Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 by Cupertino_Library
The Cupertino Library’s Green Teen Garden Project is now in it’s 3rd month and going strong!
Filled with a mixture of healthy gardening soils(donated from Yamagami’s Nursery), our duel-raised garden beds are beginning to blossom with plant life. For the summer months, the library’s Teen Volunteers decided to plant a variety of vegetation that includes:
--Lettuce (Bibb, Simpson, and Rouge)
With assistance from the City of Cupertino’s Public Works Department a new irrigation system was installed. The new system is fully equipped with distribution tubing that runs underground and up into both of the raised garden beds. Attached drip-lines dispense water to the plants in order to help ensure the formation and growth of firm, healthy roots.
Teen Volunteers are responsible for the daily upkeep and maintenance of both plant life and the entire garden area. Recently, red mulch was spread throughout the fence-enclosed garden to help keep the soil moist as