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About birchgarden

Garden Coordinator, Birch Community Garden at the Salvation Army

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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All volunteer coordinators are meeting at Birch Garden this Saturday at 10 am. The topics I would like to cover are: Official plant day (all gardeners and volunteers) Fund raising Acquiring fertilizer Path material Raised beds  Repairs to the irrigation system Please bring something to sit … Continue reading

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Updated Garden Tasks

If you’re at the garden and would like to help here are a few things we could use help with: Water the donation plots and pumpkin patch (hand water at this time – drips not in place yet). 10-15 minutes … Continue reading

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Work Day Calendar Published

2012 Work Day Calendar posted to the Garden Events & Activities page. Please also find the final schedule below. Birch Garden Work Days are scheduled every 3rd Saturday of the month April through September. Start times are as indicated below. … Continue reading

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Planting in Donation Plots

We have the first of the Donation plots almost entirely planted. Check out the diagram below to see what’s growing. We’ll also post at the garden. If you’re at the garden and it hasn’t rained in awhile then please feel … Continue reading

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