Boulder Community Gardens

Neighborhood Connections and Sustainability

Leaderless circle of folks in the Morongo Basin around our individual and collective gardens. Share what you know--ask about what you don't!

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We're a Member of American Community Gardening Association

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Loretta Beavis posted a blog post
yesterday
James R. Simpson posted a status
"Apple Trees are showing new leaves...not so bad, because Apples can survive the cold weather coming, but other trees can not. Too bad!"
Friday
Loretta Beavis posted a blog post

Spring Fever ?

Hi Neighbors!Okay, its still winter, but I have the urge to plant things--you usually have production by now, being a lot warmer-so whats growing?!?!.  Cleaning out the greenhouse, I found a potato from last year, it had a root on it about 2 cm long...my urges are not alone!  I have been watching the perennial grasses start to green up in my garlic bed I overhauled last year.  My new laptop has died twice, even though it was only 10 months old.  I am still using my old Mac, but got dependent on…See More
Jan 22
Loretta Beavis posted a discussion

Yard Long Asparagus Beans

Plant some.  Fun and good to eat.  I used a dead tree for the trelllis.See More
Jul 18, 2015
Loretta Beavis's discussion was featured

Yard Long Asparagus Beans

Plant some.  Fun and good to eat.  I used a dead tree for the trelllis.See More
Jul 18, 2015
Loretta Beavis's blog post was featured

July and Food

y Hi Neighbors! Fresh potatoes with Anaheim chile and scrambled egg for breakfast.  The local egg farm now has cage free eggs, open to the public (Old Woman Springs Road and Midway Ave in Lucerne). I have asparagus beans growing on one side of a dead tree, honeysuckle climbing the other side.  I took the seeds from a store-bought spaghetti squash and planted the entire mass in one spot.  Fun watching them come up (think dirt volcano) and wondering if they are GMO.  Just finished a sustainable…See More
Jul 3, 2015
Loretta Beavis posted a blog post

July and Food

y Hi Neighbors! Fresh potatoes with Anaheim chile and scrambled egg for breakfast.  The local egg farm now has cage free eggs, open to the public (Old Woman Springs Road and Midway Ave in Lucerne). I have asparagus beans growing on one side of a dead tree, honeysuckle climbing the other side.  I took the seeds from a store-bought spaghetti squash and planted the entire mass in one spot.  Fun watching them come up (think dirt volcano) and wondering if they are GMO.  Just finished a sustainable…See More
Jul 3, 2015
Loretta Beavis posted a blog post
Jun 2, 2015
Loretta Beavis's blog post was featured
Jun 2, 2015
Loretta Beavis's 2 blog posts were featured
May 28, 2015
Loretta Beavis posted blog posts
May 28, 2015
Loretta Beavis posted photos
May 28, 2015
Loretta Beavis's blog post was featured

What's bugging you?

Hi NeighborsI have pics of my honeysuckle-Lonicera halliana-the pink one....and the Sphinx moths Hyles lineata-white lined I hope to get better pics.  The caterpillar eats...everything...their cousins are the tomato worm--the moths look the same.  These will also eat your tomatoes, potatoes, primroses, daturas and their botanical relatives.…See More
Apr 14, 2015
Loretta Beavis posted a blog post

What's bugging you?

Hi NeighborsI have pics of my honeysuckle-Lonicera halliana-the pink one....and the Sphinx moths Hyles lineata-white lined I hope to get better pics.  The caterpillar eats...everything...their cousins are the tomato worm--the moths look the same.  These will also eat your tomatoes, potatoes, primroses, daturas and their botanical relatives.…See More
Apr 14, 2015
Davilyn Eversz updated their profile
Mar 31, 2015
Davilyn Eversz posted a status
"Everything here at the farm is doing wonderfully. Tomatoes produced all winter outside with just a light layer of Agribon and some string l"
Mar 31, 2015
 

Welcome to Boulder Community Gardens!

Thanks for visiting ... If you live in the Morongo Basin and have an interest in growing your own food, flowers or native plants in our unique High Desert environment, you're in the right place! We're all here to share freely what we know, ask about what we don't know and so help each other make our gardens happen. There's also a bit of 'social' to our network! Feel free to post an event (see below-right on how-to's), post questions/answers to your blog, and join groups that interest you. Peruse the site and let us know what you think -- we're all co-creating it, so feel free to jump in!
Enjoy --Amara Alban

Blog Posts

Getting ready for some home-grown food!

Posted by Loretta Beavis on February 8, 2016 at 8:06pm

Spring Fever ?

Hi Neighbors!

Okay, its still winter, but I have the urge to plant things--you usually have production by now, being a lot warmer-so whats growing?!?!.  Cleaning out the greenhouse, I found a potato from last year, it had a root on it about 2 cm long...my urges are not alone!  I have been watching the perennial grasses start to green up in my garlic bed I overhauled last year.  My new laptop has died twice, even though it was only 10 months old.  I am still using my old Mac, but got…

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Posted by Loretta Beavis on January 22, 2016 at 5:31pm

July and Food

y Hi Neighbors! Fresh potatoes with Anaheim chile and scrambled egg for breakfast.  The local egg farm now has cage free eggs, open to the public (Old Woman Springs Road and Midway Ave in Lucerne). I have asparagus beans growing on one side of a dead tree, honeysuckle climbing the other side.  I took the seeds from a store-bought spaghetti squash and planted the entire mass in one spot.  Fun watching them come up (think dirt volcano) and wondering if they are GMO.  Just finished a…

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Posted by Loretta Beavis on July 3, 2015 at 7:38am

Potato Project May 2015

Posted by Loretta Beavis on June 2, 2015 at 7:00pm

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Forum

Yard Long Asparagus Beans

Started by Loretta Beavis in Vision/Mission Jul 18, 2015.

gardens connection..... 3 Replies

Started by Yogidave in Vision/Mission. Last reply by Loretta Beavis Apr 3, 2014.

April gathering....? 1 Reply

Started by Yogidave in Vision/Mission. Last reply by Loretta Beavis Mar 28, 2014.

 
 
 

Feel Free to Create An Event!

All members are invited to create events. When you do, please consider noting:

1) If you need help hosting your event (lighting, music, parking attendant, etc.).

2) If there is a requested donation (we recommend no one turned away for lack of funds).

3) What folks should bring (eg. chair, plate, utensils and cup, etc).

4) Encourge everyone to RSVP so you have an idea of who will be attending.

5) All the obvious stuff like, date, time, purpose and place!

Note: Be sure to broadcast an invitation to your event to the entire network (if that's your intention). You can also send to your uploaded email lists ...just check out the options. Also, be sure to 'feature' your event so it shows up at the top of the front page.

Let me know if you need any help getting the word out about your event -- I'll be glad to help.

Cheers --Amara

Suggested Links

http://www.organicconsumers.org/

Real dirt on the environment
http://greendig.net/

Bio Regional sustainability/green culture
http://www.planetdrum.org

Growing in used tires:
http://www.backwoodshome.com/articles2/sanders98.htm

Earthbag Building and Beyond
http://guidingstarcreations.com

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