A few of our Garden Plotters 2015
Sampling the Soil by UNH
Preparing the Soil
Picking Early Veggies
A Garden Members Rewards-Win
Moultonboro Community Garden Plotters
May 12, the Moultonboro
Community Garden Plotters gather for a pre-planting meeting to
prepare for the Saturday May 24 opening of the planting season.
preparing the soil with proper nutrient treatments, tilling the
soil, setting the fence in place, the name stakes, pathways as
well as a pump well for water.
Manager of the Community School Farm in South Tamworth gave a
talk and showed several varieties of plants that are available
for sale at the Community School Farm and explained soil needs
to best produce health strong plants.
Olivia Saunders of UNH also spoke
of the soil sample taken from the garden area and the best ways
to enhance the nutrients into the soil. Over 30 plotters were
eager to begin their growing season knowing that the 30 X 20
garden plots will be yielding fresh vegetables in short time.
The Moultonborough Community Garden, located at the Lions Club
on Old Route 109, is a self-sustaining resource exclusively
available to help our permanent or seasonal residents,
especially seniors, get more involved in the community. From
working in the garden alongside friends and neighbors to
donating home-grown vegetables to our local hunger-relief
agencies, how you choose to "dig-in" is up to you!
Cultivate and distribute nutritious, inexpensive, and delicious
food to your family, friends and, if you so kindly choose, to
food banks such as "Meals on Wheels" and "Senior Lunch Program".
Get physical activity and work with your hands.
Enjoy time outdoors with your family, friends and neighbors.
Live more sustainably by eating primarily organic and locally
Any resident of
Moultonborough or tax payers of Moultonborough may rent a 30 X
20 plot and plant all the vegetables you can harvest come fall.
Nothing like having your own
freshly grown veggies and flowers.