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New Member Orientation Meeting

The meeting to register new members, review guidelines and collect fees will be held on Tuesday, March 15 at 7PM at the Maplewood Civic House, 124 Dunnell Road. The fees for the season are $75, including a $25 deposit, refundable … Continue reading

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Start Seeds for Cauliflower

March 5th is the time to start your cauliflower seeds indoors for a harvest around June 20th.

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Sign-ups for the 2011 Maplewood Community Garden

Sign-ups for the 2011 Maplewood Community Garden will take place on the following dates: Friday February 25th 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Maplewood Town Hall, 120 Valley Street Monday February 28th 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM, Maplewood Town Hall, 120 … Continue reading

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Start Seeds for Broccoli, Cabbage and Lettuce

February 19, is the date to start seeds indoors for a harvest around June 11th.

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Fall Gardening/Winter Preparation

Timing is very important for a successful fall/early winter garden since cold sensitive crops must be planted in time to mature before cold weather slows and stops growth. Cool season crops need to be planted late enough to avoid the heat but early enough to withstand the first frosts of the season. Continue reading

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Fall garden clean-up day

The garden winterization work-day has been scheduled for October 30, and October 31, 2010. Each member will be responsible for clearing their plot, and general winterization of the garden. Your $25 deposit will be refunded on that day.

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Children’s Event at the Garden

We’ll be decorating the gate posts, birdhouses and making a sign. Come join us at 8:30-9: 30 AM Tuesday morning (Jul 27)!

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Food donations to food pantries

This first round of this season’s produce is ready to harvest. All produce that’s been harvested from the Community plots will be donated to both Our Lady of Sorrows and St. Joseph’s Church in Maplewood. We encourage everyone with excess … Continue reading

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MCG Opening Day

The Community Garden is officially open! Congratulations to all! On one of the hottest days of the year (so far)  we completed a really big feat – transforming an empty lot to one that has 30 constructed garden beds, ready … Continue reading

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Spring Garden setup day

The revised spring work day will be held on May 1, 2010 at the Community Garden, which will be located behind the Municipal Building next to the greenhouses.

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