Mar 27th, 2009

Gardens Growing Families Offers Garden Plots in Lakeside

In an effort to get folks to grow more of their own food, and save some money in the process, Henrico County Extension Office is trying to encourage folks to plant their own gardens in a community plot in Lakeside.

Garden plots start at $5 and up for families in need.

As a Gardens Growing Families gardener, you and your family will attend FREE classes and workshop on: Importance of Fruits and Vegetables in Your Diet; Gardening: From Seed to Harvest; Integrated Pest Management and Pesticide Use; Food Preparation and Family Meals; Freezing and Canning; and Preparing for a Fall Garden.

Click here for a PDF of the Application.
Questions: call the Virginia Cooperative Extension (804)501-5160 for a more information.

(Please note this is a cross post with the Near West End News.)

Jonah Holland is Digital Content Manager at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, where she has worked for 14 years overseeing social media, the blog, and the website. She is also a mom, yogi, open water swimmer, gardener, and seeker. She's been known to go for a walk in the Garden and come back with hundreds of plant photos, completely inspired to write her next blog post.

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