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2019 Gardens Summit Success

The 2019 Gardens Network Summit, “Connecting Values,” took place on Saturday, February 16th at Badger Rock Neighborhood Center.  It was a day filled with delicious food from Kipp’s Kitchen, entertaining music by Dark of the Moon Contra-Band, great conversations, dynamic group processing, engaging educational…

Gardens Network Summit Registration Closes FRIDAY!

Don’t Miss Out!  The 2019 Gardens Network Summit, “Connecting Values” promises to be a great event!  Registration will be closing Friday, February 8th. What:  A full day of interactive workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities for gardeners and garden leaders When: Saturday, February 16th 9am…

2019 Registration Materials

The 2019 registration materials have been updated and are available on the gardens website. Here is the link: https://danegardens.net/coordinate-a-garden/ Please make sure you use this year’s demographics form as it has updated to reflect the most recent income guideline. If you have any questions, please…

2019 Gardens Summit!

Have you registered for the annual gardens summit? If not, don’t forget to do so as the early bird registration fee will be ending on January 15th; it’s only $8.00! After the 15th, registration fee will jump to $12.00 per person. The deadline for…

Water shut off date for the season

Dear All, We have received notice that water will be shut off starting Monday, October 8th for all community gardens in parks. If your community garden is not in parks, please call Amy Jones, Water Utility Operations Clerk, at 608-266-4647 or email ajones@madisonwater.org to…

Food Safety for Flooded Gardens

A number of Dane County Community Gardens are impacted by the recent flooding.  Gardeners should use caution when harvesting produce from flooded gardens and follow food safety guidelines. The following guidelines come from Dane County UW Extension. Guidelines for Consuming Late Season Produce Exposed…

Pollinator Workshops

The Friends of Silverwood Park are offer two workshops in August for people who want to learn to cultivate pollinator habitat as they grow other things. The Xerxes Institute and NRCS are helping teach the workshops! Tuesday, August 14th 9:30am to 4:30pm: Edgerton Library…