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GIM Coming Up!!

Like gardening? Growing your own food? Playing in the dirt? Have you been wondering why there’s a big green garden next to South Hall? Come and learn at our GIM, next Wednesday, September 17 at 8pm in Eaton 203. BONUS: We’re giving … Continue reading

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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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Garden Club Meeting 12/5

In today’s meeting we chose the seeds we are going to purchase for this spring. We have an assortment of vegetables in mind along with an abundance of herbs we will be growing to supplement the dining halls. We may even make … 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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And then there were herbs!

What started a month ago as mere seedlings in the Barnum Hall Greenhouse, now exist in front of Tisch Library as herbs!   Thanks to the kind offer of Tufts Facilities and an agreement with Dining Services, Tom Thumb’s Student … 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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Some Watering Tips

On Wednesday, Alex gave a fantastic and much-needed presentation on watering techniques. He listed something factors to consider: Sun v. shade Morning v. afternoon sun Reflected heat from pavement, buildings, etc. Type of soil (sandier, lighter soil needs to be … Continue reading

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A Poem

In celebration of our upcoming planting on Sunday, some eloquent words by New England local, Robert Frost: PUTTING IN THE SEED You come to fetch me from my work to-night When supper’s on the table, and we’ll see If I … Continue reading

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“Of compost shall the Muse descend to sing”

To a gardener, compost is the stuff of dreams, but to those unfamiliar this pile of dirt holds many mysteries. In this post, I will try to break down compost (heh, get it?) into the basics. **** What is compost?  … Continue reading

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