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Community Garden

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.

Rules and Regulations for PAFB Community Garden. 

GREEN THUMB GATHERING

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
  • pollinators
  • plants for beginners
  • weed management
  • kids and gardening
  • canning
  • 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]

 

A 5-gallon bucket includes the hand tools and kneeling pad.

 

Cart available to transport your plants and other materials to and from your garden plot.

 

Some early crops, planted and reaching for the sun.

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