NFS Garden Club
The NFS Garden Club is in charge of the NFS gardens and teaching our children about healthy foods and where they come from.
We are excited to report that our new garden shed will be coming from the high school soon! And exciting news about the donation & installation of our NFS Garden Fence for our raised bed garden coming this spring thanks to Greg Morneault & Four Season Fence. Our NFS Garden club members are GROWING and anyone who would like to join in and help grow our NFS Garden together can please contact Kim Kumph or Sara Zoe Patterson.
April 19, 2017
Our brand new shed is coming. The shed is 10 x 12 and will will need a fork lift & a flatbed truck to lift & deliver. At this point, we think we are all set on the deliver, but may need to reach out if it does not work out. We have an email message in to Ken Linchey who will help us prep the site for the shed and will get us the dig safe permit we’ll need before we start any site work.
We need to have the shed in place before the NEW GARDEN FENCE is installed. Thanks to Greg Morneault and Four Season Fence who have very generously agreed to donate & install our NFS Garden Fence for our raised bed garden! This is fantastic!! Thank you Greg!!
I was doing a little digging this morning and wanted to send you a couple of photos… Our raised bed site is still pretty soggy, the back corner is the worst. It WILL dry out eventually!
While we are waiting for the shed site prep, I think the first thing we will want to do is to dig the remaining loam pile and distribute the soil among the raised beds. I did the closest bed today (mostly because it was the driest and I could get the wheelbarrow in without getting stuck). Happy to try and coordinate a day this week or next week over vacation to have Garden Club families get involved in this project. We could do a clean up and loam distributing couple of hours… or if you find you have a little time and want to go shovel a wheelbarrow or two of loam, please feel free to do that as well. This is an NFS Community Garden where we hope everyone will feel part of what is happening in our gardens! Let me know if we want to try and schedule a day to try and get together as a group. I can throw a date and time out for vacation week and see who is available to join.
Here are the pics: The compost bins have been moved and the raised bed that was over by itself has been moved to be with the other raised beds (the soil still needs to be moved). Also exciting new… Sara Zoe just informed me that NFS Garden Club just got a donation of cabbage seedlings.
We’ll reach out and see what teachers and classrooms might be interested in planting these this week before vacation. (I’m thinking front beds and the bed that I added the loam to today)… Sara Zoe said there were many plants that were given to us! If anyone is available during school hours to assist the teachers please let me know.