Local Businesses of the Perkiomen Valley Fundraisers

 

Local Businesses of the Perkiomen Valley

Fundraising at its finest.

Forno Antico Pizza opens its doors on Monday evenings to Welcome our Community.

Local Businesses of the Perkiomen Vally...Fundraising

Ciro and his Staff graciously invite you to come Dine with them, in turn donating 10% to our cause. People come from far & wide to enjoy a wonderful meal at a reasonable price. We set up a Raffle Table and we are good to go. Allow me to share.

Our first Fundraiser was held on June 2nd.

Fundraiser for Matty Local Businesses of The Perkiomen Valley

Our second was held July 22

Local Businesses of the Perkiomen Valley Fundraiser

 Next up is August 25th

Local Businesses of the Perkiomen Valley

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Compost Area @ The Barefoot Garden

While waiting on the tomatoes, it was time to clean up the Compost Area.

Compost Area @ The Barefoot Garden

My daunting task, make the Compost Area blend in with The Barefoot Garden.

Compost Area @ The Barefoot Garden

Remember the pile of sod I had removed from the planting area?

Compost Area @ The Barefoot Garden

This is the Compost Area at its, worst.

Compost Area @ The Barefoot Garden

So I planted Watermelon…One way to keep the weeds down…

Compost Area @ The Barefoot Garden

After laying the cardboard covered in straw, I moved the Mushroom Soil to the pile of sod.

Compost Area @ The Barefoot Garden

An old Galvanized Can is used for kitchen scraps. With the holes punched in the sides and lid, it allows airflow and moisture to aid in the decomposition of the waste. Turning veggie scraps it into Black Gold.

Compost Area @ The Barefoot Garden

At the base of my Kitchen Scrap Bin Creeping Charlie was thriving.

Compost Area @ The Barefoot Garden

The leaf in the center is “normal” compared to the one behind it. The larger leaf was positioned to receive the run off from the kitchen scraps. Nourishment at its finest. Imagine what those fruits and veggies do for you. What I learned from my Creeping Charlie…

Compost Area @ The Barefoot GardenLook how nice.

Baby oh Baby Sugar Watermelon

I almost forgot, Look what we have…A baby Sugar Baby Watermelon…

 

Antidote, A Lesson in Nature

Antidote~

Origin:  1400–50; late Middle English  (< Middle French )

Latin antidotum  <Greek antídoton  something given against (i.e., for counteracting),

equivalent to anti- anti- + dotón  neuter of dotós  given, verbid ofdidónai  to give; akin to datum

From Dictionary.com

Antidote: A Lesson in Nature

Break time! Need to fix this…

  Antidote: A Lesson in Nature Bees have taken up residence in a bucket in the Garden. While weeding today I received four stings. Not to panic, I have my trusty Plantain Salve. For everything Nature has to offer, there is an antidote. Nature’s Chemicals. Plantian contains Nature’s Anti-venom.

Antidote: A Lesson in Nature

Magic Touch & Her Weeds, Plantain and why you want to grow it…

Learn more…I wouldn’t Garden without it!