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Community Garden

“The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies”

(Gertrude Jekyll)

Welcome to the Community Garden webpage.  The Community Garden will make its debut in the Spring of 2014.  It will be located on F-97 across from the Roscommon campus main entrance. Any interested Kirtland community member is welcome to join us.

Visit Kirtland’s Community Garden Facebook page…

https://www.facebook.com/KirtlandCommunityGarden

Kirtland community gardenGarden plot information

Plots will be available on a first come – first served basis.  Click on the link below to download the application.

Kirtland Community Garden Plot application form

2014 Plot Fees:
$10.00 for a 4’ X 12’ ground level plot
$20.00 for a 4’ X 12’ bed with raised sides

Return application with your fees to:

Kirtland Community College Accounting  Department
ADM Building
10775 N. St. Helen Road
Roscommon, MI  48653

 

Wish List

The Community Garden is looking for the following donations to help us “get growing”:
Volunteers/Labor….to help our garden “grow”
Shovels
Rakes
Wood chips
Watering cans
Wheelbarrows
Garden hoses
Twine
Small gardening tools and gloves

Community Garden Newsletters

The Wellness Committee will be presenting a monthly newsletter with ideas, articles, books and resources for gardening.  View our newsletters:

Gardening Resources and Links

  • “Go green and organic by starting your own garden.” Click here for a Detroit Free Press article on organic gardening.
  • Michigan State University – Gardening in Michigan.  Click here for smart gardening ideas.
  • Want to learn about the benefits of sprouting?  Click here for a direct link to Sprout People
  • Find a Farmer’s Market!  Click here to locate a farmer’s market near you.
  • Michigan Gardening Magazine.  Click here for a direct link to the magazine offering great gardening ideas.
  • Michigan Gardener. Click here for access to the organization page.  Sign up for a free email newsletter.

Comments or suggestions about our Community Garden or our webpage? Contact Terry Fasbender at terry.fasbender@kirtland.edu.