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Community Garden July 09


Hi, I thought I would update everyone on how the Community Garden has progressed over the summer. Considering we thought it would only last for a week or so without it being trashed, it has come on in leaps and bounds and we are actually eating what we are growing!!!

The kids joined in a “Strawberry Fair” making scarecrows for the community garden, and eating strawberries and ice-cream – they went down really well!

The kids come and help water and are quite possessive of the garden with one little un saying “get off our garden” to some of the older kids! They have decorated it themselves and are talking about when the pumpkin grows for Halloween putting some graves around to warn off the naughty kids!!

I’m just so pleased that it has worked – they are asking questions, eating the veggies and planning what to grow next year – what could be better???

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Thats wonderful well done to you and all the kids and if it gets them eating veggie's all the better.

7 Jul, 2009


ER ER I agree with Bobg.

7 Jul, 2009


Thats three in a row then GS. I love the idea of community gardens and getting kids involved. Ever since I started my garden (two years ago) Holly has been transfixed with growing and is now eating her veg and even enjoys a few carrot sticks with her packed lunch (instead of biscuits)
Keep up all the good work :~))

Hi Bob.

7 Jul, 2009


Good one and pleased you still have the children interested, I remember your concerns when the garden was first started,everything looks really healthy in your pics ,wish you well with this project and hope it continues to flourish,,,,,,,,,

7 Jul, 2009

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