Spring Cleaning
Gardens

Spring Cleaning

Emilio Najera, a Life Scout from Troop 17 chose Coronado Historic Site to complete his Eagle Scout project. Emilio had a few choices for his project, and he selected to improve the Gardens at Kuaua. Emilio planned to double the size of the gardens, as well as make improvements to the border fence, replace the … Continue reading

First Corn!
Gardens

First Corn!

Not much has changed over the last week with the gardens. They have been healthier since we pulled out the squash plants, probably because the gardens are now attracting less squash bugs. We did pick our first ears of corn this week, they have finally begun to dry out. You can see a photograph of … Continue reading

Baby Gourds
Gardens

Baby Gourds

This week our canteen gourds have begun to produce small gourds, we were worried that it was not going to because it had been blooming for the last few weeks, but nothing had produced. Our beans are continuing to produce many pods, and our corn is also still doing really well. We also removed what … Continue reading

Continuing to Grow
Gardens

Continuing to Grow

The gardens are still exceeding our expectations. All of the plants have continued to grow, and the project has proven to be a valuable teaching tool to demonstrate traditional agriculture from this region. The corn has formed many ears, and our canteen gourds have begun to flower. The sunflowers are continuing to grow, and as … Continue reading