LATHER HELPS GROW PASADENA COMMUNITY GARDENS
LATHER, a Pasadena-based beauty company creating products from natural ingredients, launched a partnership with Pasadena Community Gardens to help raise money for PCG's first garden. On March 5, the company kicked off a "Giving Tree" fundraising promotion at its Pasadena retail store, at 17 East Colorado Blvd. in Old Town. Click here for further details.See "Why gardening is good for your skin" by Emilie Davidson Hoyt, Founder and President of Lather, on the Huffington Post
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR GARDEN "SPRING CLEANING"
Pasadena Community Gardens is looking for volunteers to help us prepare our property for the initial building phase of our first community garden. Workdays at the garden site are scheduled for April 13 and April 27. If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please let us know via email at email@example.com. Click here for further details.
GROW LA VICTORY GARDEN PROGRAM
On four consecutive Sundays from April 28 through May 19, from 10am to 1 pm, Pasadena Community Gardens, in cooperation with the University of California Cooperative Extension, invites you to participate in the Grow LA Victory Garden program. The program consists of a series of basic gardening skills classes, presented by the University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program. To enroll in the program or a class, contact Nico Anduze by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (310) 490-3161. Click here for further details.
WE NEED SOME GREEN TO MAKE OUR GARDEN GROW!
With assistance from AIA, Citizen Architects Pasadena Foothill Chapter volunteers, we now have a preliminary garden design.
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And that means we need donations and sponsorships to help us build a garden infrastructure that includes:
• Water service
• An irrigation system
• Raised garden beds
• A gate
• A tool shed and office area
• Garden tools
We thank you for your interest and support.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
Pasadena Community Gardens is dedicated to developing community gardens in Pasadena so residents can:
- Plant vegetables, fruits and flowers
- Transform abandoned, vacant properties into attractive and beneficial edible community gardens
- Learn about the benefits of sustainable, eco-friendly gardening and preservation of these gardens for generations to come
- Participate in educational opportunities that promote health and well-being