The extremely lovely Butterfly Bush:
It’s called that for a reason Trinity’s garden is blessed with four of these plants and they have been a great source of beauty, aroma, and utility. They are extremely easy to care for and make great cut flowers. Consider them for your home garden!
With the abundance of spring and summer upon us, every week the garden produces a basketful of veggies to offer to the faculty. This week it was swiss chard, rutabaga, cherry tomatoes, red cabbage, artichokes, and golden beets (not pictured).
We will have a huge tomato harvest soon, if they are not consumed straight from the vine! The symmetry of this photo is beautiful:
Our class was introduced to composting and the necessary elements: greens for nitrogen and browns for carbon. They used our new compost thermometer and turned the bin.