title

Heritage Garden

   

We were expecting a harvest!

By Marissa Hedlund, Heritage Garden Programs Intern If you’ve been keeping up-to-date about the Heritage Garden, you may remember that the kohlrabi and cabbage we had planted was getting eaten up by an unknown pest. Well … the pest is still unknown, but it ate…

The Heritage Garden Perseveres

By Marissa Hedlund, Heritage Garden Programs Intern Our poor Heritage Garden has not been getting enough love! With me being gone due to other responsibilities, having very little rain this month, and the watering system malfunctioning, the garden has proven to be more resilient and…

The Mid-Season Heritage Vegetable Harvest

by Marissa Hedlund, Czech and Slovak Heritage Garden Programs Intern This past month, our Heritage Garden has been delightfully fruitful. We have had a consistent influx of beets, radishes, and onions that have been used for several vegetable tastings in our Immigrant Home, but the majority…

Heritage veggies in progress!

The Czech and Slovak Heritage Garden on the lawn of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library is under way! Museum staff began preparing the garden plot in 2015 by spreading compost and growing a cover crop of organic buckwheat and radish. This spring,…