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May 21 - 27
  1. Still making adjustments to the sprinkling system. Water pressure seems to be higher this year.
  2. Fionished planting the tomatos from the Great Tomato Give Away
  3. Weeding of the path betwen teh eggplant and beats; putting down leaves for mulch;
  4. Increas of watering time due to the increase in temperatures.
May 14 - 20
Sowing the Seed - May 19
  1. This is a church wide event to plant nearly the entire garden. It was very successful. We even had some families from the community because the Walled Lake Consolidated Schools requires community service hours. 
  2. Removed the last remaining weeds along the western wall
  3. We planted eggplant, squash of verious sorts, tomatos (the SS strated some from seed and we were given others from the Great Tomato Give Away).
  4. We also hoed the potato patch. This was planted late but appears to have rebounded and the plants are doing great.
  5. Spread leaves over the area in which hte squash and pumpkin had been planted.

May 7 - 13
  1. First of two signs posted on Welch rd advertising for gardeners, community service
  2. Letters on seond sign painted, lots of touch work to be doene
April 30 - May 6

  1. CPC youth group helped out in the garden by pulling weeds and laying down mulch
  2. Michael Balon, DO did a marvelous job tilling the soil
  3. Planted the potatos
April 23 - 29
  1. Cutting out lettering for the Welch Road Sign
April 16 -22

  1. Thank you Triple Dimond Ranch for the 3 yds of alpaca manure
  2. Thanks Keith for helping pick up the manure and unloading it
April 9 - 15

  1. Thank you to the GM work team for their outstanding job of weeding to prepare the soil for planting
  2. Sugar Snap peas planted along
April 2 - 8

March 26 - April 1



March
12 - 19

The weather is warming up and the soil is drying. With the rain on Monday the soil will have just the right amount of moisture for spring planting. However, we still have much to do to clear the garden for the first tilling. Here is what we are working on...

Left over from last week....
  1. Paint sign for Welch Rd
  2. Paint Communicatrion Board for Garden
  3. Rake squash vines, tomato plants and discharge (We are not going to compost these old plants. They had some disease.)
  4. Weed Sections #1-10 and #51-60
  5. Remove all wood including tomatoe stakes and wood chips
New for this week....
  1. Purchase seeds
  2. Pick a load of lama maure in Ann Arbor

March
5 - 11

  1. Paint sign for Welch Rd
  2. Paint Communicatrion Board for Garden
  3. Rake squash vines, tomato plants and discharge (We are not going to compost these old plants. They had some disease.)
  4. Weed Sections #1-10 and #51-60
  5. Remove all wood including tomatoe stakes and wood chips
  1. Weeded sections #51 - 60.

Crossroads Presbyterian Church
144 5 Welch Rd
Walled Lake, MI 48393

(248) 624-3821

office @ crossroadspc.org


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