At the Garden

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 link to the ACG...

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 - you'll find it in...

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...

Potato Patch Progress

Potato Patch Progress

by Tracy Hueppelsheuser, Potato Patch Volunteer Lead Our potatoes are growing taller and blooming! Good work, Potato Volunteers, keeping them watered, weeded, and hilled!

Swallowtail Butterfly

Swallowtail Butterfly

photographed and submitted by Tracy Hueppelsheuser, Potato Patch Volunteer Lead (and entomologist) This beautiful visitor to the community garden potato patch is enjoying a drink in the damp soil. Click on the image to the left to get a closer look at the...

Surprise Gift for Mom Event

Surprise Gift for Mom Event

We held our first event especially for children on on May 9, 2015. Children, parents, and grandparents had lots of fun making a Surprise Gift for Mom. They painted ladybug rocks and learned about beneficial insects in garden. They also hand-crafted their very own...

Our Annual Goats Are Here

Our Annual Goats Are Here

Our summer guests have arrived! The Abbotsford Community Garden is the happy host of a pair of young female goats every year. They stay with us for the summer, controlling the blackberries and delighting the children, then rejoin their herd in the fall. A team of...