We haven't had too many people gardening in the Fall in past seasons. This year we have several plots that have been replanted for Fall ... continue reading
okra
¾ c. to 1 c. white sugar (organic if possible.)*To add a lavender essence, I muddled (crushed) culinary lavender with amortal/pestle until pulverized and added ... continue reading
30 min healthy bulgur wheat recipe loaded with proteins and fibers. Prepared using all healthy ingredients. 10 mins 20 mins 30 mins Dinner, Lunch 4 481kcal Swati Kadam ... continue reading
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Welcome to hurricane season!!  As we prepare for the storm, please secure anything that is not tied down so it doesn’t become a projectile that ... continue reading
community garden Virginia Beach
We’re so glad you could grow with us this year! Thank you for keeping your commitment to growing and tending your plot. As the season ends ... continue reading
2 heaped cups caponata – approximate (separate recipe) 1 small summer/yellow squash, thinly sliced ¼ pack of halloumi cheese, thinly sliced OR mozzarella Fresh oregano, chopped Olive oil 2 baked pizza ... continue reading
This healthy, homemade hummus is super easy and tastes better than anything store-bought. PREP TIME: 3 mins TOTAL TIME: 3 mins COURSE: Appetizer, Snack CUISINE: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern SERVINGS: 8 servings CALORIES: 332kcal AUTHOR: Lisa Bryan Ingredients • 30 oz canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans) drained with liquid ... continue reading
This will make a little more than you need. Use extras as a bruschetta topping, in a baked potato, or even with an omelette. Mix ... continue reading
Serves: 6 Taken from: http://www.hummusapien.com/easy-healthy-peach-crisp/ This simple vegan and gluten-free peach crisp only requires 8 ingredients and comes together in minutes! Whip it up for a tasty ... continue reading
field to fork diner featuring vegetables
“Eat your Vegetables” You’ve heard this many times! Come find out and enjoy a delicious meal with ingredients picked fresh from our Community Garden!! MENU:Chickpea Bulgur Wheat ... continue reading
Come and enjoy a unique Mediterranean inspired meal withingredients picked fresh from our Community Garden!! MENU: Fresh garden veggies w/Hummus, Eggplant Caponata Pizza, Cucumber salad, fruity dessert with a ... continue reading
cicaida-killer-wasps
If you are new to the community garden this year, you may see this intimidating wasp. They have been coming to the garden for years. They ... continue reading
garden blessing
Sunday July 21 at 4:30pm You're invited to join the community and Nimmo church for a blessing of the garden. It's a great time to show ... continue reading
Cucumbers (Yeah!) Powdery Mildew (Boo!) In the past week my cucumber's growth has exploded. With the rain we have had, they are taking over my plot. ... continue reading
Hallelujah!! Steve and Beau spent the morning replacing the leaky hydrant.  When you see them give ‘em a high five!!
tomoato wilt
I am seeing Tomato Wilt in various plots throughout the garden.  With this heat, you may think that a plant is "having a bad day". ... continue reading
community plots ompost pile
The community plots compost pile is the front pile located to the right  of the sheds.Please feel free to add to the pile except for ... continue reading
We all know weeds are simply a part of gardening.  Some worse than others. :  (While we don't have the following weeds directly in the ... continue reading
Colorado Potato Beetles
These beetles are showing up in the garden and are a big problem. They will eat all the leaves on your plants, completely stripping them.  ... continue reading
It's time to mulch and we've got plenty of newspaper in the Big Shed. Many thanks to the Virginian Pilot and the Bunny Hutch for ... continue reading
Beware- front hydrant In the community garden plots has a leak. So we are keeping handle up till Conserva can fix the leak. So grateful to ... continue reading
Need Rosemary? Maryland pruned our rosemary bush today so there’s plenty to share.  Stop by the Giving Garden rest area.   
Water will be turned off this THURSDAY MAY 16 between 10am -3pm.  (note date change).   Our wonderful Conserva Irrigation tech, Will has injured his shoulder; ... continue reading
We are already seeing pests in the garden.  Flea beetles are small and shiny with large rear legs.  Adults are about  1/16" long and range ... continue reading
nimmo community garden
We've had great interest in the community garden this year! All of our community garden plots are now rented for the 2019 season. If you ... continue reading
hose hangers
There are new hose hangers throughout the garden today.  I think Steve has been busy!   THANK YOU, its much appreciated! Everyone, please make an effort to ... continue reading
Some composting tips. Click on the image to read the full article.  
composting bins at Nimmo Community Gardens
Please pay attention to the wooden signs on the front of the  bins. The middle box is now COOKING. Nothing should be added to this ... continue reading
Water will be turned off Monday MAY 13 from 2:30 to 5pm-ish. Will of Conserva will fix leak in Community Garden Plots. Thanks for your ... continue reading
Start keeping an eye out for mulching materials. People are doing yard clean-ups so there are bags of old leaves out. (scan the yard and ... continue reading
diseased leaves compost
Please don't put diseased leaves in the compost.  (Never put any tomato plant -healthy or not - in the compost). Bag it and put it ... continue reading
Red Velvet Ants Cow Killers
These insects are in the garden in conjunction with the Cicada Killer Wasps. Red Velvet Ants are actually wasps, the females do not have wings. ... continue reading
We want you to be successful and satisfied with your efforts in the garden. Before you buy, it really helps to start with a plan. Sketch ... continue reading
Harlequin-cabbage-bug
These were seen in the garden on  Collards and Oregano. These sap-sucking insects  in the Stink bug family. They will also eat tomatoes, corn, beans, squash, okra and tree fruits. Ways to control (organically)