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Garden Coordinator, Birch Community Garden at the Salvation Army

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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Upcoming events

Please check out the Events & Activities page for information on a few upcoming Garden Events. The Birch Garden will have a booth at the Broomfield Habitat Fair on Saturday, March 31 as well as at the Frank Shorter Race4Kids … Continue reading

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Work Day Schedule Posted

View the 2012 Work Day schedule here.Workdays are scheduled on the third Saturday of each month, April through September. All gardeners are asked to donate four hours each month to the garden. So, please plan to spend two additional hours … Continue reading

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Successful Work Day!

Thanks to everyone who came out for our first work day of the season. We are so excited to have so many enthusiastic gardeners this year!

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St. Patrick’s Day Work Day

Happy St. Patty’s Day everyone! Our first work day of the season will be this Saturday, March 17 beginning at 10 am. We’ll start the day with a quick  meeting for gardeners after which we’ll get into the business of … Continue reading

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Kick Off Meeting – this weekend

Just a reminder that our 2010 Birch Garden Kick Off Meeting is this Saturday, February 25 beginning at 9:30 AM. We’ll meet in the Eisenhower Room at the Mamie Dowd Eisenhower Library. If you’re unable to attend but are interested … Continue reading

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New Year’s News at the Garden

Happy New Year Birch Gardeners! Believe it or not garden season will be here soon and we’ve just started plans for the 2012 season. We’re hoping for a bit of a facelift at the garden in 2012 and want this … Continue reading

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