I have tomatos, basil, and orageno sprouting! It was like over night, they were there. It's very exciting!
We have some other good news. On thursday we had our first conversation with a community member. He is a highschool student at Gateway, a school in the area. He helped us out for a bit while he was on break from school and was telling us the best way to get weeds out. Seriously, this kid walks up asks us what we were doing and then just starts pulling out these huge weeds that we were really struggling to get out. The trick it to twist them! We told him to come around again the same time on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Hopefully we'll see him again.
Tomorrow we'll be back at the gardens. We have so many plans it will be hard to get them all in before the end of the semester. By the way, the opening of the park is coming up and we hope to have the gardens in good shape for that event. It includes food and beverages, and a good time to meet the community. Stay tuned for the date.