Blessings in the Garden

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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.

What blessings!

What blessings!

These platters go to GMU Staff who support the garden.

These platters go to GMU Staff who support the garden.

The very first Okra pods harvested!

The very first Okra pods harvested!

When cut, Okra forms these pinwheels. Adorable!

When cut, Okra forms these pinwheels. Adorable!

Mojito's make great summer refreshments with mint, lime, soda and sugar.

Mojito’s make great summer refreshments with mint, lime, soda and sugar.

Mojito's to cool down after a hot day of gardening.

Mojito’s to cool down after a hot day of gardening.

An Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly paid me a visit.

An Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly paid me a visit.

So beautiful, they only bloom early in the morning.

So beautiful, they only bloom early in the morning.

This is how you know you'll have cucumbers in a week or so.

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.

The Elderberries are still green, they need more time to ripen.

This decorative flower, called begonia was propagated by root clipping.

This decorative flower, called begonia was propagated by root clipping.

John found the very first cucumber!

John found the very first cucumber!

Piedmont Dormitory Hall Garden

This week, we worked at a different garden on GMU campus; the Piedmont Dormitory Hall Garden

Roger pulling weeds at Piedmont Garden

Roger pulling weeds at Piedmont Garden

Joe Pye Weed Flower

Joe Pye Weed Flower

The bees love the Mountain Mint!

The bees love the Mountain Mint!

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About gmugarden

Greetings current or potential vegetable people! This site is devoted to the vegetable garden that exists at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. The aim of the site is to keep people like you updated on the garden happenings and to show progress to those who can't participate! Enjoy and happy vegetable eating :)

2 responses »

  1. Doni, this blog is beautiful! Great pictures and stories 🙂 Thanks for all of your work for Mason’s edible garden!!

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