Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Neat Vents!

The Greenhouse is Here!

greenhouse arrives

getting placed on the site

Solar Gem crew with owner, designer and SMU alum
Dennis Heitzmann on the right

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Spring is here!

leveling the ground for the greenhouse

This morning, students from Prof. Porter's First Year Seminar class prepared the ground for the arrival of our new greenhouse! We are thrilled about this new solar gem greenhouse, which is being donated to us by an SMU alumni, Dennis Heitzmann.

planting potatoes
 Students also planted potatoes and weeded the garden beds and paths.

red currant
You can already see the delicious currant berries forming on this bush!

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Winter Garden

students in First Year Seminar grafted an apple tree this winter

Garlic started sprouting. Can you spot what else was hiding in the garden bed?