Two days of summer school completed and here are some thoughts:
1. I have given up on finding the bed of zucchini. Clearly it was stolen by elves. The bed of patty pans had poor germination. I am thinking it is not too late
2. The weeds that were among the flowers, Swiss chard, cucumbers, peppers, yellow wax beans, onions, leeks, eggplants, swiss chard, winter squash have been asked kindly to get out.
3. a handful of sweet peppers harvested and will be used in the cooking club later this week. Onions will be also harvested for this.
4. garlic had some weeds but will be harvested real soon.
5. Potatoes were largely free of weeds.
6. The Mighty Assistant was handed a book on using a microwave flower press. I am expecting some cool things to emerge from this.
7. Lavender harvested, dead headed, cleaned up.
7. Yesterday I saw the director of admissions of the school standing with someone up a hill where my classroom is located. They waved. I waved back. They walked down to our veggie garden as my class was cleaning up. The visitor was the wife of a dear friend who passed away recently. I asked her if she had seen the Day Lilies which I had dug out of her garden and added to a bed of monotone tiger lilies at the school. She had. Here are some of Dr. Ed's loved lilies...