Despite the long days with dreadful heat, Mother Nature has been blessing us all this summer. Take a look through our newest photos to see what has blessed the Potomac Heights Garden this week.
These platters go to GMU Staff who support the garden.
The very first Okra pods harvested!
When cut, Okra forms these pinwheels. Adorable!
Mojito’s make great summer refreshments with mint, lime, soda and sugar.
Mojito’s to cool down after a hot day of gardening.
An Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly paid me a visit.
So beautiful, they only bloom early in the morning.
This is how you know you’ll have cucumbers in a week or so.
The Elderberries are still green, they need more time to ripen.
This decorative flower, called begonia was propagated by root clipping.
John found the very first cucumber!
This week, we worked at a different garden on GMU campus; the Piedmont Dormitory Hall Garden
Roger pulling weeds at Piedmont Garden
Joe Pye Weed Flower
The bees love the Mountain Mint!