Summer: What’s been growing…

Summer 2023 in the Community Garden has been a fruitful season… From the splashes of colour from the flowers to the vast amount of produce grown, all maintained by a dedicated group of volunteers, with a lot of the produce donated to the local food hub in Trumpington.

This table catalogues most of the plants that have been growing this Summer in the two main areas of the Garden – East and West.

East beds and orchard area

Lavender, Geranium, Hollyhocks, White Honesty, French Marigolds, Euphorbia, Salvia, Iris, Allium, Flowering Cherry Tree, Fruit Trees (Apple, Pear, Cherry, Plum), various Roses, Russian Olive Tree, Jerusalem Sage, Yucca plant, Sunflower, Sage, Thyme, Rosemary

East greenhouse and raised beds

Cucumber, Tomato, Green Peppers, Basil, Lettuce, Strawberry, Cherry Tomato, Pineapple Plant, Chinese Chive, Californian Poppy

West beds

Verbena Bonariensis, Dalia, Marigold, Mallow, Selenium, Magnolia Tree, Sambucus, Buddleia, Delphinium, Acanthus, Artichoke, Rock Rose, Peony, Red Hot Poker, Allium, Small Verbena Bonariensis, Hibiscus, Pontentilla, Hot Lips, Pearl Anniversary Rose, Hydrangea

West vegetable patch and fruit trees

Goji Berry, Potato, Leek, Asparagus, Parsnip, Beetroot, Curly Kale, Cavalo Nero, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, French Bean, Runner Bean, Rhubarb, Gooseberry, Currants (Black, Red, white), Courgette

Here is a selection of pictures of the plants in Community Garden during the Summer.

Photographs taken by Chilly Chee.