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George Ellmore Shares Some Gardening Wisdom

Last Wednesday, Professor George Ellmore gave a wonderful talk about the life of plants, how and when to plant seeds, and his experiences as a gardener in Massachusetts. 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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Glimpses of Green in Paris

Since I can’t watch the garden grow, i’ll have to find my own green spaces here in Paris. Here’s a few to start with:

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Garden Potluck

It has been a great semester for Tom Thumb’s Garden, and I am really proud to be a part of it. We have expanded the garden tremendously (and thank you for all the help from the Sustainable Food Systems class), … Continue reading

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A list… of what?

-Nebraska Wedding -Kolb -Blondkupfchen -Bumblebee -Calypso -Red Swan -Sultan Green Crescent -Detroit Dark Red -Calabrese -Tom Thumb -Udumalapet -Red Burgundy -King of the North WHAT DOES IT MEAN?? We bought seeds- that’s what it means. SeedSavers was having a 50% … Continue reading

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A Brand New Fence

Sunday morning was beautiful, crisp and sunny: perfect weather for fixing the fence. The first part of the fence had been fixed earlier in the semester and stood up wonderfully against the wind, rain, and our first snow. Inspired by … Continue reading

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