Garden Shed Makeover

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Amy, Jessica, Christina, Sarah, Kamilla, and Bernice B of the SW Gardens team invested leftover Home Depot funds and spent the morning of Saturday Aug 24th giving the tool shed a makeover. 

Now the SW Gardens is poised to take on Autumn with an organized, state-of-the-art shed supplied with Fiskar’s and Home Depot gardening tools.

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Basil Harvest

August 11th at 4-5pm will go down as an important day in SW Community Gardens history as it was our first harvest ever. We harvested our several basil leaves and came away with 1.4 lbs of basil, which was distributed amongst the 8 volunteers who came to help with the harvest. 

We look forward to continued basil harvests, likely in a week or two, as basil grows quick. For those looking to get creative with your basil, check out Basil Bonanza hosted by our friends at City Blossoms, to be held at 1480 Girard Street NW Friday August 16th 6-8:30pm. 

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We built a garden. Let’s celebrate!

Thanks to everyone for a successful build day! We built a garden!

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As we plan our next steps, let’s take some time to celebrate how much we’ve accomplished thus far. Please join your fellow gardeners and neighbors this Sunday!

Location: The Garden (1098 Delaware Ave SW)
Date: Sunday, Aug 4
Time: 3pm – 5pm

Some people will be bringing small treats to share. Feel free to bring something!