Community Garden

A Ministry of St. Patrick

Community Garden

This Annual project, will provide parishioners of all ages an opportunity to work together towards an important goal… providing parishioners in need with fresh vegetables. The objective of this project is to create an inter-generational bond within the parish, as groups, families, and students work together for the greater good of our community.

Project Details

Where will the garden be?  25 foot by 25 foot plot east of Country Fest Shed

Major Projects: Help Needed!

Fence  Great News…We have a Scout who would like to do the fence for his EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT!!!

Installation of Sand Point/Spigot, etc.

Tilling

Fertilize/Weed prevention

Timeline: 

May 

When frost is out,  begin preparation of the soil

Treat area with Round Up

Till Soil

Test Soil and Fertilize

Build fence

Install sandpoint/install pump

Planting begins (after Memorial Day)

Assign sprinkling to volunteers (May through Sept.)

June -Aug. 

Assign crews for weeding (we will utilize grass clippings/newspaper/and/ or straw to minimize weed growth)

Aug.- Sept.

Harvest and Donate

Encourage parishioners with excess in their gardens to donate to this project

What will be planted:

Carrots

Potatoes

Onions

Beans

Peas

Squash

Zucchini

Materials

Watch the bulletin, the kiosk, and this web page for a needs list of materials for this project.

 

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Ministry Stats


Ministry Leader: Kerri Rooney
Staff Contact: Kerri Rooney


Age Groups: Children, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Ministry Category: Outreach


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