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.

Amending Your Soil

Amending Your Soil

From time to time the Abbotsford Community Garden makes compost available to members who wish to use it. As a plot holder you are not obliged to use these products. You are free to bring your own amendments (following the requirements in the garden agreement).

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.

New Members

New Members

Becoming a Member at the Abbotsford Community Garden in 2021 – after a year of quarantine, the Abbotsford Community Garden is pleased to once again welcome new members. Online registration took place during the last half of March, 2021.

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.

COVID-19 Measures

COVID-19 Measures

Losing the ability to grow fresh vegetables, as well as the mental and physical benefits of working outside in the soil, would have felt like quite a hardship, so we are thankful that we can continue to garden our plots at the Abbotsford Community Garden. However,...
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...
Winter Gardening

Winter Gardening

A community gardener who has retained their plot for next year gets a wonderful bonus. It’s called winter gardening. Here in the Pacific Northwest, with a little forethought, we can grow a great deal of food between the end of September and the beginning of...