Mid July in the Summit Street Community Garden

July in the Summit Street Community Garden has been hot, but there have been plenty of visitors. This time of summer also means there are fruits and vegetables for gardeners to harvest. Here are a few photos from the past week.

Broccoli

Kieth and Randi’s broccoli is doing well. Photo: Keith Klein

Broccoli

Broccoli in Kieth and Randi’s plot. Photo: Keith Klein

Kale and tomatoes.

Kale and tomatoes in Keith and Randi’s plot. Photo: Keith Klein

Kale and cucumbers in the Red Hook Playgroup plot at the Summit Street Community Garden.

Red Hook Playgroup’s plot is doing well, with a cucumber and plenty of kale. Photo: Josie Rubio

Strawberries at the Summit Street Community Garden.

Strawberries in Josie’s plot. Photo: Josie Rubio

Nasturtium at the Summit Street Community Garden

Nasturtium blooming in Josie’s plot (plus an ant). Photo: Josie Rubio

A cat on a leash at the Summit Street Community Garden.

Despite the heat, this past weekend, a feline visitor stopped by with a few human companions to sniff the summer blooms. Photo: Josie Rubio

Spigelia marilandica (India pink) in Josie's plot. Photo: Josie Rubio

Spigelia marilandica (India pink) in Josie’s plot. Photo: Josie Rubio

Foxglove.

Foxglove. Photo: Josie Rubio

Coneflower at the Summit Street Community Garden.

Coneflower. Photo: Josie Rubio

Miniature rock garden.

Josie’s miniature rock garden. Photo: Josie Rubio

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June 2016 Events at the Garden

June was a beautiful month in the Summit Street Community Garden. Following are a few photos from events hosted in the garden.

AEVEN’S FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY
Garden member Karen threw Aeven’s first birthday party at the garden on a sunny Sunday. She shared her photos of the festivities below.

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SUMMER SOLSTICE
Gardeners gathered to celebrate the summer solstice—complete with a strawberry moon—and share a meal. Read gardener Sondra’s blog post for more information about the strawberry solstice and enjoy her photos below.

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