Follow these guidelines to keep the hoses in working condition and be respectful to garden plots and renters.

The community garden has grown to 52+ plots. We have run into the problem of what to do with organic waste produced. This includes weeds,

When straw bales are delivered, they are stacked and covered in plastic tarp in at the front of the community garden. We use straw to

The garden paths are complete!  Almond Exteriors has been working with us over the past few years to add garden paths through/around the community garden.

Mushroom compost has been delivered and is ready to spread on your plot. You can’t miss it – it is in the cul de sac.

The first weekend of garden prep in early Spring consists of turning over the winter cover crop.   We use a cover crop as an organic

Saturday March 13 at the Community Garden Work Day Thanks to everyone that participated in the seed exchange.  We will do something similar with a

What a fantastic, productive week!  Welcome to our newest volunteers, Claudia and Val – we are glad to have you! Friday’s crew made the front

We haven’t had too many people gardening in the Fall in past seasons. This year we have several plots that have been replanted for Fall

¾ c. to 1 c. white sugar (organic if possible.)*To add a lavender essence, I muddled (crushed) culinary lavender with amortal/pestle until pulverized and added

30 min healthy bulgur wheat recipe loaded with proteins and fibers. Prepared using all healthy ingredients. 10 mins 20 mins 30 mins Dinner, Lunch 4

We’re so glad you could grow with us this year! Thank you for keeping your commitment to growing and tending your plot. As the season

2 heaped cups caponata – approximate (separate recipe) 1 small summer/yellow squash, thinly sliced ¼ pack of halloumi cheese, thinly sliced OR mozzarella Fresh oregano, chopped

This healthy, homemade hummus is super easy and tastes better than anything store-bought. PREP TIME: 3 mins TOTAL TIME: 3 mins COURSE: Appetizer, Snack CUISINE: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern SERVINGS: 8 servings CALORIES: 332kcal AUTHOR: Lisa

This will make a little more than you need. Use extras as a bruschetta topping, in a baked potato, or even with an omelette. Mix

Serves: 6 Taken from: This simple vegan and gluten-free peach crisp only requires 8 ingredients and comes together in minutes! Whip it up for

“Eat your Vegetables” You’ve heard this many times! Come find out and enjoy a delicious meal with ingredients picked fresh from our Community Garden!! MENU:Chickpea

Come and enjoy a unique Mediterranean inspired meal with ingredients picked fresh from our Community Garden!!  MENU: Fresh garden veggies w/Hummus, Eggplant Caponata Pizza, Cucumber salad, fruity dessert

If you are new to the community garden this year, you may see this intimidating wasp. They have been coming to the garden for years.

Sunday July 21 at 4:30pm You’re invited to join the community and Nimmo church for a blessing of the garden. It’s a great time to

Cucumbers (Yeah!) Powdery Mildew (Boo!) In the past week my cucumber’s growth has exploded. With the rain we have had, they are taking over my

Hallelujah!! Steve and Beau spent the morning replacing the leaky hydrant.  When you see them give ‘em a high five!!

Updated 6/14/2021 Tomato Wilt disease is popping up in various plots throughout the garden.  With this heat, you may think that a plant is “having

We all know weeds are simply a part of gardening.  Some worse than others. :  ( While we don’t  often see it in garden plots,

These beetles are showing up in the garden and are a big problem. They will eat all the leaves on your plants, completely stripping them. 

It’s time to mulch and we’ve got plenty of newspaper in the Big Shed. Many thanks to the Virginian Pilot and the Bunny Hutch for

Beware- front hydrant In the community garden plots has a leak. So we are keeping handle up till Conserva can fix the leak. So grateful

Need Rosemary? Maryland pruned our rosemary bush today so there’s plenty to share.  Stop by the Giving Garden rest area.   

We are already seeing pests in the garden.  Flea beetles are small and shiny with large rear legs.  Adults are about  1/16″ long and range

There are new hose hangers throughout the garden today.  I think Steve has been busy!   THANK YOU, its much appreciated! Everyone, please make an effort

Some composting tips. Click on the image to read the full article.  

Please pay attention to the wooden signs on the front of the  bins. The middle box is now COOKING. Nothing should be added to this

Start keeping an eye out for mulching materials. People are doing yard clean-ups so there are bags of old leaves out. (scan the yard and

These insects are in the garden in conjunction with the Cicada Killer Wasps. Red Velvet Ants are actually wasps, the females do not have wings.