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Green plots are avaliable as of 4-4-2018 

Fill out this form and bring into the library Community Garden Plot Registration


Community Garden 2018
Bridgman Community Garden Handbook (2018)
Community Garden Plot Registration (2018)

Garden 4x8 plot!

The cost for a garden plot is $10. After March 1, plots will be available to the general public on a first come, first served basis.

Events:

  • Workshop: "Downsizing and Simplifying Your Garden Over the Years." Tuesday, April 17, at Harbert Community Church in Sawyer at 1 p.m.

  • Organizational Meeting on April 28 at 10:30am. @ Community Room

  • Work Day Saturday 28th 11:00-1pm (after Organizational Meeting)

  • Community Garden Potluck Dinner on Sept. 17 at 6pm @ Community Room

Useful Links:

Community Garden Plot Registration (2018) We still have more than 15 plots available for purchase at $10 for each 4x8 plot!

Bridgman library Community Garden website http://www.bridgmanlibrary.com/communitygarden.asp

BPL Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/BridgmanLibraryCommunityGarden/

 

More details on events:

  • The program for the April meeting of the River Valley Garden Club will be "Downsizing and Simplifying Your Garden Over the Years."  The speaker, Karen Sierzega has been a business owner for 20 years, specializing in design, planting and maintenance of beautiful gardens and landscapes. Her expertise is in design using all types of plants especially ornamental trees, shrubs and perennials. As an aging Baby Boomer, she is learning to downsize her work accordingly. The meeting will be held Tuesday, April 17 at Harbert Community Church in Sawyer beginning with a social time and business meeting at 1 p.m.  Ms. Sierzega will begin her presentation about 2 p.m. Membership in the River Valley Garden Club is open to all.  If you would like further information, contact Elizabeth Palulis, evpalulis@yahoo.com269-426-3513.

  • Organizational Meeting on April 28 at 10:30am. We will talk about the coming year, sign up for weeding and mowing, hand out the handbook, and answer questions about the garden.

  • Work Day on April 28, 11:00 am-1:00pm. All Gardeners are encouraged to come and help prepare the garden for spring planting. We will be weeding all beds, putting more dirt/compost into low beds, and cleaning up the compost area. The garden has some tools and gloves, but if you can, please bring shovels, wheelbarrows, small hand tools, or a rototiller.

  • Community Garden Potluck Dinner on Sept. 17 at 6pm. Gardeners, celebrate the end of another great season with the annual garden potluck dinner. Bring a dish to pass. If you want to keep your plot for another season, you can reserve it at the potluck.