Friday, February 21, 2014
Future Rooftop Garden
A co-worker and I went to an Indoor Gardening Class last night thru Jamestown Community College Warren Campus and the Penn State Ag Extension. It was fun and VERY informative. Much of the Indoor stuff we probably won't be doing especially when it comes to lighting, etc...but we walked away with many more ideas for the project we have planned! I'm VERY excited about this actually!
We will also be trying to re-use and re-purpose old equipment as much as possible - since there is so much of it around our building.
One of the main places we have decided to 'shop' for our seeds is Seed Saver Exchange. So far...here is what we have planned from this catalog...Bill - one of our part timers was interested in A & C pickling Cucumbers. My Mother-In-Law who is also our office manger wanted Stupice Tomatoes. Casey who is one of our Sales People checked off Joe's Long Cayenne, Hot Portugal, Tolli's Sweet Italian, and Georgia Flame Hot Peppers. Sam - who is our production person would like to do Amish Snap Peas, Green Arrow Peas, and Cherry Roma Tomatoes. Then there is me...I'm interested in...Dragon Carrots, Watermelon Radishes, Alma Paprika, Mini Chocolate Bell, and Sheepnose Pimento Peppers, as well as Black Cherry, Blondkopechen, Isis Candy Cherry, Lemon Drop, Tasty Evergreen, and Ukrainian Purple Tomatoes.
Karen, Sam, and Casey have had garden's before and I know that Karen and Sam are very good at Gardening. Casey said he would provide most if not all of the dirt, and Bill will help us out when ever he can, too!
This is just a Pre-Post of sorts to tell you what we are up to but I will be posting more pics very soon!