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Sub-Irrigated Planters are a great way of container gardening which produce high yields, and can be used on roofs, patios, balconies and decks. You can be growing your own food with a few simple steps.
Take a workshop with us Sunday March 8th, 1-4pm, and go home with your own sub-irrigated planter! $65
Seed bombs are little capsules with everything you need to grow a plant all bundled up.
They are a great way to introduce vegetation and beautification onto barren, abandoned, or otherwise inhospitable spaces.
Come out and learn about a fun, cheap and easy way to bring new light to this city that we love.
FREE Sunday, February 1st, 1-3
Rumors Boutique, 404 N Harrison St
Please join us for the next planning meeting of Richmond’s newest community garden, at the Humphrey Calder Community Center, 414 N. Thompson Street, (Patterson & Thompson!), 7:30pm. All 25 plots have been reserved, and we are now onto a waiting list.
Spring is just around the corner!
Next meeting is Thursday Dec 4th, 7pm at the community center, spread the word!
The goal is to put a shovel in the ground in spring of 2009!
WATER: We are working with the Department of Public Utilities to waive the fee to bring water to the site, and with James River Air to install a backflow preventer and spigots. Goal is to do this for under $3,000.
FENCING: We are working with Parks & Rec to finalize the dimensions of the garden, and the design of the fence and gates.
COMPOST: Working on developing a way to create a community compost system, with input from Department of Environmental Quality
FUNDRAISING: We need to raise about $5,000 to pay for basic garden building materials & supplies. If you can donate, please hit the “Donate Now” button (look to the right), and specify “Humphry Calder Community Garden”.