Stay connected with USDA's People's Garden, the nation’s demonstration plot. Get the latest real-time “tweets” on events, workshops, plantings and harvests.
How do soy beans grow? Just like this:
@DCCK this spuds for you!
What's affecting our cucumber vines? We just learned its powdery mildew, downy mildew and angular leaf spot.
Our tomato plant has a classic sign of nutrient deficiency. Its leaves are purple - which usually means a poor root system.
It's best to water the soil & not the plant. If wilted, check the soil 4 moisture. Don't assume it needs water #gardenadvice
Thanks @CapsCR fans and PG volunteers for coming out! #garden finished in time for back to school!
Garden build in progress:
Snapshot's turning the raised bed into a penalty box @CapsCR
Here is what the garden currently looks like:
Filling raised beds with soil and compost in Marshall's food garden
Volunteers are getting pumped for 2012 DCPS Beautification Day!
Live tweeting from Marhsall ES for DCPS Beautification Day with @CapsCR
Harvesting Burgundy okra and found what looks like a pig's tail
Spotted: Bean counters in the @USDA People's Garden
@dctruckfarm = truck of plenty w/ tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplants and herbs
Exec Master Gardener hard at work this morning removing flowers from 'Genovese' basil
Check out this monster rutabaga just harvested!
Our field of #LincolnTomato plants is full of fruit! We want 2 hear from u. How r ur tomato plants doing? #USDA150
Here's a shot of the apiary on the roof of @USDA headquarters
Stop by at our exhibit to learn how to build a trellis at 11:30 am & 2 pm
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