June 2015

The Garden's Ultimate June Week or How is it Already July??

As I sit here under the uncertain, ever-changing skies of Cambridge, I realize that it has been a full month since this summer garden internship began. Officially, summer started last week with the solstice, and now here July comes chomping at the bit, soon to overtake us whether we like it or not. This too is the nature of the garden, a small patch of calm and methodical growth and decay, defiantly moving too slowly to be perceptible, yet deliberately proceeding in the midst of the chaotic concrete urban landscape. Noticing the tiny but methodical daily changes in the garden  highlights… Read more about The Garden's Ultimate June Week or How is it Already July??

Week of June 22 Garden Happenings

Just a few recent going-ons in the garden:

  • We got some new beds made up courtesy of the wonderful Landscape Services here at Harvard. Last Friday at the workday we got them all positioned and full of fresh dirt; they should be ready to grow pronto!
  • On Monday, we brought some mixed salad greens, rainbow chard, garlic scapes and assorted herbs about a block down the road for the first night of the Harvard Square Summer Shelter for guests and volunteers to enjoy for dinner. It was a lot of fun to help prepare the food with the wonderful community at… Read more about Week of June 22 Garden Happenings

A Few Weeks in...

Though the current weather belies it, summer is upon us!

Between the opening of the Farmer's Market in the plaza, a relaxing evening showing of food-themed movie Chocolat and a couple of very productive workdays, together, we and the garden are starting to get into the swing of the summer season.Movie Night 6/11

Some… Read more about A Few Weeks in...

Welcome to Summer

Welcome to summer (ignoring the rain) in the Harvard Community Garden! We are Marina DeFrates and Kevin Friel, the new garden interns for this summer. 
We just wanted to bring your attention to a few things happening in and around the garden this summer: