Great Basin Permaculture at Vegas Roots Community Garden
GBP is a nonprofit consisting of committed, visionary people seeking to live harmoniously with the desert and show our community how to do the same.
Vegas Roots Community Garden is Las Vegas’ 1st public garden. Located downtown, creating social change through agriculture. www.vegasroots.orghttp://greatbasinpermaculture.org/gardenlog?mode=MessageList&eid=1102835#1102835 PLG 10/13 (17 photos) PLG Work Bee 10/13 Pictures Added 3 layers to the cob bench. Final 3 layers next week! Accomplished Today: *pulled horse thistle *freed the pomegranate and grapes from the clutches of the gourd *furthur work on the date palm/bermuda grass, dug wells around date palms *staked trees *Added 3 more layers to cob bench *Turned compost *planted seeds (Tiff please add what seeds you planted here) Observations: *ground was spongy and held moisture well after recent rain *boy date palm is rooting well, girl date palm has barely rooted *one almond dropped all leaves, still alive *lots of butterflies and bees and birds (eating the almost ripe jujubes! darn birds) *lots of little clover sprouts from recent rain Need to do: * finish digging up bermuda and sheet mulching date palm corner, complete with wells for date palms * spread donated compost (thanks Pete and Springs Preserve!) around trees, bushes, and in sunken bed * pallet bench 2 with sink * set up area for dining and serving * use pallets and bricks to set up raffle table * finish cob bench * plant seedling starts Who came by: Jessica, Peter, George, Pete and family, Tiffany, Jon, and little Whisenants
Thank you for your help today! Last modified: October 13, 2012 7:41 PM | Jessica Penrod (Administrator)
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