Thursday, January 31, 2013

Sad news for FCGA

We have some unfortunate news for the FCGA community. I just received notice that the owner of our garden property has new plans for his property, deciding not to renew our lease this year.

The good news is with your help, passion and dedication, the FCGA has grown considerably, and in many ways has truly outgrown our current location. This is a golden opportunity to move to a larger location, preferably with more sun and less mosquitoes! We are currently searching for our new location, still in the downtown Frederick area. If anyone has any specific ideas, we would be very excited to hear them, your input is very important. Specifically, all we need is a large piece of land in downtown Frederick (grass, dirt or even concrete!), a supportive property owner and we will make everything else work around that.

If you have any tools, structures, perennial plants or other personal items in the garden, please pick them up by the end of February. We have a few membership applications already, I'm going to hold onto the applications and the checks until we have a better outlook on our new location and growing season!

I am going to be storing everything that is currently in the garden shed, as well as the smaller rain barrels, in my garage for the time being. Brad has generously offered to move the larger rain barrel to our new location once it is found.

I wanted to say thank you to all those that made this garden such a happy little community over the past few years. I really enjoy being a part of it and am extremely excited for this next phase of the garden’s growth!

We will be talking to property owners over the next several weeks so please forward any location suggestions you have as soon as possible, we have a growing season fast approaching and I can't wait to get my hands in the dirt!

I will keep everyone up to date on the progress of our new home!

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Time to Fill Out a Membership Form

Ready to start thinking about those juicy tomatoes, crisp lettuce and sweet peppers? It's time to fill out the application for a FCGA plot! Please visit the Membership Forms link above to access all the information needed to be a member.

Still unsure whether or not you would like to join the Garden? Come to our informational meeting to ask questions, get information and talk to other gardeners. Here is the information:

Monday, September 17, 2012

A Plot Through The Season

FCGA members, Kyle and Heather, took pictures throughout the season of the progress of their plot.
Here is the finished product of their seasonal project.

Their plot looks great and, even more impressive, it was all planted from seed! It's enough to make you wish it was Spring again!