August’in the Garden

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August in the garden is not a verb, we have been augusting the garden during the past week or so. There are so many things to harvest. Last Friday, we donated 19 lbs. to the James Mott Community Center Food Bank. They were so busy with hungry families in Fairfax, so all the food was surely taken.

Sweet corn is sprouting its hair tufts.

Sweet corn is sprouting its hair tufts.

Weighing Okra. We've been getting 6 lbs. a week.

Weighing Okra. We’ve been getting 6 lbs. a week.

About 44 lbs. of peaches. They all have bug infestations and mold spots, therefore we cannot donate or sell them, but we're giving them away to anyone who wants 'em.

About 44 lbs. of peaches. They all have bug infestations and mold spots, therefore we cannot donate or sell them, but we’re giving them away to anyone who wants ’em.

This is one of our impressive, baby pumpkins.    We made mini chairs for them so that they won't rot where they touch the ground.

This is one of our impressive, baby pumpkins. We made mini chairs for them so that they won’t rot where they touch the ground.

This is a 2 lb. cucumber on the scale. Woah

This is a 2 lb. cucumber on the scale. Woah

"Quickles" were made with vinegar using the 2 lb. cucumber. It filled a quart jar.

“Quickles” were made with vinegar using the 2 lb. cucumber. It filled a quart jar.

A Tisket A Tasket, there's a full basket of organic yummies!

A Tisket A Tasket, there’s a full basket of organic yummies!

Our summer intern, Doni examining the peaches. Come by if you want some.

Our summer intern, Doni examining the peaches. Come by if you want some.

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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 :)

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