This chart below is based on the weather in Southeast Pennsylvania, so it includes Conshohocken Community Garden. Notice that yellow means plant seeds outdoors or transplant plants outdoors and green means harvest. If there is orange, they suggest to start from seedlings grown indoors (or buy seedlings). We have grown plenty of things successfully from... Continue Reading →
Here's the Second edition of our CCG Newsletter! In lieu of our garden emails and gatherings, we hope to bring you important information and useful tips.
We had the pleasure of hosting Holly and Pam, judges for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) 2019 Gardening Contest. Enjoy this gallery of their visit and the wonderful things growing in the garden.
In the Winter, not long after our seasonal hose removal and water shut-off, we had an unpleasant surprise. Our fellow gardener Desmond notified us that water was leaking out of our main hydrant. Nicole, CCG Co-Chair, took immediate action and contacted the borough Public Works to shut off our main water line. Fortunately, the leak... Continue Reading →
We had our first Community Work Day of 2019 and it was a tremendous success. Look below at all of the amazing projects that garden members finished as part of our Spring Clean Up. (We forgot to take "before" photos. 🤦♂️) Carol made a new garden sign using herbs grown in the garden.The front planters... Continue Reading →
This winter has been pretty brutal so far, but warmer temperatures and warmer soil are only a couple months away. I know some of you are are already planning your plots and dreaming of fresh-picked vegetables. Garden Social Jan 25 6 PM at Great American Pub Current and interested gardeners: Join us Thursday, Jan 25th at... Continue Reading →
This post is all about the joy and productivity of growing wonderful, delicious vegetables through the Fall season. While the concepts in this post hold true for anywhere, the specifics apply to the greater Philadelphia area, USDA Hardiness Zone 7A (which includes Conshohocken). Why is this a great time to grow? Because leafy greens and... Continue Reading →
Kick-off PARTY TIME! Sunday May 7, 2017 Our annual garden kick off party will be SUNDAY, MAY 7TH at 5 pm at the garden. Come socialize with fellow garden members, share tips, make a friend. Bring a dish to share and BYO your beverages. Water, lemonade, plates, utensils, and napkins will be provided. Get plants... Continue Reading →
Click the title of this post for more photos! Thanks to the handful of members who braved the weather - we accomplished quite a lot and had a joyful (and wet) social time afterwards. There is still more to be done so we are planning another workday for this upcoming weekend (April 29/30) stay tuned.
We will be kicking off the garden season this year on Earth Day! Please join us as we get our beautiful garden up and running for the season. EARTH DAY WORK DAY! When: Saturday April 22ndTime: 9 - 2 pmWhere: Conshohocken Community Garden **Refreshments Provided** We have segmented the day into three projects - there is a job for... Continue Reading →
Conshohocken Community Garden has a fig tree that is shared by all. We have been fortunate to get a great yield from the tree even though the tree is only 4 years old. Figs are such a wonderful food. Our tree allows us to have fresh-picked figs every year. Since we live in a colder-weather climate,... Continue Reading →
April showers bring May flowers....and lots of vegetables. And April is time to get some seeds in the ground. If any new, inexperienced, or even experienced Conshohocken Community gardeners want some advice about prepping or planting, or have any questions, please complete Contact Us. We are happy to answer any questions, and if you would like a more... Continue Reading →
I am pleased to present to you the official 2017 Conshohocken Community Garden flier. Click the header to see the flier. It is a fresh and bold look from previous years' fliers. If you would like a pdf version to print, post, share, or collect, it is here: CCG 2017 Flyer Sincere thank you to... Continue Reading →
Great meeting last night. Thanks to all who attended. * * * Please put this on your calendar and plan to attend. The next meeting of Conshohocken Community Garden is: Monday March 27, 2017 at 7 PMGreat American Pub123 Fayette Street All returning gardeners and new gardeners are encouraged to attend. If you have not... Continue Reading →
Although March has given us some great days and a current cold spell, the first half of March is the time to get your garden plot ready for a productive and healthy spring, summer, and fall. We are often asked, "What should I be doing right now?" The answer is: Clear your plot of any... Continue Reading →
Great meeting last night. We made solid decisions with votes of the membership. The meeting was well attended. Thank you all who came last night. * * * The first 2017 meeting of Conshohocken Community Garden is: Monday, Feb. 27th at 7:15 p.m.Community Center at the Fellowship House6th & Harry Streets All returning gardeners are encouraged... Continue Reading →