Read about the Ranson Gardens aspirations and progress.
Join us on May 12th for the dedication and celebration of our long awaited high tunnel.
Ranson Gardens has a limited number of community gardening plots available. Contact us today for more information.
Thanks to the generosity of Boltz's Hardware and Garden Center in Martinsburg, we have just received a quantity of 2016 seed, including many varieties of cucumber, kale and collards, lettuce, melon, peas, popcorn and sweet corn, pumpkins, spinach, squash, turnips, zucchini and others.
Lot's of activities are happening in the Gardens. Stop by during the Holiday break and see for yourself!
Fall arrives on September 22nd. But, the Gardens are still very busy producing healthy produce. Our Fall projects include a washing station, finishing the high tunnel and putting in the autumn crops.
The Gardens were a late addition to the African American Heritage Festival we had a great time. We got a chance to show off our 'Lil Sprout' solar powered irrigation system, share some of the bounty of the gardens and sign up new friends and volunteers. Thanks to everyone that stopped by!
Squash bugs present a possibly fatal problem to squash and pumpkin growers. Organic options are limited, and, prevention is probably the best solution.
The Spirit of Jefferson County newspaper stopped by the gardens last week and chatted with Bill Gregg. Learn a little about the gardens and how Bill got his start in gardening from this interesting article.
Squash is the true harbinger that summer has arrived. Many gardeners end up with far more squash than they can use. Maybe you can nip this problem in the bud (or blossom)?