At the Garden

Flood Status

Flood Status

The ACG Board is working on plans for clean-up and recovery including how to best remove debris, and assessment of soil conditions. Everyone must stay off the property until further notice. The City will advise us when we can proceed.

Insect Science at the Garden

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

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

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.

Board Volunteers

Board Volunteers

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...

Goatkeeping

Goatkeeping

On the first day of October, we had an unexpected and disturbing incident at the community garden. Some time during the night, the City’s heavy-duty fence on the Angus Campbell Road cul-de-sac was cut to gain access to our goat enclosure. As a result, our goat guests...

Board of Directors 2019

Board of Directors 2019

The Abbotsford Community Garden is a not-for-profit society governed by a volunteer board of directors. Below are the director positions for the 2019-20 year, with terms beginning after the Annual General Meeting. Are you interested in serving on the board? An amiable...

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.

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...