Temple Israel garden July update

We’ve had a great July with our volunteers in the Temple Israel organic vegetable garden, we planting eggplant starts, in both a raised bed and then building a new terraced side bed:

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In the spring the Religious School second graders plant cucumber seeds in their classrooms, then transplant them into the garden. If they are around during the summer, we invite them to come harvest the cucumbers, and anything else that’s ready. Last week we harvested garlic too:


Happy times with cucumbers:


One of our constant struggles in the garden is the little critters. We built a new anti-pest system (it’s both loud and reflective):


We’ve harvested a bunch of veggies every week, but don’t always remember to take pictures (even when it’s on the to-do list):

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