Holidays At The Dunbar Garden

Hello fellow gardeners,

Winter has befallen the Dunbar Community Garden––frost cloaks the kale leaves, and beneath a layer of crispy mulch, next year's garlic prepares to send up its hardy shoots.

Here are a few notes from the year that was, and some updates on the coming season:

NEXT YEAR

The registration process for 2016 will be the same as the previous spring, and, as always, returning gardeners will hold onto the same beds. Look for an email early next year with further details.

Please encourage any friends or neighbours to contact me about joining the garden for 2016. There will be space available!

BEDS TO REST

If you haven't already, please clean out any green waste (re: dead plants) from your beds to avoid rot. Greens go in the box in the southeast corner of the garden.

WE HAVE A WINNER!

It was a tough choice, but we have selected a winning photograph in our First Annual Photo Contest. This photograph was sent to us by Sharyn, a gardener at the Hastings North Community Garden. Here's what the judges had to say:

"Sunflowers tower above a future green thumb, radiating in the warm fall light. How can you not love this image?"

Congratulations to our two runners-up, Angie and Marline, from the Southeast False Creek Community Garden.

Thanks to all those who participated!

Happy Holidays and see you in 2016,

Adrick

Garden Manager garden@shiftinggrowth.com shiftinggrowth.com

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