When temperatures linger above 90 degrees, young tender plants struggle to get enough water and nutrients to the leaves, buds and fruit. Soft fast growing plants need protection from hot afternoon sun so shading on their west side will reduce late day heat stress. Supported row covers, palm fronds, umbrellas, cardboard, bed sheets over hoops,… Continue reading Water and Heat
By the end of 2022, the Chandler / Pass Garden will likely reuse, repurpose, repair & recycle an estimated 100 tons of community discards. Gardens and landscapes are impactful places for recycling and reusing some of California’s 40 million tons of discards generated annually. Burbank for instance, generates some 18,000 tons of landscape clippings annually.… Continue reading Natural Recyclers
If you ever sit still and get that drifting ethereal feeling that life is a miracle, organic gardening is likely braided in your DNA. Today’s organic gardeners sit on the shoulders of giants: from the aboriginal traditions of medicine, food & spirit to our contemporary research that traces nutrients from healthy soil to healthy plants… Continue reading Organics at the Garden
Soil Health: Overview Most people know that sun and water are essential in the success of their gardens. There’s a third, often misunderstood, superstar of successful gardening: good soil. A plant is only as healthy as its roots and their complex relationship to the diverse microbial world in the soil. Roots absorb water and nutrients… Continue reading Soil Study at the Garden
Hi folks, We are having a subcommittee meeting this Saturday 8/6 at the Chandler Pass Site. We’re going to talk volunteers, activities, build outs, approved plans.
Hi friends, Thank you so much for your interest, it’s been so great to have LACGC involved. They’re working on getting us organized into committees, subcommittees etc. If you’re interested in joining a committee, please let us know asap. Current committees: outreach, volunteering, education, events and grant writing. There will be a teen committee that… Continue reading Meetings – Subcommittees and Build Out
Hi folks! The time to sign up for committees is now! As you may have already read, we’re moving our crew to the Chandler/Pass Garden. If you’re interested in chairing, co-chairing, or joining a committee please sign up here: Committee LINK It is super IMPORTANT that you fill out everything meticulously, please include your email… Continue reading Committee Sign Up!
Hello folks, What a surprising weekend it’s been! First, I’d like to personally thank everyone involved. There were so many people who showed up, far surpassing our expectations of what we could accomplish in Burbank in terms of diversity: age, income, race. This is what people power is all about! There was a collective sadness… Continue reading Community Garden Updates – June 2021
Please fill out this google survey to share your thoughts on what the garden will mean to you. It’s so important that as we move forward, we’re able to continue the process of making everyone feel heard. Please take a moment to fill this survey out and share your thoughts and vision for the community… Continue reading SURVEY – Share your thoughts on Burbank Community Garden