The Middle East Technical University (METU/ODTÜ) held its Spring 2016 tree planting event today in the ODTÜ forest. Ten thousand trees were planted in honor of two students, Berkay Baş and Ozancan Akkuş, who we lost in a terrorist attack in March. The President of METU spoke, as did Ozancan's father, before the planting. With these 10,000, the University... Continue Reading →
And now this from my garden in downtown Ankara. . . A big thanks to Alan who encouraged me to "pinch" a bit of land. Guess what, Alan? I did just that!
Remember this post? How to Start Seed for Balcony and Small Gardens. I am happy to report that everything is coming up, herbs, peppers and tomatoes. Oh, the tomatoes! My tomatoes grew a few inches and started to touch the plastic green houses I had created from takeout containers. Although replanting of such tiny seedlings... Continue Reading →