Friday, August 19, 2011

To Market To Market

Flowers Anyone?
This is where we've been on Tuesday mornings.
Helping with the Garden Market at the Holmstad, a retirement community nearby.
Flower arranging,
Mingling with the shoppers,
Arranging produce,
Counting money,
Taking it all down.
The kids all loved it.

Probably one of the best things we did this Summer was start a garden.
They needed some "able bodied gardeners" who lived nearby.
For $20, a 45 x 15 foot plot was ours.
Our neighbors have shared in the labor with us.
We have about twenty tomato plants,
8 pepper plants,
1 eggplant,
4 zucchini,
1 butternut squash,
1 cucumber,
and 1 watermelon.
We've eaten so well, and been able to share some too.
Extras from the market go to the local food pantry.
One of our favorite things to do...

1 comment:

  1. I just LOVE flowers, if you ever come to London I will take you to the Covent Garden Flower Market (the massive wholesale market that sells to most of England). You wont believe the flowers you can see and find! SO enjoying catching up on your posts. I've missed you while I've been away. x