Field reports from
Arroyo Seco Museum Science Magnet
The garden was built on April 2017, which includes 6 garden beds, a horse rail fence and a drip irrigation system. The garden was built with two different volunteers groups.
The garden is growing so quickly here at ASMSM. The swiss chard and peppers will be ready to begin harvesting soon. The 3 sisters bed is popping up-look for corn, beans, and squash this summer! Also, we saw Fuligo Septica, the scrambled egg slime mold. It is very common in mulch. It is definitely not…Read More
Today we learned about aloe. It can be used topically or internally (when properly prepared!), and is a valuable addition to any edible garden. It is related to nopales and dragonfruit. We planted parsley seeds in the garden. For a snack, we had carrots, peas, and swiss chard stems, all harvested from Eagle Rock High…Read More
Today we continued to plant the brand new garden. In addition to eggplant, tomatoes, and peppers, we planted beautiful flowers. Marigolds, celosia, and petunias are now our garden neighbors. The weather was cool, breezy, and cloudy today.Read More
The garden at ASMSM is going strong. Today we learned about harvesting and using aloe and succulents. We planted lots of seedlings and learned about how seeds grow. We snacked on cara cara oranges from a local tree!Read More