Spotlight on YSE!

Spotlight on YSE!

As the summer heats up, our gardens show no signs of slowing down! Incredible amounts of produce have been pouring out of the Food for All gardens, spreading positive impacts to our neighbors and community through the gift of nutritious produce. During this...

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Fertilizing

Fertilizing

Fertilizing: Cultivating Nutrition (from the ground up!) While many understand the need to keep a garden well-watered, the astute gardener also understands the importance of keeping a garden well-fed.  Sometimes in our haste to provide sustenance to our plants,...

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July Tips & Tricks

July Tips & Tricks

The Plenty of July: Harvesting for Your Plant’s Health  When your plants start putting out ripe fruit, it’s time to harvest. Don’t let your harvest sit on the vine too long, or you’ll end up creating a number of problems in your garden. Leaving your crops in the...

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July Recipes

July Recipes

Beefsteak Tomato Sandwich If you’ve never tried this, you are definitely missing out! What better way to experience and enjoy the incredible flavors of one of our fresh, local, and organic tomatoes than by building a sandwich where it can really shine. After many...

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June Garden Tips & Tricks

June Garden Tips & Tricks

Training Tomatoes   Trellis for Tomorrow usually starts training tomato plants as soon as they are in the ground. At the time of planting, we like to situate our tomato stakes, cages or other trellis systems. Putting up your trellis at the time of planting will help...

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Green Experiences and Resiliency

Green Experiences and Resiliency

Did you know that green experiences encourage our resiliency? Resilience is our ability to withstand and recover from difficult conditions. Throughout our lives we will encounter situations that test our resilience—in fact, we have all just been through a year that...

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Tremendous Tomato Types

Tremendous Tomato Types

Tremendous Tomato Types  There are two main types of tomato plants: determinate and indeterminate. Depending on your garden you may have one, the other, or both. It’s quite important to know what type of tomato you’re planting so that you know how to manage them...

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Juneteenth – Food as Celebration and Memory

Juneteenth – Food as Celebration and Memory

Juneteenth is an annual holiday celebrated on the 19th of June to honor the day that the last Black enslaved people in Texas found out that they were free. It is important to note that this day was first recognized on June 19th, 1865 which is two years after the...

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A Measured Response to Hunger

A Measured Response to Hunger

A Measured Response to Hunger  This year, in the midst of a pandemic, Trellis for Tomorrow’s highly impactful Food for All (FFA) program will surpass the 200,000 pounds harvested from our organic gardens throughout the region. This translates to more than 800,000...

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Eating Seasonally

Eating Seasonally

Do you know when the growing season is for your favorite fruits and vegetables? Have you ever wondered why strawberries seem to taste so much better at a certain time of year? During months when a fruit or vegetable is not in season, it has to be shipped from across...

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May: The Most Exciting Month for Many Gardeners

May: The Most Exciting Month for Many Gardeners

May is one of the most thrilling times for gardeners. After a long winter and unpredictable spring, temperatures are fair and the planting free-for-all can begin. When soil temperatures reach 50 degrees on average (meaning your night time temperatures average in the...

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Growing Rockin’ Roma Tomatoes

Growing Rockin’ Roma Tomatoes

Roma tomatoes are a classic variety of tomatoes. These fruits are egg-shaped, bright red, and delicious. They are favored for sauce-making and home canning, as they have abundant flesh with few seeds and liquid. Roma tomatoes are available in both bush-type...

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Space Invaders!

Space Invaders!

PHOTO CREDIT: Lois Elling/Flick If you spend any significant amount of time working on cultivating a garden, you are bound to encounter a host of garden companions: beneficial collaborators as well as unwanted guests. Doing your best to understand these neighbors will...

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Garden Tips: April

Garden Tips: April

Over the last few weeks, we have gotten many questions about when to plant our gardens. People have been surprised to see Trellis staff in gardens throughout our area, planting thousands of plants this early in the year. Trellis for Tomorrow times plantings to...

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