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New Member Orientation February 27th

 

Come one, come ALL!
Festival Beach Community Garden is hosting an Open Orientation on Wednesday February 27th at 5:30pm. Help us spread the word!!

Festival Beach Community Garden

35 Waller Street, Austin, Texas 78702

Plot rentals are given on a first come first serve basis. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the Garden Rules first. Gardening is fun and rewarding but requires hard work and commitment. Plot sizes are approximately 10′ x 20′ and are limited to one per household. If you do not think you will have the time or energy, consider sharing a plot with a friend or neighbor!

Requirements

To be eligible you must first fill out the following forms:

Please bring a check or plan to pay for your plot fee on line – $50 for 2019

 

We hope you can join us!

Email: orientation@festivalbeachgarden.org with any questions.

 

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It’s My Park Day Spring 2019 at Festival Beach Community Garden

 

 

 

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Festival Beach Community Garden 

With all the development happening in the city, we want to provide habitat spaces in our garden. With your help we will be creating a healthy ecological environment we all can be happy to live in. Please come out and join us create a space that we deserve.
Please wear close toed shoes, hat, and long sleeve shirts so you do not get any reaction to dirt or plants materials.
We will provide gloves and water but encourage you to bring your own water bottle.

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Here’s what we’ve got planned:
  • Cleaning and mulching large tree in the garden
  • Weeding and mulching Orchard fruit trees.
  • Weeding, amending soil for preparation of spring planting.
  • Clearing, trimming and planting native plants in our Filtration Swales.
  • Preparing our Rain Garden for with pollinating flower to attract bees and butterfly.
  • Mulching pathways in our Communal Garden.
  • Planting new Asparagus Crowns.
  • Painting table and chairs.
  • Removal of some trash and small branches / sticks.

We will end our event with some food(pot Luck) and non-alcoholic beverages and with new friends.

 

 

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New Garden Member Orientation January 30th

 

Come one, come ALL!
Festival Beach Community Garden is hosting an Open Orientation on Wednesday January 30th at 5:30pm. Help us spread the word!!

Festival Beach Community Garden

35 Waller Street, Austin, Texas 78702

Plot rentals are given on a first come first serve basis. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the Garden Rules first. Gardening is fun and rewarding but requires hard work and commitment. Plot sizes are approximately 10′ x 20′ and are limited to one per household. If you do not think you will have the time or energy, consider sharing a plot with a friend or neighbor!

Requirements

To be eligible you must first fill out the following forms:

Please bring a check or plan to pay for your plot fee on line – $50 for 2019

 

We hope you can join us!

Email: orientation@festivalbeachgarden.org with any questions.

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Festival Beach March Workday and Plant Sale: Saturday March 11, 2017

Please plan on joining fellow gardeners for this month’s Workday. Projects include:

-take apart a raised bed

-weed/clean up other raised beds and compost

-weed and mulch wildlife habitat areas

-weed and compost asparagus beds

-help herb team weed paths and beds

As an additional treat, join Herbalist Ginger Webb to learn about the medicinal use of plants from 9:30-10:30am.

The plant sale will be from 9-noon selling tomatoes, herbs and greens.

We will also have some recruiting efforts for open gardening leadership positions.

See you tomorrow at Festival Beach!

 

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FBCG: It’s My Park Day Saturday, March 4, 2017 9-12 Register Today!

Ready to be part of a city wide effort to maintain our city’s parks? For the 15th year, Austin Parks Foundation is hosting It’s My Park Day on Saturday March 4th. As part of this great event, we’re hosting a park project at Festival Beach Community Garden from 9 am to 12 pm. We’ll be working on path maintenance, removing invasives, and mulching trees and we need your help!  Volunteer registration is open and we’d love for you to join us. Register online today at GivePulse.  You must register online in order to receive a free t-shirt and other goodies.  Plus, we’ll have coffee from Texas Coffee Traders and snacks from Wheatsville!   Spend a lovely Saturday morning in the garden plus you’ll get your work hours in and meet new people.

Thanks,

Katie