Thursday, May 22, 2008

Aqua Dimentia

The water is officially turned on and I almost went crazy trying to plug the holes in all the barrells after filling them and realizing they were leaking like sieves. Apparently, the winter months were not kind to them and they will be replaced.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Bed Assignment

Thank You!

Well, it's been a busy, productive 2 weeks in the garden! Thank you to all those gardeners that came out to help with all the much needed care and upkeep required to get the garden off to a great start!

Bed Assignment

Bed assignment and Garden orientation is Wednesday, May 14th, between 6 and 8pm. Most of you are familiar with the garden by now, but be sure to show up to see which plot is yours. If you are unable to make it, I will be at the garden every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon, from 12:30-4:30, for the rest of the season. Stop in and see me then and we can get you set up.

Garden Tasks

Some time in the next couple of weeks, we will be assigning a task to you that will be yours to maintain for the rest of the season. This task should use up the remainder of your volunteer hours as explained in the gardener's contract. We will contact each of you via email to let you know what this task will be. Tasks could include: watering/weeding perennial beds, filling water barrels, cleaning shed etc.

Shed Key

This year, everyone will get their own key to the shed. There will be a $5 deposit for this key and for every key that you require after that in the unfortunate event that you lose or misplace that key. There will not be a key left on site as in previous years, so be sure to bring it if you need to use anything from in the shed.

Water and the Toilet

The toilet has arrived and has changed locations to the cliffside of the garden shed. No more bathroom runs to MacDonalds!
The water will not be turned on in the garden until the threat of frost and freezing has passed. It is likely that it will be a few more weeks before that happens. In the mean time, we will arrange for the city to come by and fill some of the barrels. Hopefully that will happen by the end of the week so water is available for planting this weekend...

Once again we, Kathryn or Chris, can be reached by cell phone at 333-0348 or you can email to
See you all on Wednesday!

Thursday, May 1, 2008

May 3rd, Work Bee

Thank you to all those gardeners who showed up for the April 26th work bee. Our next workbee will be on Saturday, May 3rd, from 8am-4pm. It will likely be more of the same work: oiling logs and hopefully screening some dirt, frost permitting. Hope to see you there!