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About birchgarden

Garden Coordinator, Birch Community Garden at the Salvation Army

Installing the fence this weekend! May 1-2, 2015 (9 to 4)

 We got the grant from Home Depot for the fence! We need all the volunteers we can get May 2, for the installation of the fence. Bring all your friends and family to work day. Home Depot will be providing … Continue reading

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Birch Community Garden Kick off day 2014

  Prep day for the donation plots this Saturday March 29th from 10 AM to noon. This Saturday the volunteer coordinators will be preparing the four large donation plots for kick off day. We will be there between 10 and noon.  If you would … Continue reading

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Vegetable Planting Guide and Last Frost Date for the Broomfield and Boulder Area

The links below are PDF’s on the last frost date and a vegetable planting guide  from Colorado State University Extension.  CSU is a great resource for gardening and much more! Last Frost Dates 2014 Vegetable Planting Guide

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Seedlings have been started!

Seedlings have been started for the donation plots 2014!

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End of 2013 and beginning of 2014 “Let’s get growing”

These pictures were the end of 2013 season! Now it’s time to start thinking about 2014. We are getting ready to start the seedling for the donation plots. What are you doing?

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We are harvesting!

As of July 31, 2013 we have donated 70 pounds of veggies to the Salvation Army and Broomfield Silvercrest Senior apartments.

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May 18th 7:30 to Noon we will be tilling and planting the donation plots!

See you all there! Hope to have someone from Colorado State University Extensions  to answer questions.

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Cutworms

Cutworms maybe bad this year in Colorado! by Whitney Cranshaw and Frank Peairs Colorado State University Extension Entomologists Prediction of Nuisance Problems with Army Cutworm (a.k.a. “Miller Moth”)for April 17, 2013 There have been several reports that the larvae of … Continue reading

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IDEAS FOR THE GARDEN?

Let us know what you would like to see this year on improvement to the garden! We have seedlings started!  Do you?

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2013 Kick off meeting has been moved to the 27th

 April 27th 10 to Noon See you at the garden! It’s kick-off time for the 2013 growing season at Birch Community Garden!  BCG is located and 1080 Birch St., at the Salvation Army Post.

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