Recently planted: papayas, Strawberry tree, pineapple patch, Sri Lankan gooseberry, passionfruit, chocolate sapote Where Joanne and Jill have been feeding cardboard under the fence to stop the grass from creeping in, mulch should be used to cover the cardboard as the soil is full of weed seeds and it would defeat the purpose to spread … Continue reading November Garden Club meeting ABCFG summary
October 28th, 2020 Current availability of raised beds at the Apollo Beach Community Forest Garden
Keep adding mulch around the beds and walking paths, this is where we have the most foot traffic and where mulch gets compressed the most.Keep weeding areas around the raised beds and laying mulch and cardboard again. Overlap cardboard pieces so grass does not grow through. If you have questions ask Jill Conson, she has … Continue reading Volunteer tasks for September 2020 and on!
Dear Apollo Beach Community Forest Garden members,After our Open House event last week many new community members have rented plots and become part of the exciting endeavor of the AB Community Garden. Thank you!We have some general information for you. Please visit the Community Garden Forum on the Club's website for updates and volunteer tasks as well as useful information … Continue reading Welcome to the Apollo Beach Community Forest Garden! First steps
As of September this is the current raised bed lease map.Beds A2, E4 and F2 as well as all the table beds (G1-G6) are still available.Happy gardening!
At the Apollo Beach Garden Club and Community Forest Garden we are all about Community. This means supporting local businesses which in time benefits the local community and you! Many businesses have been affected by the pandemic. We know many of you are getting ready to plant your fall gardens. Why not respond to this … Continue reading Support local nurseries and get your veggie garden going!
The community garden currently needs work in the following areas. Keep adding mulch around the ADA Beds and entrance area, this is where we have the most foot traffic and where mulch gets compressed the most. In the small triangular space in front of the banana circle and next to the future meeting space weeds … Continue reading August-September volunteer tasks
Updates In the past week the Community Garden members together with volunteers finished covering the beds that have not yet been leased to avoid any grasses growing in them.The soil on the south side has been moved and the space where the cement slab for the meeting space will be installed by the County has … Continue reading A few updates and reminders for August
Something odd, something fun, something new. This is the Apollo Beach Garden Club. We recently just turned a year old. Our diverse plant group was created with good intentions aimed at educating, inspiring and teaching by example. We are based out of Apollo Beach, Florida, and focus on the three E's. What are the three … Continue reading It’s Happening…