Saturday, January 21, 2012
I love this town, St. Petersburg, where 110 people show up to help dig a garden on a mild Saturday in January. This morning we finished placing flags and marking beds. At 8:45 a.m., the grounds looked liked this:
By the time we left at 4:00 p.m. the grounds looked like this:
We have dug the trenches for the hugelkultur gardens, lined, mulched, and logged about 1/3 of the beds. This was done in record time with the many many volunteers who joined us today. At 11:00 a.m., there were seventy volunteers:
And there were more to come before 1:00 p.m. We have hundreds of photos and much video to share, but for now, enjoy the view of stage one:
The Edible Peace Patch would like to thank the Sanderlin IB World School community and the USFSP Student Philanthropy Board for letting us have so much fun today.
And, in particular, Dr. Denise Miller, Principal of Sanderlin IB World School and garden fanatic:
More to come!