Wednesday, May 25, 2011

We know who the winners are!

And if you registered for a raised bed, you will have your answer very soon.

The Community Garden Committee will email and/or phone you Wednedsay with either some

Good News: Your number was drawn! (42 winneers)
 or, some
 Okay News:  You're on the Waitlist (party of 15.)

Once winners have been notified, they will be responsible for the $40 fee, this will be handled by Franklin Recreation.

Welcome packets and garden info will be made available to the Gardeners, these will be available for pickup at the Grand Opening at the garden on Saturday, May 28th at 9:00 a.m. as well as at the Rec office and online.

No Gardener should begin to work in the garden until Saturday, May 28th, and must have a confirmation that the fee has been processed. 

Lottery winners will have until June 7th to pay their lease, any unpaid beds will then go down the waitlist.

Looks like we are going to need to build another garden or few, someday, somewhere.

I stopped by Tuesday afternoon while the fence poles were going up,  nice work, guys!

Got a good look at the (sub)soil from the post hole diggers.  Yuck. 

It is a Good Thing we have raised beds, and deep ones at that.

The bed mix is about 50% organic compost and 50% screened loam.  It will grow wonderful veggies for you, and will feed them well, no fertilizer needed.  When things settle down, maybe I can get Garden Coordinator Chris back in here to do a raised bed post.  It's a little crazy right now, getting this garden set up.  Just a bit.

Looks like it is going to be a nice weekend......A great weekend to get your garden going!

There will be veggie plants for sale as well, so if you are looking for some local stuff, come on by this Saturday!

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