First we have the beautiful squash blossoms, followed shortly by delicious yellow squash and zucchini.

First we have the beautiful squash blossoms, followed shortly by delicious yellow squash and zucchini.

Cucumber plants at Porter SERVE garden are growing very fast!

Cucumber plants at Porter SERVE garden are growing very fast!

The Big Bertha peppers are getting bigger!

The Big Bertha peppers are getting bigger!

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A Big Bertha bell pepper will probably be the first harvested food from the Porter Library SERVE garden.

A Big Bertha bell pepper will probably be the first harvested food from the Porter Library SERVE garden.

Tiny green  peppers that will grow into big bell peppers over the next few months in the Porter Library vegetable garden.

Tiny green peppers that will grow into big bell peppers over the next few months in the Porter Library vegetable garden.

Tiny green tomatoes already growing at the Porter library vegetable garden.

Tiny green tomatoes already growing at the Porter library vegetable garden.

We hope over the course of the summer, with our children’s programs, children can go out to the garden and see how the tomatoes grow and pick them,” Hutzel said. “They’ll know they grew here.
One of our many volunteers helping with the SERVE garden at Porter Library!

One of our many volunteers helping with the SERVE garden at Porter Library!

Planting butterfly attracting flowers at the Portet SERVE garden.

Planting butterfly attracting flowers at the Portet SERVE garden.