Thursday, May 29, 2014

We're ready

Big thanks to everyone who came out and painted the boxes this past weekend. The adults put on the base coat, and local children will be painting on top. Community garden If you haven't already done so, please contact Bob Hall to secure your plot. The garden is ready for planting now - be sure to turn the compost! Bob will water every two days until the city solves the valve problem.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014


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Notes from the April 29 meeting

The second composter will be arriving soon.

Bob will pick up mushroom compost on the Mother's Day weekend. Volunteers are requested to help get the compost into the plots.

Plans are on track to build a shed that will include equipment such as a wheelbarrow, water spout, and hose. The shed will be locked with the combination made available to community garden members.

To extend the lifespan of the plots, we will need to paint them this summer. We decided upon a base coat of moss green. Community garden members and children from the Learning Centre will be invited to paint on top, in a light green. The preliminary plan is that paint chips will br brought to the May 9 meeting for final decision. The week of May 20, the adult volunteers will paint the base coats.

Starting in June, we will set up a mowing and cleaning schedule. Mowing should be done once or twice a week, depending on how fast the grass grows and cooperative weather.

The next meeting will be at the garden on May 9, at 7:00pm. We'll look at the site and choose paint colours.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Getting ready

There will be an organizational meeting on Tuesday, April 29, at 7:00 pm. It will be at the Cornerstone Music Cafe and Bob will buy you a beverage! Coming up for the garden - compost, a shed, a second composter, and a seating area. 2014 is going to be a great year!

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Message from Bob Hall

Hi Folks After 5 months of shoveling snow its time to start thinking of warm spring days beautiful flowers and raised beds of vegetables. Who's ready to meet and start planning for the 2014 harvest? first meeting Thursday March 27 - 7 pm at Cornerstone Music & Café (beside the Dollar store in the Sobey's Plaza) Will have the 2013 reconciliation, Deer Ridge Community Garden Updates and coffee is on me. Thanks very much and hope to see you then Bob

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Week One!

Planting started on June 9! Not many plots have been started, hopefully this weekend will bring out many gardeners.

Deer Ridge Community Garden

Deer Ridge Community Garden

Deer Ridge Community Garden

Deer Ridge Community Garden

Deer Ridge Community Garden

Deer Ridge Community Garden