Monday was the last hurrah for Basin’s Backyard Garden. Garden volunteers worked on two projects. First, Karen Will and Lori Leier decorated a display with pumpkins and corn stalks from the garden at the front of Headquarters.
Karen Will (left) and Lori Leier (right) pose next to the garden display they put together. It can be seen as you enter Headquarters.
Then, Amy Spilman, Chris Gessele and Lindsey DeKrey worked on cleaning out the garden.
Amy Spilman carries a load of corn stalks out of the garden.
Chris Gessele (left) and Lindsey DeKrey (right) work together to pull out corn stalks.
In its first season, nearly 500 pounds of produce was donated from the garden. Thank you to all of the garden volunteers involved. You made it possible. We are so proud and look forward to an even bigger and better growing season next year!
Friday over lunch, a handful of volunteers harvested the remaining kale and tomatoes in Basin’s Backyard Garden. There are no photos to document this event because it was very cold and windy in the garden, to the point the tomatoes … Continue reading →
On our blog we’ve shared plenty of gardening tips with you in the past. Today, we have a decorating tip coming from Effie Carr, Basin Electric senior administrative assistant, that will make your home look like it should belong in Better Homes and Gardens magazine.
Carr recently stopped by Basin’s Backyard Garden and grabbed some corn stalks to use in her fall decorating at home. She paired the stalks with pumpkins outside of her front door and the final product looks great! Check out the photo below for inspiration.
Don’t miss out on decorating your own home for fall. Stop by the garden and pick up some stalks for yourself. There’s plenty more to go around. It’s a unique way to make use of more than just the produce from the garden!
Effie Carr, Basin Electric senior administrative assistant, uses corn stalks form Basin’s Backyard Garden to decorate for fall.