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NEWS SUMMARY:

  • August Work Day and Ice Cream Social – August 13th and 14th
  • More August Fun:  Community Garden Social – August 31st
  • No Chemicals In The Garden
  • Mason Jars Needed for Harvest Sale
  • Calendula Petals Needed for Harvest Sale
  • Harvest Sale – Sept 17th

CURRENT NEWS:

AUGUST EVENTS

Join us on August 13th for our workday.  9-noon.  On Sunday, August 14th at 4pm there will be an ICECREAM SOCIAL. Come say hi and enjoy a “make your own Sundae Bar”.  

COMMUNITY GARDEN SOCIAL

Come meet fellow gardeners, get inspired by touring a community garden, and talk with your neighbors. Light food and drinks will be provided!

DUG is hosting a garden get-together at Rosedale on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.  All are invited.  It’s a great opportunity to catch up with your garden neighbors and maybe discover all of their gardening secrets.  

You can sign up at the link below, or just drop in for a while.

Sign up:  https://form.jotform.com/denverurbangardens/community-garden-social

NO. SEVIN. E V E R!
An empty Sevin bottle was recently found in the garden.  Rosedale is a completely organic garden.  Never, ever, ever use Sevin, Roundup, or any similar chemicals.
 
Not only are the chemicals unsafe for human consumption, they are deadly to bees, especially honeybees.    
 
If you are struggling with pests in your garden, explore organic methods to control them.  Fellow gardeners possess a wealth of knowledge on the best methods to treat garden pests and love to share that knowledge with other gardeners.  DUG is another invaluable resource.  Check their website, www.dug.org, for information.

MASON JARS NEEDED

I’m making some flavored simple syrups and vinegars for the harvest sale, and I would love it if people have 4oz to 8oz mason jars that they would be willing to donate for that. I’ll put a large plastic bin under the kiosk tomorrow in which people could leave them. Also, if anyone grows horseradish or berries or other herbs/plants that they think would make good flavored vinegars or simple syrups, I would love some to make a few more types! Email me at agleichman@gmail.com or text me at 303-229-6011 to arrange a time to connect.    -Allison

CALENDULA PETALS NEEDED

I’m getting to work using some of the wax the Bee Team has been stashing away to make some hand salve to sell at the Harvest Sale.  I’d really like some Calendula petals to include in the salve – Calendula is really soothing for the skin!  If any gardeners have some petals or stems they are willing to share, please let me know.  lroberts@adt.com   Some lavender would be nice too!

I attached a photo for reference… Calendula (aka “Pot Marigold”) reseeds and volunteers itself nicely, so some folks may not even realize they have it growing in their plot. 😊  I just need the “ok” and the plot number(s) and I will go harvest a little bit.    -Lori


image001.jpgHARVEST SALE – SEPT.17th 

Volunteers and donations needed!   Hours will be 9 am until 2 pm.  Contact Ana Tolentino at atolenti@aol.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Work Days:  August 13th, Sept 17th, Oct. 15th
  • Ice Cream Social Sunday, August 14, 4 pm
  • Community Garden Social, August 31st.  
  • Harvest Sale, September 17, 9-2 pm
  • Coming – baking class with the Pretzel Pastor, details coming!

VOLUNTEER HOURS OPPORTUNITIES:

(record volunteer hours here)SIGN UP TO HELP WITH BOKASHI

All gardeners are asked to participate in one Bokashi session during the season.  One of the Bokashi team will be present at each session to guide the process and answer any bokashi questions you may have.  Each session takes about 45 minutes.  To schedule your session:  

  1. Sign in to the Hours site, https://www.trackitforward.com/site/rosedale-community-garden 
  2. Click on the Events Sign Up tab in the top menu, 
  3. Search through the listed Bokashi dates(it’s every Saturday)
  4. Click the Bokashi date that fits your schedule.
  5. Click on the orange Sign Up box on the right hand side and sign up.

Contacts:  

Bee Hives contact:  Brad Volin at bradvolin@gmail.com

Donation Plots contact:  Renata Hahn at ladyscapesllc@msn.com
Garlic Team contact: Priscilla Yacovoni at plots@rosedalegarden.org

Perennial Team & Herb Garden contact: Sarah Muntz at sarahmuntz@yahoo.com

Membership and website contact: Priscilla at plots@rosedalegarden.org

Leadership Contacts: Leadership@rosedalegarden.org  (Priscilla, Cindy, Sarah, Liz)Plots@rosedalegarden.org  (Priscilla)News@rosedalegarden.org  (Send your updates for the Monday News Email)Accounts@rosedalegarden.org  (Jackie) 
Mailing Address:  Rosedale Community Garden PO Box 415 Englewood, Co 80151-0415Visit us on the web at:  www.rosedalegarden.org


If you have questions please email us at leadership@rosedalegarden.org 
Rosedale Community Garden | PO Box 415 | Englewood | CO | 80151-0415

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