Monthly Archives: August 2011

Garden Journal: Week of 8/20

What an eventful week it has been!  This past week brought the return of UVa students, some tumultuous weather, and an earthquake.  (Two TJDGers, who shalL Remain nameless, may have sought safety in a coat closet during the quake.)  We hope everyone … Continue reading

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Garden Journal: Week of 8/15

Erica here with the mid-August garden update! It’s been a real treat to work in the garden this past week, especially in the crisp, cool air of the early morning hours – a reminder that fall is right around the … Continue reading

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Garden Journal: Week of 8/8

Erica here with the weekly garden update!  It has been an exciting one so far. If you haven’t checked out Hannah’s great write-up of our field trip to the Buckingham Slate Quarry last Tuesday, be sure to check it out … Continue reading

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Digging through History at Buckingham Slate Quarry

Hannah here, writing my last blog post about our amazing trip on Tuesday to Buckingham Slate Quarry in Arvonia, VA. The quarry is around 200 years old, and is the only slate quarry in Virginia.  They ship their slate as … Continue reading

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Garden Journal: Week of 8/1

Erica here with the first update of August! It’s been quite a week with trellis construction, material sourcing field trips, and some unbelievable growth in the garden! We started off our week with a fantastic workday!  With the plants growing … Continue reading

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