At the Garden
In Appreciation of Our Supporters
We are grateful for the people and organizations who have supported the Abbotsford Community Garden throughout the recovery process after the devastating flood last winter. An Appreciation Coffee Morning was held on...
New Tool Storage
Thanks to garden volunteers, we now have a storage shed and our tools will no longer have to be left outside. It was very much a team effort: finding the shed transporting the shed to gardenbuilding the padcleaning the shed reassembling the shed on site
The Restoration Begins
The Abbotsford Community Garden has obtained a Temporary Right to Enter and Clean Up lease from the City of Abbotsford and members have been eagerly volunteering to join the clean-up teams. Volunteers are only allowed to enter the garden as supervised teams. All...
ACG Update to Members
What has happened • What we know • Photos from the garden site to demonstrate the damage and the challenges we face • New issues arising with the City of Abbotsford. Here are the PowerPoint slides presented at a meeting hosted online by the ACG Board for the membership
After the Flood
If you’ve peered through the fence at the aftermath of the flooding, you know that our beautiful community garden is almost unrecognizable. Many frames and structures were washed out of place; some were tossed about and upended.
Record rainfall has caused flooding, road and highway closures, and evacuations in southeast Abbotsford. As a result, the Abbotsford Community Garden is under water. These photos were taken on November 16, 2021.
Insect Science at the Garden
This post is by BC Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries entomologist and garden member Tracy Hueppelsheuser about insect pest research in the community garden. Helpful information about the species being watched for this season.
Guidelines for Pathways
This post helps us understand the garden’s common pathways. Our rules and guidelines keep it a safe and enjoyable place for everyone. Please review them regularly in the Abbotsford Community Garden Agreement Supplement Guide.
Newsletter August 2020
Despite a rocky beginning with Covid-19 and the slow start to summer sunshine, our gardens are now thriving. We are a community even though many of us are strangers to each other. Let’s look out for each other and keep the spirit of harmony and respect.
The Abbotsford Community Garden is a not-for-profit society that operates in co-operation with the City of Abbotsford on land generously made available to us by the city. The community garden is managed by a volunteer board of directors. We depend on the work of these...