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Community Garden November Update

by Reed Johnson – Community Operations Manager at Royal Teton Ranch)

The Community Garden is located in the tree farm in close proximity to the Cafeteria and has a greenhouse.

Noah and Reed at the Community Garden
Left: Noah Buckner and Reed Johnson by an oven Noah built. Right: Cabbage is thriving also.

The harvest was very abundant for many things! Kale, collards, and cabbage thrived in our garden this year. We also had great results with onions, garlic, lettuce, carrots, parsley, beets, summer squash, tomatoes, potatoes, and turnips. However, we had an early frost and it was a bit of a disappointment to see the frost sensitive plants damaged such as beans, tomatoes, basil and summer squash.
The Hugelkultur1 bed was very productive. The bears loved the carrots and came in the night and got most them. The voles and ground squirrels loved the beets and carrots. Our growing season is a bit short here, but when it comes it is amazing how fast things grow and because of the long summer days, plant growth makes up for the short growing season. Continue reading Community Garden November Update