Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Celery was one of our specialties


Hello Elmira,

Attached is a picture of our celery crop circa 1913. It used to be one of our specialties. Horseheads was also a big celery growing area. From left to right is my Aunt Margaret, cousins Mildred and Eleanor, and my great-grandma Louisa.

Tomorrow is the last Wisner Market day of 2006. We will be there no matter what the weather. The morning might be best as rain and thunder are predicted in the afternoon. We will bring corn, peppers, potatoes, beets, collard greens, kale, parsley, and basil. It’s not to late – yet. We have had a good summer, except for the lack of tomatoes. Oh that Mother Nature. We’ll try again next year.
I will also have a few more corn wreaths on hand tomorrow.

If you have been to our farm this week, you’ve seen that we’re getting a new barn roof. That’s a fun job to watch – not so much fun though if you have to listen to the sawing and hammering all week.

I will continue to send weekly newsletters as long as our stand is open with produce to sell – and then probably monthly over the winter until we open again in early spring.

Thanks and have a great day,
“We Grow What We Sell”
http://www.janowskigardens.com

Diane Janowski
Janowski Gardens

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

First Day of Fall


Hello Elmira,

Well Saturday is the first day of fall. Corn stalks and pumpkins.

I am taking orders for my corn wreaths – see attachment. They measure approximately 28" and cost $15 includes tax (local customers only - no shipping). We will have some for sale at the Wisner Market. Ordered wreaths will be available for pickup at the farm. Due to the nature of handmade articles, appearances will differ slightly.

If you want one please email me and I will make it as soon as I can.

We still have excellent sweet corn, along with peppers, kale, collard greens, and wonderful lettuce.

Come on over to the Wisner Market on Thursday – just 2 Thursdays left. Use your WIC coupons if you have them.

“We Grow What We Sell”
http://www.janowskigardens.com

Diane Janowski
Janowski Gardens

Friday, September 15, 2006

Why Esty Street?


Hello Elmira,
Our farm is on Esty Street. Why Esty? Around 1870, when Elmira needed names for two streets on the Southside, it chose the names of two business teachers - Esty and Caldwell.

Sherman C. Esty, born in Elmira, was a business teacher at the (Nathan) Caldwell Business School on East Water Street in 1861. Caldwell as in “Caldwell Avenue” - several blocks from Esty Street.

The short story of business schools in Elmira is ….
Augustus Warner joined Caldwell Business School as a teacher in 1863, continued school after Caldwell’s death. Eventually became Warner’s Business College.

Around 1900, Sherman Esty bought Miller’s School of Commerce at 115 West Water Street and renamed it the “Elmira School of Commerce.” After many years, he sold it to Burton Meeker who renamed it “Meeker’s Business College.” Meeker bought out and combined Warner’s Business College. In 1931 changed the name to “Elmira Business Institute.”

Sherman Esty did not live on Esty Street – he lived on Jay Street on the Eastside. The attached photo is my Uncle Fritz and cousin Mildred on Esty Street (looking west) circa 1915 - when it was still a dirt street.

4 MORE WEEKS AT WISNER MARKET. This week at the Wisner Market we will be bringing corn, jalapeno, sweet, and hot peppers, potatoes, beets, yellow and zucchini squash, eggplants, kale and collard greens, cherry tomatoes, and more. 10:00-2:00 in Wisner Park. We are on W. Church Street opposite Langdon Plaza.

We are also open daily on Elmira’s Southside. Visit our website if you need directions.
http://www.janowskigardens.com

“We Grow What We Sell”
Diane Janowski
Janowski Gardens

Janowski - Janovsky


Hello Elmira,

The German Empire in 1200 included Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Belgium, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, part of Italy, and part of France.

My earliest records of the Janowski family show us in the year 1279 living in Pilsen (as in Pilsner beer) in today’s Czech Republic. We lived there until around 1490 when we moved to Tuchel, West Prussia – West Prussia later became East Germany and was taken by Russia for Poland in 1945. My mother’s ancestors came from towns about 50 miles from my father’s ancestors lived. All our ancestral towns are now in Poland.

The surname Janowski starts in my records as Janovsky, although it might have been Janovich or Janecek earlier. Most people incorrectly assume the name is Polish but is actually probably of Czech origin – when the Czech Republic was part of the German Empire. Janowski translates as “son of Jan” or Johnson, and is a very common name in Europe today.

This week at the Wisner Market we will be bringing corn, Anaheim, jalapeno, sweet, and hot peppers, potatoes, beets, yellow and zucchini squash, eggplants, MELONS, kale and collard greens, cherry tomatoes, and more. If you haven’t been yet it is downtown 10:00-2:00 in Wisner Park. We are on W. Church Street opposite Langdon Plaza.

We are also open daily on Elmira’s Southside. Visit our website if you need directions.
http://www.janowskigardens.com

South of the River Chili

Hello Elmira,

We had nearly 2 inches of rain on Saturday – very good for the crops. This week, the corn still gets my highest mark - 5 stars. It is a little bigger and turning more to starch, so those of you who like it that way are in luck. Me, I’m still picking out the smallest ears.

The melons are great too this year. We have regular sized, and also a mini melon that is very popular. Our watermelons didn’t make it.

I’ve been thinking about chili so here is a Janowski vegetable-chocked chili recipe that I frequently make:

Janowski's South of the River Chili

1/2 lb. ground beef
1/2 lb. hot sausage
1 packet chili mix - any brand
1 diced each - anaheim pepper, green pepper, red pepper, onion, and carrot
6 diced mushrooms
12 cherry tomatoes - whole
Corn - remove kernels from 2 ears
1/2 cup cooked rice
1/2 bottle of your favorite beer
1 can tomato sauce and 3 cans of water
1 can of beans - your choice but I like the big white ones
Salt & pepper to taste
Extra cayenne, tabasco, cumin, cilantro if you want

In a big pot brown and crumble meat. Add tomato sauce and water. Add chili mix packet. Add vegetables (except beans), rice, and beer. Bring to boil. Add salt & pepper. Then simmer 1 to 1 1/2 hours stirring occasionally. Add beans during last 15 minutes. Serve with tortilla chips and sour cream on the side.


Pretty good.

This week at the Wisner Market we will be bringing corn, Anaheim, jalapeno, sweet, and hot peppers, potatoes, beets, yellow and zucchini squash, eggplants, MELONS, kale and collard greens, cherry tomatoes, and more. If you haven’t been yet it is downtown 10:00-2:00 in Wisner Park. We are on W. Church Street opposite Langdon Plaza.

We are also open daily on Elmira’s Southside. Visit our website if you need directions.
http://www.janowskigardens.com

The sweetest corn he ever ate


Hello Elmira,

It’s the middle of August. What a summer. Too cold, too wet, too hot, now its too dry. We started irrigating yesterday.

Mostly it has been a good growing season – the potatoes (I have attached a photo of us picking potatoes) and onions are huge, many peppers, great melons, big cabbage, perfect corn. More carrots than we have had in a long time. The tomatoes have struggled all summer – not the greatest year for them. The Swiss chard has begun suffering from the effects of acid rain.

If you haven’t tried our corn this week – this crop is the best of the summer – nice long ears with perfect, extremely sweet kernels that haven’t turned to starch yet – nice and easy to eat. It gets 5 stars from me this week. Denny says it the “sweetest corn he ever ate.” My mom says the kernels are like pearls.

This week at the Wisner Market we will bring corn, potatoes, melons, beets, peppers – sweet, hot, Anaheim (medium hot), Jalapeno (super hot – the hottest peppers commercially grown in Elmira), basil and parsley – good to dry for winter, collards and kale, cabbage, eggplant, big onions, and yellow and zucchini squash. Remember we open at 10:00AM.

Visit us on the Southside any day of the week – we are at 517 Esty Street – if you need a map get one from our website http://www.janowskigardens.com. We are open every day from 9:00 to 6:00. Just bring the correct change.

“We Grow What We Sell”

How to cook corn


Hello Elmira,

New York is 4th in the nation in fresh market and processing sweet corn production. The peak season for fresh corn in New York State is July through September. Sweet corn is a good source of vitamin A, magnesium, and potassium, and is often considered a vegetable, instead of a grain.

Horticulturists developed the two most popular varieties of sweet corn today--white (Country Gentleman) and yellow (Golden Bantam) corn. Yellow corn has larger, fuller-flavored kernels; white corn kernels are smaller and sweeter.

We grow the hybrid “Butter & Sugar” corn that produces ears of yellow and white kernels. B&S has been a longtime mainstay of roadside stands and farmers' markets in the Northeast.

The sugar level in corn immediately after picking begins its gradual conversion to starch that, in turn, lessens the corn's natural sweetness. Look for ears with bright green, snugly fitting husks and golden brown silk. The kernels should be plump and milky and come all the way to the ear's tip; the rows should be tightly spaced.

Fresh corn should be cooked and served the day it's purchased, but it can be refrigerated up to a day. But why wait? Eat now – get more tomorrow. Strip off the husks and silk just before cooking.

We way we cook it is to get a big pot of water boiling and put the corn in for 3 minutes – we like them crunchy and lively. Rearrange them in the water every minute to ensure equal cooking. Then served with margarine and Tony’s (a seasoning from Opelousas, Louisiana).

This week at the Wisner Market we will be giving away samples of Tony’ Original Creole Seasoning – a seasoning that Farmer Denny and I cannot live without – an extraordinary blend of flavorful spices prized by cooks everywhere. Enhances the flavor of meats, seafood, eggs, salads, and VEGETABLES! Especially Janowski’s Butter & Sugar corn. Denny and I use it on everything.

Vegetables at the Wisner Market, and our farm stand include corn, beets, squash, potatoes, melons (just starting), cabbage, kale, collards, basil, parsley (now’s the time to start drying or freezing herbs for winter), peppers – sweet, hot, and jalape├▒os.

Visit our website
http://www.janowskigardens.com

“We Grow What We Sell”

Thanks,

Our salute to KALE


Hello Elmira,

OK enough of corn, its time to do a salute to our LEAST popular vegetable - KALE - and tastes good too. Don't curl your nose - it does too.

Kale is a cancer-fighting vegetable (non-Hodgkins Lymphoma). A one-cup serving of kale has 20.5 mg of Lutein and Zeaxanthin - the highest carotenoids of ALL vegetables.

So, on the home page of our web site http://www.janowskigardens.com we're giving you 2 versions of the same KALE recipe - one for Southerners and one for Northerners. Farmer Denny and I prefer the Southern version of course, as we (some of the time) hail from New Roads, Louisiana - but you can decide for yourself. Our recipes make 2 large side dishes or 4 small and are freezable. I literally have a freezer full of kale.

All we are saying is, "Give Kale a Chance."

This week at the Wisner Market (the Weather Channel says Thursday will be a 20 degrees cooler) we plan to have KALE, sweet corn, beets, Swiss chard, cucumbers, pickles, lettuce, squash, potatoes, cauliflower, and basil. This list may change due to the excessive heat this week - as I am writing this letter two days before these veggies are picked. The veggies may not like the heat and us picking them will depend on their condition. Us farmers, also do not like the heat, and have needed to slow down our picking schedule this week to preserve our conditions. We’ve been drinking gallons of Gatorade on the farm.

To slightly cooler days,

Diane

Cabbage, cabbage, and more cabbage


Hello Elmira,
I must admit – I do like boiled cabbage. It’s an eastern European thing. See this attachment – picking cabbage circa 1910. My 2 great-uncles are on the ground and my grampa is up on top. Those poor horses – would you want to pull that wagon?

Yesterday, my father, my uncle, Denny, and me picked cabbage for the St. Nicholas church festival on Sunday. By the time you read this newsletter, the ladies of the church will be up to their elbows in cabbage for their delicious holubtsi (cabbage rolls). We supplied them with 150 big cabbages – about 1,500 pounds. Think of how long – and how many pots – it takes to boil 150 cabbages. St. Nicholas will also be serving pirogi – 10,000 pirogi. My family will be in the food line on Sunday – you all are welcome to come too. Get there early for food– they do sell out.

56th annual St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church Festival
Noon to 8 p.m. July 30
Ukrainian Park at Garfield Street and McCauley Avenue in Elmira Heights.

Today’s bonus is the secret Janowski Sauerkraut recipe used for many generations of sauerkraut suppers at the old German Church (the First United Church of Christ) on Madison Avenue. This should keep you busy:

40# grated cabbage
1# salt

Pack cabbage with salt on top. Cover with a clean cloth or plate or any board except pine. When fermentation begins, remove scum daily and change cloth daily. Best sauerkraut is made at temperatures 60 degrees or lower for at least one month. When fermentation has stopped, seal with a layer of paraffin over surface.



If you are still interested in cabbage, there is a big Sauerkraut festival next week up in Phelps, NY. http://www.phelpssauerkrautfestival.com/

This week at the Wisner Market, we will be selling CABBAGE, corn, potatoes, lettuce, sweet and hot peppers, cooking onions, yellow and zucchini squash, and cauliflower. Beans are gone temporarily, and this will not be the best year for tomatoes.

Janowski Gardens is open every day on Elmira’s Southside. If you need a map – check out our website
http://www.janowskigardens.com

We Grow What We Sell

Friday, September 08, 2006

My mom came over in 1957


Hello Elmira,

Like I was saying last week, my mom came over from Germany in 1957. Her parents endured both World War I and II, and before the end of World War II in 1945, they decided that they had had enough, and that East Germany was not the best place for their 5 daughters. So they walked from East Germany to West Germany in 30 days - eating potatoes and rhubard along the way. In those 30 days, all except two of the family had typhoid and all survived. If you have seen the movie The Sound of Music when they walked out - you get the picture.

In West Germany, my mom worked on a big farm for 10 years in the kitchen. Her relatives had been coming to America (Illinois) since the 1830s, and it sounded good to my mom's family to come over too. They saved money and sent each one over one at a time. My mom was one of the last. She came over on the ship General Lankfitt, courtesy of the Lutheran church, as the Lutherans were greatly involved in the Refugees Relief Act. This ship made 32 trips between 1954 and 1957 from Bremerhaven to New York bringing Europeans who wanted to live in America. It was an eleven-day crossing to New York, and then 1 1/2 days on a train to Toluca, Illinois to where our relatives lived. Our Illinois relatives had big farms with corn, soybeans, cows, and pigs.

My mom had met my dad in Germany when he in the army (same time as Elvis – but never saw him). In America, they wrote letters and visited each other by train. One thing led to another, and here we are in Elmira.

This week at the Wisner Market, we will bring corn (not enough for everybody – so come really early if you want it), green and yellow beans, squash – yellow and zucchini, potatoes, beets, cabbage, carrots, kale, collards, basil and parsley.

PS if you are interested in art – Diane and Denny will be exhibiting their art - Rural Research Laboratories, in collaboration with The ARTS of the Southern Finger Lakes, has mounted Outside The Box, an exhibition of contemporary arts.

Few people know that Rural Research Laboratories is the organizational pseudonym of Tom Oberg's artwork (but don't let on that I told you so). The show includes works in all media from nearly 50 regional artists, and not your run-of-the-mill artworks, this is some wacky stuff.

The venue is 100 Market Street in Corning, the first floor of Maureen Gonta's dental building (you know - the TV ads with the talking cartoon tooth). The opening is this Thursday evening, July 20th, 5-8pm. The space will be open weekends, Sat & Sun, noon to 5, through August 13th.


Thanks. Hope to see you this Thursday evening.

My father's people came over in 1871


Hello Elmira,

My great-great grampa Frederick brought his entire family over from Germany days after the end of the Franco-Prussian war in the summer of 1871 on the boat “Bark Louis” – see attachment. The Louis’s Atlantic crossing took 46 days from Bremen to New York City, and held 136 passengers – 10 were Janowskis. As we are not a sea-going people, the trip was probably very interesting.

We came to Elmira for a couple of reasons – we already had cousins and people from our church here, and the climate and landscape were very similar to eastern Germany. Not a bad place to grow cabbage. There was already a big group of Germans in Elmira on the Southside when we got here, so it was natural that we settle here. The first summer (1871) we built a house on Robinson Street and settled in, and the family worked in the orchards around Brand Park. The second summer (1872) was more orchard work. By May 1873, my great-grampa Karl had saved enough money to buy some land and started a big vegetable garden. The original tract is the area of our strawberry field today. One of the first things he built was his own levee to hold back the Chemung River (still standing and it came in handy in 1946 and 1972). He built some barns and got some horses, and eventually built a new big house on Esty Street.

Interesting to note – my mother’s people also all came over from Germany– but her’s came one at a time over period of about 100 years, and they settled in Illinois. My mom was one of the last – she came over in 1957.

We grow what we sell, and bring what is in season to the Wisner Market. Corn is coming soon – maybe 2 weeks – I’ll let you know. This week our homegrown specialties include cabbage, squash, potatoes, beans, lettuce, Swiss chard, onions, collards, and kale.

Janowski Gardens is open on Esty Street. Please visit our website where you’ll find a map (we’re the best kept secret in Elmira) for weekly updates.

http://www.janowskigardens.com



Looking forward to seeing you. Thanks very much.

Diane Janowski
Janowski Gardens

“We Grow What We Sell”

Cell phones, Massey-Fersuson, and Collie Dogs


Hello Elmira and Happy Fourth of July,

We got much work done after the ground dried. I got to do all the cultivating that I put off because of last week’s rain. While I was driving the tractor (and talking to my mom on my cell phone), I concluded that Janowski Gardens has truly jumped into the 21st century. After the phone call, I looked down and saw a horse tooth – and I knew what to right about in this newsletter. Horses and tractors.

I got out the oldest family photo album (from 4 and 5 generations back) and looked for our horses. I found photos of 4 horses – Hans and Otto were our big working horses, and Minnie and Sam were pets. Attached is a photo of my Uncle Gus with Sam the horse. There were probably more horses over our first 45 years– but they must not have been as photogenic.

Our farm had horses from around 1875 – 1920. In 1920, Mr. Harry Ferguson, of Massey-Ferguson fame, in person, demonstrated to my grandfather the marvels of owning a tractor. We have a photograph dated 1920 of my grandfather driving a new tractor with a collie dog on his lap “steering.” My father says that during World War II our cultivating tractor broke, and parts were not to be gotten, so we hired a man from Miller’s farm (down past Miller Street along Maple Avenue) who came and cultivated with a horse. After the war, we got our tractors running again and put horses out of work.

In vegetable news - strawberries are gone – too much rain. Vegetables in season this week are peas – old-fashioned and sugar ann, young beets –with greens, kale, collard greens, basil and Swiss chard, and broccoli. Check our “Watch Corn Grow” page on our website - notice that corn is “shoulder high on the Fourth of July.”

Elmira’s Wisner Market continues this Thursday 10:00-2:00 – rain or shine. Remember that we open at 10:00AM. We can now accept WIC coupons (at the Wisner Market location only).

You can visit us on Elmira’s Southside – Janowski Gardens is open every day. Remember to bring exact change.
Visit our website if you need a map.
http://www.janowskigardens.com

For those of you interested in art:
The Keuka Lake Art Association's outdoor show at Hammondsport is this weekend Saturday and Sunday, July 8 & 9. Hours: Saturday 10-5, Sunday Noon - 5. It's the 40th anniversary of the show and they're promising even more entertainment.

I will be showing 12 short films (a first for Hammondsport - not even a category). Denny will be drawing. My brother, Tom Janowski, will exhibit this year. Kathy Huddle, too.

I expect other local artist friends will be present - Lucretia West, Dorrie Tanner, Connie Berberian, Amelia Harnas, Joanne Sonsire, Dean Aldrich and many more!

If you would like more information or a map, please visit the KLAA web site:
http://www.angelfire.com/art3/klaa/

“We Grow what We Sell”

Thanks, and see you soon,
Diane Janowski
Janowski Gardens

Strawberries are still hanging on

Hello Elmira,

Well, it was a wet week on Esty Street. If it’s not one thing, it’s another. As of 4:30 this afternoon, our rain gauge measured 2.68” rain. Enough is enough. You can only wear rubber boots so long – three days is too long.

Strawberries are still hanging on – they are very dark and very sweet – last few days. Other vegetables in season are peas – old-fashioned and sugar ann, young beets –with greens, radishes, kale, collard greens, basil and Swiss chard – still young. I didn’t get a chance to update our “watch corn grow” web page because of the weather. I’ll do it on Wednesday if it stops raining.

Elmira’s Wisner Market continues this Thursday 10:00-2:00 – rain or shine (we prefer shine, please).
Remember that we open at 10:00AM and also note that we can’t accept WIC coupons until next week (July 6).

For those who can’t wait until Thursday for peas and the last of the strawberries – Janowski Gardens is open every day on Elmira’s Southside. Remember to bring exact change.
Visit our website if you need a map.

http://www.janowskigardens.com
“We Grow what We Sell”

Thanks – and see you soon,

The Buttonwoods


Hello Elmira,

My father’s side of the family has lived on Robinson and Esty Streets for five generations, and in an upcoming issue I will tell of how we got to Elmira, but today I want to tell you about “The Buttonwoods.”

Like other cities, Elmira neighborhoods had quaint local names – Frog Hollow, Pickaway, The Patch, Slabtown. Well, the Brand Park area and the land east to the river was commonly called “The Buttonwoods.” Buttonwoods are another name for sycamore trees. There was once a large stand of buttonwood trees in our area. Today I counted 12 of the beautiful trees still standing in Brand Park and along the river bank by the pool. We have one buttonwood left on our property. You’ll know a buttonwood, because they are very big, with peeling beige bark, big leaves, and big round “buttonball” seeds on the ground. See attachment for a photo of a buttonwood tree.

Look for the trees on your next trip to Janowski Gardens and remember that you are in “The Buttonwoods.”

We are in the last week of strawberries and have saved the sweetest ones for last – get them before they are gone. Other vegetables in season are peas, curly & bibb lettuce, mixed green lettuce, young beets –with greens, young radishes, kale, collard greens, basil – just starting.

Janowski Gardens is open every day on Elmira’s Southside. Remember to bring exact change. Visit our website if you need a map.

http://www.janowskigardens.com


Thanks – and see you soon,

Brrrr....42 degrees

Hello Elmira,

It was a little too cold last week. Sunday morning got down to 42┬║. Brrrrr. Some crops look a little frostbitten – melons, watermelons, winter squash. Let’s hope for the best and see what some heat and sunshine can do. Think summer.

The Elmira Wisner Market continues this Thursday – from 10:00-2:00. Janowski’s will have our homegrown STRAWBERRIES, spinach, curly and bibb lettuce, mixed baby green lettuce, collard greens (very tender right now and quick-cooking), kale, radishes, and bedding plants.

We will also have PEAS – probably not enough for everybody so if you really want some come early - say between 10 and 11.

Picnic Paks will be back – small servings of strawberries for those of you who might like berries with your Wisner Park picnic lunch or maybe to take back to your office to enjoy an afternoon snack.

Please remember that we open at 10:00AM.

For those who can’t wait until Thursday for strawberries and peas– Janowski Gardens is open every day on Elmira’s Southside. Remember to bring exact change.
Visit our website if you need a map.

http://www.janowskigardens.com


Thanks – and see you soon,

The chain up and broke

Hello Elmira,

Well last week was kind of crummy – weatherwise. While my dad and I were riding on the back of the tractor, handfeeding the 35-year old mechanical planter, the chain up and broke. Thanks to modern technology and overnight delivery, and the Janowski Farm mechanics (Uncle Paul, Dad, and me) - we finally got everything planted in the ground. Let’s hope the rain did some good.

The Elmira Wisner Market starts this Thursday – June 8. We will have STRAWBERRIES, spinach, lettuce, mixed green lettuce, radishes, and bedding plants. We are offering something new this week – small servings of strawberries for those of you who might like berries with your Wisner Park picnic lunch or maybe to take back to your office to enjoy an afternoon snack.

Please remember that we open at 10:00AM.

For those who can’t wait until Thursday for strawberries – Janowski Gardens is open every day on Elmira’s Southside. Remember to bring exact change.
Visit our website if you need a map.

http://www.janowskigardens.com

And, if you’re interested in the progress of our corn crop – click the link “Watch Corn Grow” on the home page.

Thanks – and see you soon,

Thursday, September 07, 2006

Two weeks until Wisner Market

Hello Elmira,

After a cold start it’s SPRING again and only 2 weeks until the first Elmira Wisner Market. Janowski Gardens will be there – in our usual space in Wisner Park along Church Street opposite Langdon Plaza.

On opening day we’ll be stocked with our famous mixed green lettuce, spinach, collard greens, bedding and vegetable plants including tomatoes, morning glories, zinnias, and more.

Remember this is New York and it takes a while for Mother Nature to cooperate with us farmers. We grow what we sell, and can only bring what is in season. Soon we’ll be providing our homegrown specialties of sweet corn, cabbage, squash, potatoes, beans, strawberries, lettuce, swiss chard, onions, collards, tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, and melons.

To get your own jump on the season, Janowski Gardens is already open on Esty Street selling lettuce, spinach, and bedding plants.

Please visit our website where you’ll find a map (we’re the best kept secret in Elmira) for weekly updates.

http://www.janowskigardens.com

Looking forward to seeing you this season. Thanks very much.

Diane Janowski
Janowski Gardens

“We Grow What We Sell”

Summer 2006 Newsletters

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