Table gardening

"Squash & Friends"

 

Garden location

109 Kipling Court, Sudbury. The Garden is dedicated to sharing produce and the interconnectedness between cultural groups and all living things.


Type of garden

We offer a mixed gardening experience. The Garden primarily grows produce to share with neighbourhoods.


Configuration

  • Garden area is protected with chain link fencing.
  • 4’ x 8’ plots: fresh produce grown by youth participants for citizens in need
  • 4’ x 4’ plots: private gardeners, $20 seasonal donation
  • 8’ x 16’ in-ground bed: "Squash and Friends" garden (squash & beans)
  • 4’ x 16’ in-ground bed: "The Potato Box" garden
  • Table-height boxes: accessible garden box, entrance and pathway.

Cost to participate

  • Your donations provide supplies and support our Benevolent Produce Sharing Program.
  • 4’ x 4’ plot: private gardeners, $20
  • 4’ x 8’ plot: private gardeners, $40
  • Community Sponsorships: $100 per garden. Please contact Paulette for details.
  • No cost to community volunteers (i.e. the many non-gardeners who give of their time to tend the Garden).
  • We welcome new gardeners, volunteers and 4-H youth members!

Amenities

  • Coming in 2021...irrigation system!
  • Water tap with industrial hose & watering system
  • Rain barrels with watering cans
  • Picnic table; benches and extra chairs
  • No chemical gardening (no spraying); mainly organic and/or heritage seeds; untreated seedlings; as “organic” as possible.

Amenities in Westmount Park

  • Access to community centre for hall bookings (based on current regulations).
  • Splash pad
  • Play centre, swings, and benches
  • Outdoor adult fitness equipment
  • Walking paths

Thank you to our generous supporters!
"Friends of the 4-H Garden"

  • Sudbury Clever Clovers 4-H Club
  • Individual community volunteers
  • 4-H Canada
  • Sudbury Community Garden Network
  • Greater Sudbury
  • Farm Credit Canada
  • Canadian Tire New Sudbury
  • DeSimone Foot & Ankle Centre
  • Equipment North
  • Nickel Lodge No. 427
  • RBC Grant Program
  • Sudbury Credit Union
  • Ward 8 Community Action Network (CAN)

Contact

Name: Paulette Macdonald
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 705-524-7980
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/235019450194431/
Website: http://ward8sudbury.ca/