Tag Archive: gardens

Jun 26

August Rain Barrels Sales End Friday, August 23, 2013

Imagine Grinnell is collaborating with the City of Grinnell and Upcycle Products to sell rain barrels again in August. The 55 gallon Upcycle rain barrels are made from re-cycled food grade barrels and are available in Black, Grey, Blue, or Terra-Cotta.  There are two other options: a 30 gallon Blue Barrel or a 54 gallon Oak Wooden Barrels with a Brass Spigot. …

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May 23

May 25th: Community Garden workshop on succession planting

On Saturday, May 25th, there will be a workshop, Get the most of your harvest: Succession planting, at the Community Garden from 10:30 am — noon. Location: James Miller Park (Lake Nyanza), High Street entrance Community garden workshops combine learning and hands-on demonstration to showcase different gardening techniques and styles. This workshop is free of …

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Apr 09

Fruit Tree Workshop is almost here!

 Imagine Grinnell’s Community Garden is presenting a Fruit Tree Workshop and Info session on Friday, April 12, 2013, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Ahrens Foundation Building. Dr. Patrick O’Malley will explain and demonstrate the fine points of fruit tree pruning and training techniques. In other words, how to get the most fruit off …

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Mar 12

Putting Locally-Grown Food on Our Tables

The Grinnell Area Local Foods Alliance (GALFA) continues its efforts to stimulate awareness and use of locally produced food by individuals and institutions in the Grinnell area. “We see numerous benefits to the consumption of locally produced food, including freshness and superior taste, strengthening the local economy, fostering community ties, increasing food security, and saving …

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