August in Photos

Your photos blew us away this month with so much garden love in so many forms (you clearly love your tomatoes)! Check out our favorites below. Be sure to tag us on Instagram or Twitter with @petersongarden or #petersongardenproject or share your photos with us on Facebook. We’ll share our...

Mid-Summer Transplan...

Although we experience some of summer’s highest temperatures in August, it’s time to transplant fall crops to the garden. These cool-weather plants may have a little difficulty adjusting to summer heat, but can transition to the garden successfully if hardened-off first....

Harvesting Potatoes

Potatoes are one of those vegetables that seem so plain and cheap…so why allot precious garden space to growing them? Not only are there many more different varieties of potatoes that what we see in the grocery store, but potatoes are also incredibly satisfying because they are so easy...

Kale: Harvesting, Co...

Kale is one of the most versatile greens to grow, as it can be used in anything from stews to salads, in chips, and even smoothies! Kale is a member of the brassica family, and can have different flavors depending on what time of year it is harvested. The leaves are mild in spring and early...

Get to Know Your Gro...

Ellen Youniss  is one of Land on Lincoln’s Grow2Give leaders, learn more about her and Grow2Give below! Tell me about yourself? What are your hobbies and interests? I have been with the Peterson Garden Project since its first year back, which (I think) was 2010. I have been volunteering...