Perry Community Garden
The Community Garden project started in 2010, and has enjoyed great interest and support from members of the community.
The cost to have a plot is very low. The Community Garden
is open to everyone - you need only an interest and desire to garden to
participate. It's goal is provide space to those who would like to use
it! Water is provided.
The Long Plot
long plot was planted with the "three sisters" —corn, beans and
pumpkins. During the last season, Perry's kindergarten made a field trip
to the new Community Garden to see the pumpkins growing, and sixteen
pumpkins were donated to the PCS Elementary School Kindergarten. A cover
crop of oats was planted at the end of the season.
Action: Weeding, Watering and PlantingEach Tuesday night, the "gardeners" met to weed, water, plant and watch the gardens grow!
The project has really benefited from the efforts of many - including the staff of Dr. Field's office, who have helped to keep the scarecrow adequately clothed! A compost pile has already been established for the garden.
Why the garden project? The mission is "to develop a community garden organized and managed by a volunteer group where residents can rent a small plot to grow vegetables and/or flowers."
For more information, contact Dave or Sandy Bojanowski at 585-237-3721.