Flood Relief Plant and Seed Donation

Flood Relief Plant and Seed Donation

The following video was created by Shirley Tam as a heartfelt response to the donation of many varieties of seeds by BC Council of Garden Clubs and a truckload of bedding plants by Van Belle Nursery. So many happy gardeners! “The Abbotsford Community Garden is...
The Restoration Begins

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...
After the Flood

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.

Flooding 2021

Flooding 2021

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

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...