Monday, December 31, 2012

Sweet Potatoes

Oh what fun it was to pull up these sweet things.
Learn how to grow them here.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Community Building

FIGG member Alan Beaudoin of LVA Urban Design Studio, works with Aprende Middle School students on the design of their garden "Aprende Grows"

FIGG works with a variety of student groups and promotes gardening.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Tree Decorating

The annual tree decorating event was in full swing.  Infused with food, laughter and fun, it will be remembered for years to come.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Morning Coffee

The weather outside is not frightful, and being with friends is delightful.

Children play.

 Grownups learn.

 And teach.

It's a celebration.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Friends, Fun, and Food

The garden social brings out those not afraid of the dark.  Yes, we do not have electricity yet.

Some of the dishes have been made famous by their regular appearance at the socials.

Friday, November 30, 2012

The little ones

Little G visits the garden with his mom.


Soon he will be in the sand box like his brothers.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The business of running a garden

Regular meetings are the venue for sorting out all the nitty gritty of running a sucessful garden.
We come together and plan everything from budgets to socials.  Happy November.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Food Day

Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.  Check it out here.
Some of us participated in a Food Day celebration at Rio Salado College in Tempe.
Have you seen Rio's garden? Go here.
Tempe High School culinary students make kale chips.
This Chef made Miso Soup.
Exotic fruits.
This Chef made delicious bruschetta.
A must have book.

Another must have book.
Anne and Eduarda.
Papaya tree.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Fit for a garden

The new sink is a vision fit for a garden.  Thanks to the talented people who made it happen.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Knowing what you planted

These whimsical garden markers are found here
All items are upcycled-HAND-stamped-VINTAGE silverware.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Grow a grape vine and you will get to know the grapeleaf skeletonizer.

For more information go here and here.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

In the sand box

 Mom brought her sons to play in the new sandbox.  How fun.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Site Committee at work

Look what the cooler weather brought out:  The site committee and friends are busy at work adding tables, sinks, and more.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Youth at work

Aprende NJHS students joined FIGG gardeners once again as we got the garden ready for Fall. 

 Take a look.