Announcement: Energy House Garden Club on Fridays
-12-week gardening club, from May 15th through July 31st, 2015
This week (5-22-2015) we will build an:
- African Keystone Garden, and a
- Terraced Hillside Garden
Meet in the front yard of the Energy House at 3 p.m.
*Address: UHM Energy House, 2020 East West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822 CALL 956-2248 to RSVP or ask questions! Or use the form under “Contact” to receive the flyer. **Please make sure to wear closed-toe shoes. Hat, long pants and sleeves are suggested. ***The Garden Club is open to family members who are 9 years old & older. The activities, site, tools, and equipment are not safe for children under 9, and we cannot have children younger than 9 on site. Older children who attend are under the direct supervision and care of their parents, and are expected to remain with their parents. No child-care, supervision, or children activities are provided.
On Friday, 5/22, in addition to starting the AFRICA GARDEN, we will also finish the India Garden. We will assemble and install the overhead trellis; mulch the pathways; gently mulch the newly planted raised beds; and make and place plant labels. Hope to see you all then! Mary
Report on ENERGY HOUSE GARDEN CLUB: WEEK 1, INDIA (5/15/15)
This was a Big Success and much fun: In our first meeting on 5/15, we:
- Reviewed pictures of home vegetable gardens in Southern India
- Reviewed commonly grown veggies in India
- Made a cargo net to be an overhead trellis
- Built raised bed garden frames
- Filled and planted out 4 of the 10 beds
- Set up irrigation
- During the week, we built, placed and planted out the remaining 10 beds.