Farewell to Goats

Farewell to Goats

Our summer goat guests, Danny and Doggy, have rejoined their herd at Goat’s Pride Dairy. We’ve enjoyed their company during this growing season and are grateful for the work they’ve done to keep blackberry vines under control at the garden. Their owner was happy with...
Goats 2017

Goats 2017

Danearys and Dogwood have arrived at the community garden for their summer vacation. Actually, they are here to work hard at eating the blackberry leaves along the north hillside of the garden. Goats do a terrific job of keeping blackberry brambles under control....
Herb Garden Work Bee

Herb Garden Work Bee

We sure had a good turn out for our Annual Herb Garden Work Bee on Saturday, May 13, between rain clouds. It shows! Thanks to all. Since then we have spruced it up even more. We replaced the rosemary which sadly couldn’t survive the cold winter, and trimmed back the...
2017 Spring Registration

2017 Spring Registration

New members and previous members who missed the 2016 fall registration are invited to sign up for a plot on Saturday, April 8 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Abbotsford Community Garden greenhouse. A brief orientation session for new gardens will be held at 1:15...

Garden Gallery

All season long, we have enjoyed seeing the success of Abbotsford Community Garden members’ efforts. We’ve celebrated by posting some photos to our FaceBook page. In case you didn’t catch them there, here is a gallery to enjoy and also here is the...
Food Bank

Food Bank

Did you know that Abbotsford Community Garden members regularly donate to the local food bank? Every Tuesday and Thursday morning, garden volunteers pack up and deliver our donations of fresh vegetables. The donation container is ready to be filled –...
2016 Goats Have Arrived

2016 Goats Have Arrived

Our new goats have arrived. This year our goats are part La Mancha in their heritage, which gives them those cute little ears and their placid and happy temperament. Their names are Dark (the white one), and Day (the black one). They are sisters, born January 7, 2016,...
All Plots are Rented

All Plots are Rented

Plot registration for new members took place after the ACG annual general meeting on March 5. With a lineup of eager gardeners, the twenty-two available plots were all rented within half an hour. Our garden is managed entirely by volunteers, so we do not keep an...
Board of Directors Service Opportunities

Board of Directors Service Opportunities

Board of Director Positions Most of these positions take more than the required 6 hours of work in-kind hours but the service can be very rewarding. An amiable attitude, positive communication abilities, and some organizational skills are as asset. Most of the...
Mower and Weedeater Safety

Mower and Weedeater Safety

Volunteers on the lawn care team take responsibility for ensuring that our paths are mowed and garden plots are edged. They make the garden a much more pleasant place to visit. If we had to slog through long grass or pull the ever-creeping buttercups out by hand, we...