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The U of M Biological Station is running a kitchen garden for the second year in a row! I am the new garden gal, trying to fill the big shoes of Nate Lada. Stay tuned to hear how the garden fares this year.

Last Harvest!

  This week was the last harvest of the summer! The garden will continue to produce and the food will be enjoyed by researchers, staff, and visiting groups, but the students and the gardener have all left for the season. … Continue reading

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Fall in the Garden

  These last couple weeks fall has been in the air, with rainy nights, brisk winds, and lots of vegetables to harvest. Since there are only two more weeks left here at the biostation, we’ve been starting to take care … Continue reading

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last harvest in July

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Garden Attractions

  Here are just a FEW of the many attractions you can see up at the UMBS Hilltop Garden:

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Gardening in Late July

  Late July is a great time to be in the garden. I’ve finished up the last successional plantings of the year last week, so the last little plantlets are just sprouting. These are the last lettuces, mesclun mixes, and … Continue reading

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Garden News

1. We have so many vegetables coming out of the garden these days that we have had to add an extra harvest date: Wednesday at 5:15 in the afternoon we harvested lots of salad greens, some lettuce, daikon radishes, beans, … Continue reading

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Zukes, cukes, peas and more

  Biggest harvest EVER today! We harvested salad greens, kale, daikon radishes, snap peas, zucchini, a cucumber, a few cherry tomatoes, and the first green beans! Here are some pictures:

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