Get in touch with Mother Earth.
Exercise your green thumb.
Plant produce or flowers.
Live off the land.
Nurture and be nurtured by growing things.
Now is the season. Rent a garden plot at the Community Garden, operated by Outdoor Recreation.
Location: Fenced area behind Airman’s Attic on Selfridge Street, across from the Youth Center.
Garden Size: Twenty garden plots, each is 4′ x 8′
Rental Fee: $25 covers one year usage, from March 1 of this year until March 1 of next year.
What’s Included: Access to water spigots, use of hoses, 5-gallon bucket of hand tools, use of a pull cart to transport any plants and soil enhancements (organic only) to your garden plot.
For more information and to rent a garden plot, call Rachel at Outdoor Recreation, 719-556-4867.
Share your knowledge at our Community Garden with a small group of fellow gardeners in our Saturday morning Green Thumb Gathering. We want to learn from you.
Sign up at Outdoor Rec for a date and topic of your choice. Some topics we have heard interest in include the following:
- companion plants
- pest management
- hail protection
- plants for beginners
- weed management
- kids and gardening
- or … come up with your own suggestion.
Classes are free to teach and free for CG members to attend; $5 for all other to attend.
Outdoor Recreation is located in Bldg. 640 (with ITT, Leisure Travel, the Frame Shop). Call Rachel at 719-556-4867.
Here are some photos of the Community Garden this year.
Community Garden plots, each measuring 4′ x 8′.[/caption]
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