Harvest time

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Harvest time

Helen Winegarner shows a carrot to students in Jennifer Zollinger’s second-grade class. The students harvested the pumpkins they planted last spring in the Challis Community Garden. With cooler temperatures and frost coming on, Winegarner and husband Steve Axon gave the students some useful autumnal gardening tips — cover crops that are not ready to harvest with row-crop or other fabric supported by hoops and place water jugs next to plants so that solar heat absorbed by the water during the day can keep plants warm on cold nights. Gardeners will sell their produce at the final Challis Community Farmers Market at the city park pavilion on Saturday, Oct. 7. Todd Adams photo

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