Coffee, Donuts, Neighbors (and Weeding): Fall Community Garden Cleanup, 10/6

We have had a truly amazing third growing season at Arsenal Park. From the 21 garden beds bursting with life to our second annual neighborhood garden tour to our weekly by-donation yoga in the garden classes to our amazing spring seedling sale to the monarch caterpillars who found a home in our milkweed plants this summer, it has really been a great year.

And now we are reaching out for your help: join us for our fall garden cleanup! Just two hours of your time will make a HUGE difference at the garden so we’re ready to plant again next spring. We’ll have coffee, donuts, and a lot of fun.

WHAT: Fall Garden Cleanup

WHEN: Sat., October 6, 10am-noon

WHERE: Keystone-Monon Community Garden at Arsenal Park, 1400 E. 46th St.

WHO: YOU! All are welcome – we will have different projects for all age ranges.

WHAT TO BRING: Yourself, your friends, a water bottle, and some garden gloves and digging/weeding tools if you have them

We’ll see you there!

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Community Garden Work Day: Mulch Moving and Garden Prep, 3/12

The Keystone-Monon Community Garden’s first community-wide garden work day is this Saturday, March 12, from 10 am-2 pm, and we need your help!

WHAT: Mulch Moving Day! Learn how to cover sheets of cardboard with mulch throughout the garden area to suppress grass and weeds. Mulch will be located on the west side of the park at 46th and Haverford, and we need help moving mulch by wheelbarrow to the garden, located south of the picnic shelter.

WHEN: Saturday, March 12, 10 am-2 pm (or whenever the work is complete) – Join us for as long as you are able! If needed, we may finish up work on Sunday.

WHERE: Arsenal Park, located at 46th and Haverford, west side parking area

WHAT TO BRING: If you have a wheelbarrow, shovels, rakes, or pitchforks, please bring them. Otherwise, just bring yourself, comfortable work shoes, and a full water bottle. Dress for the weather.

WHO: YOU! Be a part of creating Indy’s newest community garden!

 

If you are able to attend, please let us know at KMCommunityGarden@gmail.com. Also, let us know if you have a wheelbarrow or tools you can bring!

Invite your neighbors and friends – we need YOU to put the “community” in “community garden.”

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