Monthly Archives: May 2017

Solutions: Powdery Mildew

What it is So what is powdery mildew anyway? This fungus is a type of mildew that is marked by a white floury covering consisting of spores on both sides of a plant’s leaves. It is one of the most … Continue reading

Posted in Garden Tips and Tricks | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Inspiration From Detroit

In March, Victory Garden Initiative was invited to attend the Detroit Food Policy Summit as a member of the Midwest Food Council. Gretchen Mead and Beverly Tyree attended to learn, participate, and be inspired. Inspiration can be found in the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Buzz at The FARM

April was an amazing time at the Farm! With spring finally arriving, the planting has begun, areas that have previously had grass are changed to grow food, and the landscape is turning beautifully lush. Ian, the Farms farmer, and volunteers spent … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Heartfelt Farewell To My VGI Family

Dear VGI Community, When I first arrived back to Milwaukee after spending two and a half years in the Peace Corps in rural Panama, where I had lived without electricity and showered under the stars, I was in a bit … Continue reading

Posted in Staff Posts | 2 Comments