Monday, April 28, 2014


Gardener CQ is looking to share a load of composted manure with other gardeners.

Please email the garden leadership at and we'll relay the message to him if you are interested.

These are the details he sent:

"Free Stable Horse Compost/Mulch
Fully composted 8-12 months, Nutrient rich humus, turned & watered-will not burn your plants or rob nitrogen from soil.

High quality horse manure compost fully composted & complete with red worms

The compost is free, the delivery charge pays for the truck plates / insurance & fuel.

We will deliver 8 cubic yards for $100-150 depending on location.. $75 if local. (value comparable to $300)

Volume: ( 8 c.yds. = 7' x 16' x 2' ) - ( 2 cubic yards is about 1 ton )

Compost for amending soil / rototilling, great for mulching and/or topdressing,
Similar in texture to triple processed playground mulch,
Totally Organic dark brown, crumbly, composted & turned, 8-12 months aged,
Fully composted with no odor other than a slight smell similar to wet dirt/leaves /mulch which vanishes once exposed to sun/air

Call Casey for deliveries show contact info

Free compost/mulch for your garden.

one cubic yard will cover:
40 square feet about 8 inches thick
80 square feet about 4 inches thick
160 square feet about 2 inches thick

Picture of actual material used as mulch, Similar to triple shredded mulch.
Isuzu Dump Truck for deliveries & load of compost. "

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Garden Receives Donation of Garden Supplies

Major Grant Opportunity

The garden has received an offer of gardening equipment from a generous donor who is moving her household and is giving us her gardening tools, etc.

We need a volunteer or two and a vehicle on MAY 6 to pick up the equipment at her storage facility.

Please email the garden at and let us know if you can help.

Grant Opportunity

Lupe Garcia at Neighorspace has forwarded information about a major grant program from Aetna. Grants of $25,000.00 and $50,000.00 are possible as well as smaller amounts.

We need gardeners and friends to help put this application together. The deadline is June 10, 2014.

Read more about it here:

Monday, April 21, 2014

Welcome to the New Howard Area Community Garden Blog

Garden Season Has Begun!!

Please let us know if you will not be returning

If you are a current gardener and are returning, please feel free to get started.

We have received an offer of gardening equipment and more information will be posted as we have it.

We need gardeners to get involved in the maintenance, repair, and fundraising for the Garden, among other things.

Please, please, get involved.

There will be a meeting called soon to collect his year's due and any that didn't get collected last year.

Please also submit postings and photographs to the Blog at