Garden location

109 Kipling Court, Sudbury. Our garden is dedicated to the Sudbury 4-H Club since the youth are the driving force behind this benevolent garden. All citizens in the area are welcome!


Type of garden

We offer a mixed gardening experience with both private plots and benevolent boxes for the soup kitchen and citizens in need.


Configuration

  • Completely fenced in with high chain link fence in previous unused bocce court space
  • 4’ x 8’ plots: fresh produce delivered to the Blue Door Soup Kitchen
  • 4’ x 4’ plots: for private gardeners, $20 seasonal fee
  • 8’ x 16’ in-ground bed: shared harvest
  • 4’ x 16’ in-ground squash bed (cucurbits: squash, zucchini, pumpkin, etc.)
  • Three-compost box system
  • Coming soon: Table-height garden boxes; accessible garden box, entrance and pathway; trellises on boxes for vertical growing; irrigation system

Cost to participate

  • 4’ x 4’ plot: private gardeners, $20
  • 4’ x 8’ plot: private gardeners, $40
  • One garden plot: $100 for Sponsors of Soup Kitchen produce
  • All monies are used directly for the sustainability of the 4-H Garden
  • No cost to community volunteers (non-gardeners)

Amenities

  • Water tap inside garden space with long, industrial hose
  • Rain barrels with watering cans
  • Picnic table with some shade
  • No Chemical Gardening (no spraying); organic and/or heritage seeds; untreated seedlings; as “organic” as possible.
  • Two Benches

Amenities in Westmount Park

  • Access to community centre for hall bookings cost of only $50
  • Splash pad for youth with some park benches
  • Play centre and swings
  • Adult fitness equipment

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

  • Sudbury Clever Clovers 4-H Club
  • 4-H Canada
  • Advantage Physiotherapy
  • Canadian Tire New Sudbury
  • City of Greater Sudbury
  • DeSimone Foot & Ankle Centre
  • Equipment North
  • Farm Credit Canada
  • Foodshed Project / Sudbury Community Garden Network
  • Linda Hachez, Master Gardener
  • Kean’s K-9 Obedience & Behaviour Training
  • Nickel Lodge No. 427
  • RBC Grant Program
  • Diane Soucy
  • Sudbury Credit Union
  • Vale Mining Company
  • 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/