Posts Tagged ‘community gardens’

SPICE UP YOUR GARDEN

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Spice Up Your Garden!

An Ohio State University Extension Urban Agriculture Program Workshop

Saturday, May 8th, 2010 

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Ben Franklin Community Garden

1905 Spring Road in Cleveland

Spice up your garden with a few herbs! Take this opportunity to learn how to grow herbs that will add fresh flavor to your cooking and color to your garden.

All workshops are FREE and open to the public but registration is required. To register please call 216- 429- 8224, or e-mail  key.46@osu.edu

There are several Community Gardens in the Central and Kinsman neighborhoods.  If you’d like more information on starting a community garden in our neighborhood, please contact BBC at 216-341-1455.

The Summer Sprout Program

Monday, March 15th, 2010

The Summer Sprout Program is currently accepting applications for new community gardens.  The program takes place within the City of Cleveland and is focused on nurturing community gardens to grow vegetables.  There are several Summer Sprout gardens in the Central and Kinsman neighborhoods, including E. 35th Street, E. 61st Street at Quincy Avenue, Colfax Road and Marshall Avenue.

 Summer Sprout may provide seeds, starter plants, soil, fertilizer, rototilling and educational resources to gardeners.  In order to apply one must:

  1. Be a resident of Cleveland
  2. Have legal permission to use property to garden in the City of Cleveland
  3. Have at least 5 garden members who are not all related
  4. Be willing to attend educational workshops and donate time back to the Summer Sprout Program

The deadline to submit all materials to the OSU Extension is March 19, 2010.  For more information please contact Jim Thompson, Summer Sprout Program Assistant OSU Cuyahoga County Extension at  216.429.8200 ext. 246.