Posts Tagged ‘downstairs’

On the roof, the miracle raspberry’s first harvest failed.

An affliction filled the leaves with small holes – and there are some dry leaves underneath. Still, since I started the ilk therapy, the plant overcame and new flowers are blooming

Also upstairs, the first gogosar – everything is so early this year!

Downstairs, in Dias Y Flores, the un-planted tomatoes (came from compost?) are starting

and the invading wineverries keep ripening gorgeously

All in all, a great summer!.


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Riders on the corn: Cyclists raise alarm about gardens

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From left, Ben Shepard as a tomato, guitarist Victor Weiss, Benjamin Cerf as a pea in a pod and Monica Hunken as a bunch of broccoli played “This Garden Is Your Garden” in the Dias y Flores Community Garden on E. 13th St. last Saturday.

This is Charles and Everett/our garden mention

Last fall, two Dias y Flores members, Everett Hill and Charles Molloy, told The Villager how East Village green thumbs were making a determined effort to keep the garden open through the brisk weather — and keeping a visitors log — to show the Parks Department that the garden was being used, so that it wouldn’t be taken away for development.

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Upstairs, the raspberry is starting to produce buds

It’s later than last year, but the cold weather might have had a role.

Downstairs, the wineberries are full of buds,

some of which had opened

.Also, some wild strawberries are coming in

I had propped up the wineberries and potato in the garden – the rain yesterday toppled them down.

.It’s strange how everything is so behind last year. considering the very warm March and April we had. I guess a cold week in May canceled it all.

I ordered some more wild strawberries seed. If it comes in time, I’ll have the gardening club plant then and follow them up.

.Sometimes last night it must have rained. There was no need for me to water anything today.


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Today we started the children’s plot at Dias Y Flores.

The kids prepped the soil – digging and adding compost

.After that, they planted a wineberry bush

,some strawberries


,and some chives

.The morning glories seeds planted last week sprouted by the garden fence
.and also, the scarlet runners on the roof
.This is the “before” shot of our roof. Once the beans  will grow they’ll be visible from the street

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Upstairs, the raspberry I saved last year

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is offering me

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a second harvest. There’s a pumpkin from the  compost mystery plants, but more interestingly,

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the watermellon is growing nicely

Downstairs, in Dias y Flores, a huge tomato is ripening

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and a moon flower

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