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By Karla Pomeroy
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Community garden producing in spite of Mother Nature

 

August 29, 2019

Karla Pomeroy

Worland Community Garden Director and AmeriCorps volunteer Erin Day-Gennett harvest a cabbage for a Worland resident last week prior to the hail storm hitting Wednesday night, Aug. 21.

WORLAND -While the growing season was a bit behind this year due to a wet and cool spring, the Worland Community Garden, administered by the University of Wyoming Extension Washakie County Office, has had a fairly productive year.

Community Garden director and AmeriCorps volunteer Erin Day-Gennett said that last Wednesday's hard rain and hail did hit the garden "pretty hard. The squash, cucumbers, melons and tomatoes all got shredded and pocked-marked."

In an interview Wednesday morning before the storm, Day-Gennett said the tomatoes were just starting to ripen, well behind the normal ripen...



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