Three Things You Didn't Know About Community Gardens

Even if you're a member of a community garden, you may not know everything about community gardens. Those who aren't members yet may have preconceived ideas about how they work. Here are three surprising facts about community gardens.

1. There are different community garden models

Community gardens can have a variety of different models based on the goals the founders (or founding organization) intended for the garden. The...

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Community Garden Calendar - Get Ready to Sign Up!

Till and Trowel is about the skills and knowledge you need to be successful in your community garden. In most of the United States, right now (December) is the "off season," meaning it's too cold to garden outside. 

Typically community gardens operate on a calendar. They open in the springtime and close again in the fall. 

To be ready for their spring opening, they accept applications for membership a few months before...

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How a Community Garden Works

If you don't know much about community gardens, I think you will find this post helpful. Sorry it's a bit long. 

I will explain how a community garden typically works.

A community garden is usually run by a board or committee. They have established procedures for how the garden runs, including their administration of the property, how people become members, and how members conduct themselves. Sometimes the board/committee is part of...

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