Monthly Archives: June 2014

Week 13 – Summer clean up in the Hell Strip

Around the garden today: Today the apprentices split iris and cleaned up what Rob calls the Hell Strip.  This is the piece of land between the sidewalk and the street.  It’s hard to mow and water so why not put … Continue reading

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Week 12 – Out with the old, In with the new

  Today in the garden the apprentices got rid of the plants that are cool loving and got ready for the hot weather.  That means out with the pansies and cool weather veggies and in with the beautiful summer bloomers … Continue reading

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Week 11 – It’s time for a trim

  Today was all about trimming stuff.  Tree stuff, plant stuff, old bloom stuff. Since we just had the tour and there was a special blog about it I’m not doing photos from around the garden today.  See previous post … Continue reading

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Proctor/Macke Garden Tour for the Tennyson Center for Children

It was a pleasant day for a walk in the garden.  It was overcast but a beautiful day, especially for taking pictures.  Refreshments were served on the lawn and everyone had a wonderful time.  The apprentices were on hand for … Continue reading

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Week 10 – Portable Gardens and a Contest

This is the second post today.  There is a special for the upcoming Garden Party and Tour so please make sure you see the invitation. Today the apprentices Matt, Allison and Michelle planted a portable garden.  Also, I’m having a … Continue reading

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It’s a Garden Party

GARDEN PARTY AND TOUR – You’re Invited! Proctor-Macke Garden Sunday, June 8 9:00 am to 2:00 pm 3030 W. 46th Avenue (on the corner of 46th and Federal) $10 donation – 100% will go to the Tennyson Center for Children … Continue reading

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Week 9 – Stop and smell the roses

Today the apprentices talked about rose care and continued to get the garden ready for the upcoming tour. Around the garden today:   Some roses are tricky but most are easy to grow.  I have some that are 30 years … Continue reading

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