Monday, May 5, 2008

Plants y seed donations needed to fill our garden!

Plants y seed donations needed to fill our community garden!

This year the theme is edible y fragrant plants. We've compiled a list of various plants and herbs that we can use to fill our garden space, eat, and enjoy the their fragrance and beauty.

Here's a list of plants and herbs that we would like to put in our garden areas. Do you have any of these that you can divide from your garden, share your seedlings and/or donate seeds or small potted plants??
  • arugula
  • basil
  • bee balm
  • calendula
  • chamomile
  • cilantro
  • day lilies
  • dill
  • echinacea
  • fennel
  • garlic
  • kale
  • lavender
  • lemon balm
  • marigolds
  • mesclin
  • Mexican sage
  • mizuna
  • mountain mint
  • oregano
  • pineapple sage
  • rhubarb
  • spearmint
  • Swiss chard
  • thyme
Do you have any time to spend alongside us as we plant our donated plants and seeds? Help tend to our gardens with watering, weeding, and mulching? Or just to enjoy? Please contact Jeri Kinser.

Jeri Kinser shows volunteer Jay Young (sociology undergrad de SIUC) where he will be planting.

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