• June Work Day
  • Bokashi is Ready
  • Organic Help for Pests
  • Free Plants
  • Helpful Articles 


JUNE WORK DAY Our next work day is coming up – June 18th.  Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.  This is a great way to get in your volunteer hours and to meet your fellow gardeners.


We’ve got Bokashi!!!

The first barrel of bokashi was processed last week and new barrels will be processed weekly on Saturday mornings.  Thanks to all who turned out to help.  The green barrel is now full of bokashi tea to use in your gardens.  

Use the bokashi to fertilize your plants.  For new plants, in a watering can, dilute a couple of cups of bokashi tea with water and use around plants to add nutrients back into the soil.  As the plants mature, the bokashi tea can be used at full strength.

DIATOMACEOUS EARTH AVAILABLE There is a large bag of Diatomaceous Earth in the tool shed. If you’re seeing pinholes in your plants, particularly tomatoes, potatoes, peppers and eggplant, you likely have flea beetles that will kill a plant if left unattended. A light sprinkling of DE will help keep them at bay. Please feel free to use it but make sure it gets back into the shed for everyone else to use. 

DE is not effective once wet, so make sure your plants are dry before applying, and you might need to reapply if it rains.

FREE PLANTS If you see plants on the green picnic table or next to the bench under the linden tree at the front, they are free for the taking!  Often gardeners have extras or plants are donated.  If you see some, take some.  If you have some, leave some.  (And if you see some that look dry, please water them).

HELPFUL ARTICLES Planting companion plants:

These are some of the most common weeds that we will probably find in our garden this will tell us how to identify them and get them under control and hopefully get rid of them please send to all gardeners


Work Days:

  • June 18
  • July 16
  • Aug 13
  • Sept 17
  • Oct 15


(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, 
  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.


Bee Hives contact:  Brad Volin at

Donation Plots contact:  Renata Hahn at
Garlic Team contact: Priscilla Yacovoni at

Perennial Team & Herb Garden contact: Sarah Muntz at

Membership and website contact: Priscilla at plots@rosedalegarden.orgLeadership Contacts:  (Priscilla, Cindy, Sarah, Liz)  (Priscilla)  (Send your updates for the Monday News Email)  (Jackie) 
Mailing Address:  Rosedale Community Garden PO Box 415 Englewood, Co 80151-0415Visit us on the web at:

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


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