Please join us for the next Highland Garden Guild meeting. It is tomorrow night, Monday November 11 at 7 pm. The meeting is at the Highland Adult Activity Center in downtown Highland. It will be an exciting meeting with officer elections for the 2013-2014 gardening year, discussions about gardening, and planning for the garden. The Highland Community Garden was an incredible success, thanks … Continue reading the story "Highland Garden Guild Meeting – November 11 – Monday Night 7 pm"
Downtown Highland has a vibrant new area, nestled behind their park-like Township offices. It is our newly established Community Garden! The garden is beautiful. 25 raised beds and additional table beds are growing lush veggies, herbs and flowers. It is a beautiful sight and site! We encourage you to come out & visit. Stop for a bit and look around. Chat … Continue reading the story "Learn in the Community Garden"
There are free veggie gardening seminars Monday evening at 7 pm at the Highland Adult Activity Center, in beautiful, downtown Highland MI (209 N. John Street). The Community Garden is also located there! Classes are open to everyone. Come learn from the garden and the gardeners themselves! There are a lot of passionate people at the garden who want to pass on … Continue reading the story "Free Gardening Seminars on Mondays this Summer!"
The garden is in full swing! Every bed is filled with abundant veggies, herbs, & flowers, tended by LOADS of LOVE! I am proud to be a part of this.
Epsom salts! Composed almost exclusively of magnesium sulfate, epsom salt is intensely rich in these two minerals that are both crucial to healthy plant life. For an effective fertilizer: Mix 1 TBSP per gallon of water, water plants. To use it as a pesticide: Sprinkle on + around plants rendering them foul-tasting to garden pests. MORE TO COME!
Please support our efforts. The Highland Community Garden has several opportunities that allow you to support the garden. It's OK if you don't want to garden. We need volunteer time, materials and funding! Read more here. Feel free to download this PDF and print for your convenience. Your support ensures that we can grow!
Let's Get Ready to Garden! The Highland Community Garden applications are ready and available! Download it here! Raised bed rental will be first come, first served. Bed selection will be by lottery draw. The lottery draw happens Saturday, June 1, 2013 at the Highland Community Garden in downtown Highland. Come be part of the garden! We are so excited to share our knowledge and joy of … Continue reading the story "Garden Applications Available Now!"
On Earth Day, Monday April 22, 2013, members of the Highland Garden Guild, Highland Beautification Committee, Highland Trustees and the community joined together to celebrate the groundbreaking of Highland's first Community Garden! A small but enthusiastic press corps joined us for pictures, thoughts and a shovel-full of dirt. It was a sunny, cool Spring morning and perfect for celebrating community and growing and … Continue reading the story "An Earth Day Groundbreaking!"
The newly formed Highland Garden Guild is dedicated to working with the Highland community toward sustainability. The vision of the Highland Garden Guild is that everyone can sustainably garden. Our mission is to engage all generations to do this with strong community involvement, education, creative gardening opportunities and sustainable living traditions. On March 20, 2013 the Highland Board of Trustees overwhelmingly approved a new Community Garden to be … Continue reading the story "Welcome! Please join us!"