Juan Cabrillo’s Garden is Ready for the School Year!

After a full summer of pruning, composting, planting and watering, I am happy to declare that Juan Cabrillo’s garden is ready for the new year! Just look at these beautiful plants!

<img src="http://enrichla.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/IMG_20160817_140420-1050×1400.jpg" alt="A year later, this DIY vertical pallet garden is overflowing with vibrant emerald succulents!” width=”1050″ height=”1400″ class=”size-large wp-image-39666″ /> A year later, this DIY vertical pallet garden is overflowing with vibrant emerald succulents!
the sweet leaf/stevia plant is huge! looking forward to steeping it in tea...

the sweet leaf/stevia plant is huge! looking forward to steeping it in tea…

eggplants almost ready to fruit!

eggplants almost ready to fruit!

Of course the chocolate mint is taking over - but we say that's a good thing ;) ...

Of course the chocolate mint is taking over – but we say that’s a good thing 😉 …

Curly kale is still growing beautifully from last year!

Curly kale is still growing beautifully from last year!

Never-ending nasturtium.... ;)

Never-ending nasturtium…. 😉

“dino” kale, a huge hit with the staff and kiddos…

Hope Cox

Hope is an urban farmer, garden educator and foodie transplanted from Tennessee to SoCal in 2014. She hopes to move out of the big city one day to pursue the life of a sustainable farmer; but in the meantime loves to teach elementary kids about how food is grown, nutritious and tasty recipes and connecting with nature.