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thank you to everyone who came out Saturday to our kick off! It was a great success. I think about 50 people came! Barry Robinson and two master gardeners came and gave a wonderful tutorial on soil testing and gardening basics.
Actually, because of the great success, I would love to start planning for another get together and invite Barry to come again. He said he was a little rushed because of other obligations that day and would love to come back and do another workshop once people start having veggies coming in! He suggested having an "eating meeting" and we could have a potluck dinner together! I think it sounds wonderful and I hope you can make it to this. I will let you know when I start planning this.
We have filled all 20 plots (yay!) and we have actually started a waiting list. Once the waiting list gets to atleast 8, we will plow some more plots. So get on over to the city manager's office in the City Municipal building and get on the waiting list if you're interested! We have 3 so far and need 5 more. Jim said he would like to make the cut off this Friday, so you better get over there quick!
Again, I'm so excited the kick off went so well and I thank you so much for coming and being a part of the community garden!
Posted by Radford Community Garden at 12:21 PM
so we've got the Spring Kick Off coming up in a few days on Saturday!! I hope you can come! So far here is the schedule of events:
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Pathways of Radford is co-sponsoring a wildflower walk in Wildwood Park this Saturday April 3 at 9am! Meet Gary Cote’ at the Main Entrance to Wildwood Park(the intersection of Grove and Main Street, by the bank). Information can be found on the Pathways for Radford website http://www.radfordpl.org/wildwood/
Also check this out! Jamie Oliver's TED award. Very cool!
Posted by Radford Community Garden at 9:31 AM
I have a few seedlings starting to sprout! I have started tomatoes, green peppers, cucumbers, squash and lavendar so far. (the maters and cukes have started sprouting!). I also bought some more seeds today and will (hopefully) be planting them tomorrow. I will post a few pictures after they grow a little more! These will be sold during our Spring Kick off Event April 17th, 11am and also on campus during the Earth Day Festival.
Posted by Radford Community Garden at 9:50 PM
Happy Spring everyone! I am getting so excited about the garden this year. The kick off event is really starting to come together and I really hope the community takes advantage of all that will be going on! One thing I don't think I've mentioned yet is that this year we will have two rain barrels available. These will be hooked up to the gutter system on the Tanger building. These will be a great addition to the garden this year.
Posted by Radford Community Garden at 3:34 PM
Just 4 weeks (and 2 days) away from the Radford Community Garden Spring Kick Off! We'll be picking up a donation from Lowe's of wood to be used for personalized signs for each plot. Students will be volunteering their time to come and paint them for you if you don't want to paint it yourself!
We also will be selling seedlings of various veggies and other fun things will be going on as well.
Please know that anyone is invited to this event. We hope to invite the whole community in this area to get excited about gardening by way of this event. It is also a great opportunity to talk to the Master Gardner's and listen to what they have to say!
I have recently created a page on facebook for the Radford Community Garden so be sure to become a fan to stay up to date on everything!
Posted by Radford Community Garden at 12:41 PM
Wondering how to sign up for a plot? Fill out the application and turn in the $10 fee at the City Managers office in the Municipal Building. Better do it quick because we are accepting applications based on first come, first serve and we are currently planning on having only 20 plots. The applications will be available starting on Monday. If you are part of a University club, then please send me a message and you can coordinate through me.
Posted by Radford Community Garden at 1:03 PM
Hey everyone! I know it's a little early to be talking about gardening but we have been busy getting ready for the upcoming season. Jim Graham and I (Brittany Gerald), have gotten the okay to expand last years garden space. This means we can acccomodate more gardeners! Jim and I will be working hard to get the word out to Radford to make sure we include everyone interested.
Posted by Radford Community Garden at 4:20 PM