Website renewal

Just like a garden needs tender loving care and weeding in order to flourish – so too does a website. The GAGA website which has served our gardening community since 1981 has finally received some of that love and attention and been redesigned to take advantage of advances in technology which will make it easier to share information with our community. Those changes include: news items featured prominently on the home page navigational menu updated with a consolidation of similar items and removal of unneeded ones search functionality added contact form to simplify communication The redesign also encourages our community…

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November food news and events

Just Food News and Events  1. Nov 15, Dec 5 and Jan 13 | How to Start a Community Garden At the free workshop you will learn about the steps involved in starting a community garden. How to search for land, what is essential when starting a community garden, the supports that are available, tips for organizing the garden, and much more! This workshop facilitator is Jordan Bouchard of the Community Garden Network. Registration is required as space is limited. When: Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6:30 – 8:30 Where: 2391 Pepin Court, Ottawa ON RSVP: communitygardening@justfood.ca When: Wednesday, December 5,…

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Fall cleanup

Fall clean-up at the George Bushell Gardens on Orient Park Drive will take place on Saturday, October 13th commencing at 08:00 am. In the event of persistent rain, the clean-up will take place the following day. Annual plots need to be cleared of large vegetation (e.g. corn stalks) and non-compostable items (netting, twine, soil covers, garden hoses and tools, tomato cages, sticks and supports, etc.) by Friday, October 12, at the latest. GAGA cannot be held responsible for any items left on plots by clean-up day. If you are willing and able to volunteer with the clean-up please ensure that…

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