Author Archives: Mae Humiston

Campus Cultivation Conference

Campus Cultivation Conference March 2nd Tufts University RSVP by Feb 15 at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dE1hRm1fb1MteU83QWlieTVJdy1HeFE6MQ http://cultivatecampuses.tumblr.com/ In 2010, Middlebury College hosted the first Campus Cultivation Conference, bringing together students from liberal arts schools with a garden or farm – or just a … Continue reading

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General Interest Meeting (GIM) tonight!

Come make our garden grow! The student garden will be having its General Interest Meeting tonight (Wednesday, Sept 12) at 9pm in Eaton 203. Come by to check out what we’re all about (hint: it has to do with gardens).

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Anyone can garden!

It’s true! Tom Thumb’s Student Garden is open to anyone in the Tufts community! Check out the different interests and experiences of a few of our members Michael Rogove Major(s): Biology Hailing from: New Jersey What I do in my … Continue reading

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It’s been a while

It’s been a while since we last posted, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been working! Here are some updates: We’re finished with our semester now so we’re transitioning to our summer care team. If you’d like to be a … Continue reading

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Work day

Hey everybody! Ivan, Liam, and I went down to the garden today to clean up a little bit. We discovered tulips, cilantro, and spinach all growing in the garden! We moved one of the cold frames onto one of the … Continue reading

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George Ellmore Talks About Gardening!

If you’re a Tufts student at all into plants, you’ve probably heard about George Ellmore. But if you haven’t, here’s why we’re excited that he’s coming tomorrow, Feb 29, at 9pm to Eaton 201 to talk about gardening in Massachusetts: … Continue reading

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My ode to peas.

The pea plant is my favorite plant, by far. The following might be a little extreme, but it is true – I love the pea plant!  Not only is Pisum sativum the most delicious snack to munch on between picking … Continue reading

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General Interest Meeting Wednesday, Feb 8!

Want to get involved with the garden but have been too shy to show up at our weekly meetings? Come join the other newbies at our GIM tomorrow night. We will meet at 9pm in Eaton 201 (as we do … Continue reading

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From the summer log

To get you excited for the planting season, here are some pages from our summer garden log:

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RABBITZ

Who is that nibblin at our greens? It might be a New England Cottontail – the only rabbit native to New England – but it’s probably an Eastern Cottontail (brought to New England for hunting purposes). If it is indeed … Continue reading

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