Good day gardening friends! Been a while, but we have been busy out at the senior garden on the Pascua Yaqui Reservation. 1st grateful for a beautiful garden and the recent visitors to the garden for our neighbors from O’odham, Maricopa, and Gila River communities. If there is any way we can assist your garden … More Late Spring/Early Summer at the Yoeme Garden
Good day all happy gardeners! Just a few updates on our Spring Garden for 2016, and the last of the winter harvests. Tomatoes and chili peppers have all been started and soon will be transplanted to their new home here at the Senior Garden. This year we have the following tomato varieties: Nichols Heirloom (smaller … More Spring 2016 – What’s going on?
Merry Christmas everyone! Our Fall/Winter garden has gone very well. We had a great crop of fall veggies including onions, radishes, beets, turnips, cabbage, and broccoli. We also had plenty of greens like wild mustard, spinach, and chard. Cilantro and Oregano were added later. We also took advantage of harvesting all of the tops of … More Winter Gardening 2015 and Spring Planning for 2016
Good day! We at the senior garden are super excited to get the fall planting started! We managed to clear 5 out of the 10 beds just for fall planting. There are 2 beds full of chili peppers which are still producing so those will stay and will be protected from the upcoming colder temps and … More Fall Garden 2015 is a go! and it’s wonderful.
Good day and Happy September! So many updates and the good new is most of the construction in complete around the garden area. Now is the best time for Fall/Winter crops to go into some of the those beds and possibly more in ground. View of the parking area with a lot of room to … More September 2015 Garden Update
Construction, construction, construction 🙂 Apologize for the lapse in updates, but there are some good things happening around the new Senior Yoeme garden including a parking lot, and a permanent storage unit. Access to the garden is limited in the mornings while the folks due their work before the day temperatures start to peak. Dad … More August 2015 update – Constuction – September Planting Calendar.
This years gourds are doing very well in the new garden. There are currently about 50+ plants which will hopefully produce a beautiful crop of gourds used to make rattles “gaujes”, crafts, and other items for the community and Tucson. The picture above is one plant with about 5 gourds on the vine. More gourd … More Gourds are very important for the Yoeme